Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Ancient city and capital of northern Palestine. It was taken and burnt by Joshua; rebuilt and allotted to Naphtali, but was retaken by a second Jabin, king of Canaan, who was defeated by Deborah and Barak. It was fortified by Solomon, and was afterwards taken by Tiglath-pileser, and the inhabitants carried to Assyria. Joshua 11:1-13; Joshua 12:19; Joshua 19:36; Judges 4:2,17; 1 Samuel 12:9; 1 Kings 9:15; 2 Kings 15:29 . Identified by some with Jebel Hadireh, 33 4' N, 35 30' E . Others prefer the ruins at Harrah, about three miles to the N.E., which are much nearer the waters of Merom.
2. City in the south of Judah. Joshua 15:23 .
3. Apparently another city of Judah, which is distinguished thus: 'Hezron, which is Hazor.' Joshua 15:25 . See HAZOR-HADATTAH.
4. Place where the Benjamites resided after the return from exile. Nehemiah 11:33 . Identified with Hazzur, 31 50' N, 35 12' E .
5. Place in 'the east' that was to be smitten by Nebuchadnezzar, and be a desolation for ever. Jeremiah 49:28,30,33 . Not identified.
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.
Morrish, George. Entry for 'Hazor'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/h/hazor.html. 1897.