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1. Youngestdaughter of Zelophehad. Numbers 26:33; Numbers 27:1; Numbers 36:11; Joshua 17:3 .

2. Ancient Canaanite city conquered by Joshua. At the division of the kingdom it became a royal city for the kings of Israel. In Song of Solomon 6:4 it is referred to as being 'beautiful,' but the LXX and the Vulgate do not in this passage regard it as a proper name. Joshua 12:24; 1 Kings 14:17; 1 Kings 15:21,33; 1 Kings 16:6-23; 2 Kings 15:14,16 . Identified with Teiasir, 32 20' N, 35 23' E .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Tirzah'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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