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(See GOZAN.) Now the Khabour; omitting "by" in 2 Kings 17:6; 2 Kings 18:11. But "Halah" a province, going directly before Habor in the same connection, favors KJV It would be awkward to say he put them "in Halah," a province, and "in Habor," a river. Probably the river Habor gave its name to the province. It joins the Euphrates at Circesium; the country adjoining abounds in mounds, the remains of Assyrian cities. The Khabour is mentioned in an inscription of the 9th century.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Habor'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. 1949.

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