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Jattir

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(jat' tuhr) Place name meaning, “the remainder.” Town in the hills of the tribal territory of Judah (Joshua 15:48 ). David gave some of war booty from victory over Amalekites to Jattir (1 Samuel 30:27 ). Joshua reserved it for the Levites (Joshua 20:14 ). It was located near modern khirbet Attir about thirteen miles south southwest of Hebron and fourteen miles northeast of Beersheba.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Jattir'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/j/jattir.html. 1991.

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