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; TIMNATH-SERAH (Tihm' nath-hee' reez; tihm' nath-ssee' ruh) Place of Joshua's inheritance and burial (Judges 2:9 ; Joshua 19:50 ; Joshua 24:30 ). Timnath-Heres means, “portion of the sun,” suggesting a site dedicated to sun worship (Judges 2:9 ). Timnath-Serah means, “remaining portion,” pointing to land given to Joshua following distribution of land to the tribes (Joshua 19:50 ; Joshua 24:30 ). The site is identified with khirbet Tibneh about seventeen miles southwest of Shechem.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Timnath-Heres'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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