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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Ir-Shemesh

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A city of Dan, mentioned with Shaalabbin and Ajalon (Joshua 19:41-42). Its parallel name in Judges (i 35, Hebr.) is "Har-Ḥeres" (the mountain of the sun). Some modern critics identify Ir-shemesh with See BETH-SHEMESH, in Judah. HERES

E. G. H.
M. Sel.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Ir-Shemesh'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/i/ir-shemesh.html. 1901.

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