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Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature


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Kei´lah, a city of the tribe of Judah (), about twenty miles south-west from Jerusalem. When this city was besieged by the Philistines, David was commissioned by God to relieve it; notwithstanding which, if he had not made his escape, the ungrateful inhabitants would have delivered him into the hands of Saul (). Keilah was a considerable city in the time of Nehemiah (), and existed in the days of Eusebius and Jerome, who place it eight Roman miles from Eleutheropolis on the road to Hebron.





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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Keilah'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature".

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