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Reference: Mearah

Easton

a cave, a place in the northern boundary of Palestine (Jos 13:4). This may be the cave of Jezzin in Lebanon, 10 miles east of Sidon, on the Damascus road; or probably, as others think, Mogheirizeh, north-east of Sidon.

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Fausets

("cave".) Jos 13:4. A town "beside (rather "belonging to") the Sidonians, which Israel failed to take possession of. Keil makes Mearah "the cave of Jezzin," E. of Sidon, in the steep of Lebanon, a hiding place of the Druses at the present time. But then one would expect the to precede. Reland suggests Meroth, the limit of Galilee on the W. (Josephus Ant. 2:20, section 6; 3:3, section 1.)

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Hastings

Mentioned amongst the districts of Palestine that had yet to be possessed (Jos 13:4). The text is doubtful.

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Morish

Mea'rah

Place in the north of Canaan, mentioned by Joshua as a boundary of the land that had not then been possessed: it is called in the margin 'the cave.' Jos 13:4. Identified with Mogheiriyeh, 33 38' N, 35 26' E.

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Smith

Mea'rah

(a cave), a place named in

Jos 13:4

only. The word means in Hebrew a cave, and it is commonly assumed that the reference is to some remarkable cavern in the neighborhood of Zidon.

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