a town of the tribe of Dan (Josh. 19:44). It was fortified by Solomon (1 Kings 9:18; 2 Chr. 8:6). Some have identified it with Bel'ain, in Wady Deir Balut.
Moreover, he built two other cities not far from it, Beth-horon was the name of one of them, and baalath of the other.
baalath, the seventh stronghold, has not yet been identified.
And all the villages round about these cities to baalath Beer Ramath to the south quarter.