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Hazor

[hah-zawr, -zohr] /hɑˈzɔr, -ˈzoʊr/
noun
1.
an ancient city in Israel, N of the Sea of Galilee: extensive excavations; capital of Canaanite kingdom.
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  • Mohar, whither must you take a journey to the city of Hazor?

  • Mohar, whither must you take a journey to the land of Hazor?

    Patriarchal Palestine Archibald Henry Sayce
  • From Hazor the road ran northwards to Hamath, the Hamah of to-day.

    Patriarchal Palestine Archibald Henry Sayce
  • But even these latter cities can scarcely be the "Hazor" of Jeremiah, and the more northern are quite out of the question.

  • The king of Hazor called together the associated tribes, and their camp was pitched near Lake Merom.

    The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas Jesse L. Hurlbut
  • Hazor and many other places were also treated in the same way, "there was not any left to breathe."

    Bible Romances George W. Foote
  • And Jonathan and his army encamped at the water of Gennesaret, and early in the morning they went to the plain of Hazor.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • The situation of Hazor has been disputed by geographers, and Robinson, who is usually so accurate, differs from other authorities.

  • For this reason Hazor was treated like Jericho, utterly destroyed, as were also the other cities of the confederate kings.

  • These warriors concentrated themselves at Hazor, where Jabin, the local king, ruled over several districts.

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