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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Edar, Tower of

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This occurs only in Genesis 35:21 , and signifies 'Tower of the flock.' Probably a tower built by the shepherds for the protection of their flocks. It was apparently a little south of Bethlehem. Jacob halted there with his flocks. The expression 'tower of the flock' occurs in Micah 4:8 (Edar in the margin ) as the stronghold of the daughter of Zion.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Edar, Tower of '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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