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Kedesh

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1. City in the extreme south of Judah. Joshua 15:23 . Supposed by some to refer to Kadesh-barnea.

2. Canaanite city, taken by Joshua, allotted to Issachar, and given to the Levites. 1 Chronicles 6:72 . Called KISHION in Joshua 19:20 and KISHON in Joshua 21:28 . Identified with Tell Abu Kudeis, 32 34' N, 35 13' E .

3. City in Naphtali, allotted to the Levites, and a city of refuge. Joshua 12:22 ; Joshua 19:37 ; Joshua 20:7 ; Joshua 21:32 ; 2 Kings 15:29 ; 1 Chronicles 6:76 . Called KEDESH-NAPHTALI in Judges 4:6 . Identified with ruins at Kades, 33 7' N, 35 32' E . It has been supposed that Barak assembled his army, not at Kedesh in Naphtali, but somewhere nearer to Mount Tabor and to the river Kishon, where Sisera had his troops. Judges 4:10-13 . It was possibly at Kadish, 32 44' N, 35 33' E .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Kedesh'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/k/kedesh.html. 1897.

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