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Map of Old Testament Israel - Beth-haccherem
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Beth-haccherem Kh. Salih. Jer. 6. 1; Neh. 3. 14. Not to be identified with 'Ain Karim, q.v., but very near Ramat Rahel
Jeremiah 6:1 - O ye children of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the midst of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa, and set up a sign of fire in Bethhaccerem: for evil appeareth out of the north, and great destruction.
Nehemiah 3:14 - But the dung gate repaired Malchiah the son of Rechab, the ruler of part of Bethhaccerem; he built it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof.
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