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("cave".) Joshua 13:4. A town "beside (rather "belonging to") the Sidonians, which Israel failed to take possession of. Keil makes Mearah "the cave of Jezzin," E. of Sidon, in the steep of Lebanon, a hiding place of the Druses at the present time. But then one would expect the to precede. Reland suggests Meroth, the limit of Galilee on the W. (Josephus Ant. 2:20, section 6; 3:3, section 1.)

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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'mearah' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

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