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Salchah. Deuteronomy 3:10. A city the extreme boundary of Bashan (Joshua 13:11), and of Gad (1 Chronicles 5:11). The district also (Joshua 12:5). The modern Salchah, Sulkhad, or Sarkhad, is seven hours' journey S.E. of Bozrah. Above the town on a volcanic hill, 400 ft. above the surrounding ground, an offshoot from the Bashan mountains, is a strong castle on the edge of the Euphrates desert, commanding a view of any foe who might approach, almost a day's journey off. The town is two or three miles hi circumference at the S. end of the jebel Hauran.

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

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