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jearim in Easton's Bible Dictionary

forests, a mountain on the border of Judah (Josh. 15:10).

jearim in Smith's Bible Dictionary

(forests), Mount, a place named in specifying the northern boundary of Judah. #Jos 15:10| The boundary ran from Mount Seir to "the shoulder of Mount Jearim, which is Cesalon" --that is, Cesalon was the landmark on the mountain. Kesla, seven miles due west of Jerusalem, stands on a high point on the north slope of a lofty ridge, which is probably Mount Jearim.

jearim in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

JE'ARIM , MOUNT (mount of forests), a place named in noting the northern boundary of Judah. Josh 15:10. The boundary ran from Mount Seir to "the shoulder of Mount Jearim, which is Chesnlon" -- that is, Chesalon was the landmark on the mountain. Keslu stands 7 miles due west of Jerusalem, on a high point on the north slope of a lofty ridge, which is probably Mount Jearim. Considerable woods still exist there.

jearim in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

On the northern border of Judah (Joshua 15:10). see CHESALON (Kesla) was its shoulder, seven miles W. of Jerusalem, between wady Ghurab and w. Ismail. Wady Ghurab separates from it Kirjath Jeerira, which is two miles and a half to the N J. means "forests"; it still has lonely dark woods.