Zareth-shahar


Zareth-shahar

Zareth-shahar - the splendour of the dawn, a city "in the mount of the valley"(Josh. 13:19). It is identified with the ruins of Zara, near themouth of the Wady Zerka Main, on the eastern shore of the Dead Sea, some 3 miles south of the Callirrhoe, in the territory of the Tribe of Reuben. Of this town butlittle remains. "A few broken basaltic columns and pieces ofwall about 200 yards back from the shore, and a ruined fortrather nearer the sea, about the middle of the coast line of theplain, are all that are left" (Henry Baker Tristram's "Land of Moab").


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  • Mount of the valley —    (Josh. 13:19), a district in the east of Jordan, in the territory of Reuben. The valley here was probably the Ghor or valley of the Jordan, and hence the mount would be the hilly region in the north end of the Dead Sea. (See Zareth shahar.) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary