A line (or natural boundary, as a mountain range).
   1) A tract in the land of Edom south of the Dead Sea (Ps. 83:7); now called Djebal.
   2) A Phoenician city, not far from the sea coast, to the north of Beyrout (Ezek. 27:9); called by the Greeks Byblos. Now Jibeil. Mentioned in the Amarna tablets.
   An important Phoenician text, referring to the temple of Baalath, on a monument of Yehu-melek, its king (probably B.C. 600), has been discovered.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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