1) A son of Jehaleleel (1 Chr. 4:16).
   2) A city in the south of Judah (Josh. 15:24), probably at the pass of Sufah.
   3) A city in the mountains of Judah (Josh. 15:55), identified with the uninhabited ruins of Tell ez-Zif, about 5 miles south-east of Hebron. Here David hid himself during his wanderings (1 Sam. 23:19; Ps. 54, title).

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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