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Bozrah

Smith's Bible Dictionary

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Boz'rah. (fortress).

1. In Edom, the city of Jobab, the son of Zerah, one of the early kings of that nation. Genesis 36:33; 1 Chronicles 1:44. Mentioned by Isaiah, Isaiah 34:6; Isaiah 63:1, in connection with Edom, and by Jeremiah, Jeremiah 49:13; Jeremiah 49:22; Amos 1:12, and Micah 2:12. Its modern representative is el-Busaireh, which lies on the mountain district to the southeast of the Dead Sea.

2. In his catalogue of the cities of the land of Moab, Jeremiah, Jeremiah 48:24, mentions a Bozrah as in "the plain country" Jeremiah 48:21, that is, the high level downs, on the east of the Dead Sea.

Bibliography Information
Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Bozrah'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​sbd/​b/bozrah.html. 1901.
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