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Holman Bible Dictionary - Hazar-shual
(hay' zahr-sshyoo' uhl) Place name meaning, “encampment of the foxes.” Town near Beersheba in tribal territory of Judah (Joshua 15:28 ) but allotted to tribe of Simeon (Joshua 19:3 ; 1 Chronicles 4:28 ). Jews returning from Exile in Babylon lived there (Nehemiah 11:27 ). It may be modern khirbet el-Watan.



Easton's Bible Dictionary - Hazar-shual
Village or enclosure of the jackal, a city on the south border of Judah (Joshua 15:28 ; Nehemiah 11:27 ). It has been identified with the ruins of Saweh, half-way between Beersheba and Moladah.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Hazar-shual
A wolf's house
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Hazar-shual
HAZAR-SHUAL . A place in S. Judah ( Joshua 15:28 = 1 Chronicles 4:28 ) or Simeon ( Joshua 19:3 ), re-peopled by Jews after the Captivity ( Nehemiah 11:27 ). It may be the ruin Sa‘weh on a hill E. of Beersheba.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Hazar-shual
("fox or jackal village"); in southern Judah, between Hazar-Gaddah and Beersheba (Joshua 15:28; Joshua 19:3; 1 Chronicles 4:28; Nehemiah 11:27); now Saweh.

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Hazar-Shual - Hazar-shual
Hazar - Hazar is a common element in place names: Hazar-enan ( Ezekiel 47:17 ); Hazar-gaddah (Joshua 15:27 ); Hazar-shual (Joshua 15:28 ); Hazar-susah (Joshua 19:5 )
Hazarsusah - the sites of Hazar-shual and Hazar-Gaddah are described as walled towns of flint, answering to the meaning of Hazar, an "enclosure
ha'Zer, - ... Hazar-shual (village of jackals ), a town in the southern district of Judah, lying between Hazar-gaddah and Beersheba