Places Study on Ir-shemesh

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Ir-shemesh
IR-SHEMESH . See Beth-Shemesh, No. 1 .

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ir-Shemesh - Ir-shemesh
he'Res - (the sun ), ( Judges 1:35 ) a city of Dan, in Mount Ephraim, near Ajalon; possibly identical with Mount Jearim (Ir-shemesh, city of the gun)
Heres - It is probably connected with Beth-shemesh ( 1 Kings 4:9 , 2 Chronicles 28:18 ) or Ir-shemesh ( Joshua 19:41 ), on the boundary between Judah and Daniel 2:1-49
Beth-Shemesh - A city on the north of Judah belonging to the priests, Joshua 15:10; Joshua 21:16; perhaps Ir-shemesh and Mount Heres, Joshua 19:41; Judges 1:35; noted as the place to which the ark was returned, 1 Samuel 6:9-20; now a heap of ruins near ╩żAin Shems, about 14 miles west of Jerusalem
Beth-Shemesh - , called Ir-shemesh in Joshua 19:41 ) allotted to the children of Aaron ( Joshua 21:15 )
Bethshemesh - ) Ir-shemesh was the older name (compare Joshua 15:10; Joshua 19:41; Joshua 19:43; 1 Kings 4:9)
Dan (1) - The powerful Philistines near them drove them partly toward the mountainous region bordering on Judah, so as to encroach on Judah's towns, Zorah and Eshtaol and Ir-shemesh or Beth-shemesh; compare Joshua 15:33 with Joshua 19:41