Hazarshual (Hay´zuhr-shoo´uhl; Heb., meaning uncertain, possibly “the haunt of the fox”)

A settlement in southern Judah counted as belonging to the tribes of both Judah (Josh 15:28) and Simeon (Josh 19:3). It was probably originally occupied by Simeon and then later occupied by Judah as the tribe of Simeon lost its identity and was absorbed into Judah (1Chr 4:28-31; note Gen 49:5-7). It was later occupied by returning exiles (Neh 11:27). Its exact location is unknown.

Josh 15:28

28Hazar-shual, Beer-sheba, Biziothiah,

Josh 19:3

3Hazar-shual, Balah, Ezem,

1Chr 4:28-31

28They lived in Beer-sheba, Moladah, Hazar-shual,29Bilhah, Ezem, Tolad,30Bethuel, Hormah, Ziklag,31Beth-marcaboth, Hazar-susim, Beth-biri, and Shaaraim. These w ... View more

Gen 49:5-7

5Simeon and Levi are brothers;
weapons of violence are their swords.6May I never come into their council;
may I not be joined to their company—
for in their ang ... View more

Neh 11:27

27in Hazar-shual, in Beer-sheba and its villages,

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