Shaaraim (Shay´uh-ray´im; Heb., “double gate”)

1 A town of Judah in the Shephelah (Josh 15:36); it was somewhere near Azekah in or near the Wadi es-Sant (1Sam 17:52). 2 The Simeonite city of (1Chr 4:31). It may be the Sharuhen of (Josh 19:6).

Josh 15:36

36Shaaraim, Adithaim, Gederah, Gederothaim: fourteen towns with their villages.

1Sam 17:52

52The troops of Israel and Judah rose up with a shout and pursued the Philistines as far as Gath and the gates of Ekron, so that the wounded Philistines fell on ... View more

1Chr 4:31

31Beth-marcaboth, Hazar-susim, Beth-biri, and Shaaraim. These were their towns until David became king.

Josh 19:6

6Beth-lebaoth, and Sharuhen—thirteen towns with their villages;

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