Shaveh-kiriathaim (Shay´vuh-kihr-ee-uh-thay´im; Heb., “plain of Kiriathaim”)

The plain where the Elamite king Chedorlaomer fought and subdued the Emim (Gen 14:5). On the basis of the location in Kiriathaim the plain should be somewhere near el-Qereiyat, northwest of Dibon in what is now Jordan.

Gen 14:5

5In the fourteenth year Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him came and subdued the Rephaim in Ashteroth-karnaim, the Zuzim in Ham, the Emim in Shaveh-kir ... View more

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