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also known as: Baalshalisha

Meaning: lord of Shalisha

This is the ancient name of a place from which a man came with abundant provisions for Elisha, apparently not far from Gilgal (2 Kings 4:42).

It has been identified with a place once called Sirisia, 13 miles north of Lod, Israel.

General area of Sirisia—satellite view
Article Version: September 19, 2017