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Hebrew: חֶרֶס —transliteration: Cheres

Meaning: sun

  1. Mount Heres

    Judges 1:35

    Hebrew: Har-Heres —meaning: sun-mountain

    a mountain east of the Jordan River and a dwelling place of the Amorites

    …the Amorites were determined to dwell in Mount Heres, in Aijalon, and in Shaalbim… —Judges 1:35 NKJV

    Gideon the son of Joash returned from battle, from the Ascent of Heres. —Judges 8:13 NKJV

    probably identical with Irshemesh in Joshua 19:41

  2. Timnath Heres

    Now Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of the Lord, died when he was one hundred and ten years old. And they buried him within the border of his inheritance at Timnath Heres, in the mountains of Ephraim, on the north side of Mount Gaash. —Judges 2:8-9 NKJV

  3. Therefore my heart shall resound like a harp for Moab,
    And my inner being for Kir Heres. —Isaiah 16:11 NKJV

    …I will mourn for the men of Kir Heres. —Jeremiah 48:31 NKJV

    Also see: Jeremiah 48:36

  4. See: On

    Isaiah 19:18, marginal note

Article Version: June 27, 2019