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Meaning: city of the sannah; i.e., of the palm(?)

Joshua 15:49; the same as Kirjath-sepher (15:16; Judges 1:11) and Debir, a Canaanitish royal city included in Judah (Joshua 10:38; 15:49), and probably the chief seat of learning among the Hittites

It was about 12 miles to the southwest of Hebron.