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Qir-hareseth

kur-har’-seth, -ha-re’-seth> (qir-charesh, Isa 16:7; in 2Ki 3:25 the [[King James Version]] reads Kir-haraseth (pausal form)); (qir cheres, Jer 48:31,36; in Isa 16:11 the King James Version reads Kir-haresh (pausal form)): Modern scholars unanimously identify this city with [[Kir of Moab]]. In Jehoram’s invasion of Moab it alone withstood his attack; and on the city wall the king of Moab sacrificed his son (2Ki 3:25 ). It was obviously the capital, i.e. Kir Moab. The name is generally taken to mean "city of the sun." Cheyne, however, points out (EB, under the word):