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Zer

ZER (zêr, Heb. tsēr). A fortified city NW of the Sea of Galilee. It was given in Joshua’s time to the tribe of Naphtali (Josh.19.35).


ZER zûr (צֵ֔ר). A fortified city of Naphtali (Josh 19:35). It is not identified.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

zer, zer (tser; in Septuagint the verse (Jos 19:35) reads kai hai poleis teichereis ton Turion, which implies a Hebrew text with ha-tsurim, "Tyrians"; this must be an error): One of the fortified cities in Naphtali, named between Ziddim (ChaTTin) and Hammath (el-Chammeh, South of Tiberias). If the text is correct, it must have lain on the slopes West of the Sea of Galilee. It is not identified.