1. A chief city of northern Canaan, whose king Jabin, at the head of an allied host, was defeated by Joshua, Joshua 11:1-13. Hazor revived, however, and for a time oppressed the Israelites; but was subdued by Barak, fortified by Solomon, and remained in the possession of Israel until the invasion of Tiglathpileser, Joshua 19:36; Judges 4:2; 1 Kings 9:15; 2 Kings 15:29. It lay not far from Lake Merom.
2. A region in Arabia, laid waste by Nebuchadnezzar, Jeremiah 49:28- 33. Its location is unknown.
3. Cities in Judah and Benjamin, Joshua 15:23; Nehemiah 11:33.
These dictionary topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859. Public Domain, copy freely.