(lee' hi) Place name meaning “chin” or “jawbone.” City where Samson killed 1,000 Philistines with the jawbone of a donkey and where God provided water from the jawbone (Judges 15:1). Many interpreters read
2 Samuel 23:11 as occurring at Lehi (TEV, NRSV, REB). The site was apparently in Judah near Beth-shemesh.
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'LEHI'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".