; TIMNATH-SERAH (Tihm' nath-hee' reez; tihm' nath-ssee' ruh) Place of Joshua's inheritance and burial (Judges 2:9;
Joshua 24:30). Timnath-Heres means, “portion of the sun,” suggesting a site dedicated to sun worship (Judges 2:9). Timnath-Serah means, “remaining portion,” pointing to land given to Joshua following distribution of land to the tribes (Joshua 19:50;
Joshua 24:30). The site is identified with khirbet Tibneh about seventeen miles southwest of Shechem.
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