(behth-hag' gan) Place name (NIV, TEV, NRSV) or common noun (KJV, NAS) meaning, “house of the garden.” King Ahaziah of Judah (841 B.C.) fled there from Jehu, but Jehu finally caught up and killed him (2 Kings 9:27). It is probably modern Jenin, southeast of Tanaach.
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