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A Biblical word, dvir pronounced [dviʁ] (דְּבִיר) may refer to:

NamesEdit

  • Debir King of Eglon, a Canaanite king of Eglon, slain by Joshua. (Joshua 10) Aided by miracles, Joshua's army routed the Canaanite military, forcing Debir and the other kings to seek refuge in a cave. There they were trapped until later executed.

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In apocryphal literatureEdit

According to the ancient apocryphal Lives of the Prophets, after the death of Zechariah Ben Jehoiada, the priests of the Temple could no more, as before, see the apparitions of the angels of the Lord, nor could make divinations with the Ephod, nor give responses from the Debir.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Conder and Kitchener, 1883, SWP III, p. 402

See alsoEdit

BibliographyEdit

  • Conder, C.R.; Kitchener, H.H. (1883). The Survey of Western Palestine: Memoirs of the Topography, Orography, Hydrography, and Archaeology. 3. London: Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund.