Nasor, the Plain of

Na'sor, The Plain Of

(τὸ πεδίον Νασώρ; Vulg. campus Asor), the scene of an action between Jonathan the Maccabee and the forces of Demetrius (1 Macc. 11:67; comp. 63). It was near Cades (Kadesh-Naphtali) on the one side, and the water of Gennesar (Lake of Gennesareth) on the other, and therefore mav be safely identified with the HAZOR which became so renowned in the history of the conquest for the victories of Joshua and Barak. In fact the name is the same, except that through the error of a transcriber the N from the preceding Greek word has become attached to it. Josephus (Ant. 13:5,7) gives it correctly, Α᾿σώρ;

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