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- proper n. A lake in northern Israel, located about fifteen miles northeast of the ancient city of Nazareth.
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(Joshua 11: 5,7) It is a remarkable fact that though by common consent "the waters of Merom" are identified with the lake thorough which the Jordan runs between Banias and the Sea of Galilee -- the Bahr el-Huleh of the modern Arabs -- Yet that identity cannot be proved by any ancient record.
For though Zebulon's territory touched the Sea of Galilee on the east and swept westward over a big portion of the Plain of Esdraelon, it yet went only two-thirds of the way to the Mediterranean coastline, having