International Standard Bible EncyclopediaQIR-HARESETH; KIR-HERES
kur-har'-seth, -ha-re'-seth> (qir-charesh, Isaiah 16:7; in 2 Kings 3:25 the King James Version reads Kir-haraseth (pausal form)); (qir cheres, Jeremiah 48:31, 36; in Isaiah 16:11 the King James Version reads Kir-haresh (pausal form)): Modern scholars unanimously identify this city with Kir of Moab. In Jehoram's invasion of Moab it alone withstood his attack; and on the city wall the king of Moab sacrificed his son (2 Kings 3:25). It was obviously the capital, i.e. Kir Moab. The name is generally taken to mean "city of the sun." Cheyne, however, points out (EB, under the word):
ThesaurusKirheres (3 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Kirheres (3 Occurrences). Isaiah 16:11 Therefore my bowels
sound like a harp for Moab, and mine inward parts for Kirheres. (DBY). ...
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Bible ConcordanceKirheres (3 Occurrences)
Isaiah 16:11 Therefore my bowels sound like a harp for Moab, and mine inward parts for Kirheres.
Jeremiah 48:31 Therefore will I howl for Moab, and I will cry out for all Moab; mine heart shall mourn for the men of Kirheres.
Jeremiah 48:36 Therefore mine heart shall sound for Moab like pipes, and mine heart shall sound like pipes for the men of Kirheres: because the riches that he hath gotten are perished.
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