In Edom, the city of Jobab the son of Zerah, one of the early kings of that nation (Genesis 36:33; 1 Chronicles 1:44). Mentioned by Isaiah (Isaiah 34:6; 63:1) in connection with Edom, and by Jeremiah (Jeremiah 49:13, 22; Amos 1:12; and Micah 2:12). Its modern representative is el-Busaireh, which lies on the mountain district to the southeast of the Dead Sea.
In his catalogue of the cities of the land of Moab, Jeremiah (Jeremiah 48:24) mentions a Bozrah as in “the plain country” (Jeremiah 48:21), i.e. the high level downs on the east of the Dead Sea.
Smith's Bible Names Dictionary (1866)
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