A city in the low country of Judah (Joshua 15:38) named next to Lachish
“God-subdued,” the title given by Amaziah to the cliff (Authorized Version Selah)—the stronghold of the Edomites—after he had captured it from them (2 Kings 14:7). The parallel narrative of 2 Chronicles 25:11-13 supplies fuller details.
Smith's Bible Names Dictionary (1866)
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