Beit Choron

Beth horon, Beth-horon, בֵית־חוֹרֹן
Beit Choron (Wikipedia)
Upper Bethoron, drawing from 1880

Bethoron (also Beth-Horon) (House of Horon) was an ancient biblical town strategically located on the Gibeon-Aijalon road, guarding the "ascent of Beth-Horon". Upper Bethoron appears in Joshua 16:5 and Lower Bethoron in Joshua 16:3 and 1 Chronicles 7:24. and I Maccabees 3:16.

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