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Kirjath-jearim

City of woods. A town on the boundary between Judah and Benjamin, 7½ miles northwest of Jerusalem (Josh. 9:17; 18:14–15); the Ark was here for 20 years (1 Sam. 6:21; 2 Sam. 6:2; 1 Chr. 13:5–6; 2 Chr. 1:4). It was also known as Kirjath-Baal or Baale-Judah, and Kirjath-arim.