Hebron

Boyd’s Bible Dictionary:

(friendship). (1) Son of Kohath (Ex. 6:1818And the sons of Kohath; Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel: and the years of the life of Kohath were an hundred thirty and three years. (Exodus 6:18); Num. 3:19,2719And the sons of Kohath by their families; Amram, and Izehar, Hebron, and Uzziel. (Numbers 3:19)
27And of Kohath was the family of the Amramites, and the family of the Izeharites, and the family of the Hebronites, and the family of the Uzzielites: these are the families of the Kohathites. (Numbers 3:27)
). (2) Person or place (1 Chron. 2:4242Now the sons of Caleb the brother of Jerahmeel were, Mesha his firstborn, which was the father of Ziph; and the sons of Mareshah the father of Hebron. (1 Chronicles 2:42)). (3) Ancient city of Judah, 20 mi. S. of Jerusalem (Gen. 13:1818Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the Lord. (Genesis 13:18); Num. 13:2222And they ascended by the south, and came unto Hebron; where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of Anak, were. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.) (Numbers 13:22)); Arba (Josh. 21:1111And they gave them the city of Arba the father of Anak, which city is Hebron, in the hill country of Judah, with the suburbs thereof round about it. (Joshua 21:11); Judg. 1:1010And Judah went against the Canaanites that dwelt in Hebron: (now the name of Hebron before was Kirjath-arba:) and they slew Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai. (Judges 1:10)).

Concise Bible Dictionary:

1. City and district in which Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob dwelt, about twenty-two miles south of Jerusalem. There also Sarah died, and was buried in the cave of Machpelah, as were also Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Rebekah, and Leah (Gen. 49:3131There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah. (Genesis 49:31)). The city was built seven years before “Zoan in Egypt” and had been formerly called KIRJATH-ARBA. It was thus one of the most ancient cities known in the world. It was possessed by the Canaanites, until conquered by Joshua, and the city given to Caleb, in the portion of Judah. It afterward became a city of refuge. David reigned in Hebron seven and a half years (Gen. 13:1818Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the Lord. (Genesis 13:18); Gen. 23:2,192And Sarah died in Kirjath-arba; the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan: and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her. (Genesis 23:2)
19And after this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre: the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan. (Genesis 23:19)
; Num. 13:2222And they ascended by the south, and came unto Hebron; where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of Anak, were. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.) (Numbers 13:22); Josh. 10:3636And Joshua went up from Eglon, and all Israel with him, unto Hebron; and they fought against it: (Joshua 10:36); Josh. 20:77And they appointed Kedesh in Galilee in mount Naphtali, and Shechem in mount Ephraim, and Kirjath-arba, which is Hebron, in the mountain of Judah. (Joshua 20:7); Judg. 1:10,2010And Judah went against the Canaanites that dwelt in Hebron: (now the name of Hebron before was Kirjath-arba:) and they slew Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai. (Judges 1:10)
20And they gave Hebron unto Caleb, as Moses said: and he expelled thence the three sons of Anak. (Judges 1:20)
; 2 Sam. 2:1111And the time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months. (2 Samuel 2:11)). There is still a large town on the spot, with some 18,000 inhabitants, called el Khulil, 31° 32' N, 35° 6' E. Also a mosque, said to be built over the cave of Machpelah. This is strictly guarded, very few being allowed to see the tomb.
Mosque at Hebron

Jackson’s Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names:

communion : one who has crossed (in Josh. 19:28)