Harod

“Palpitation, a fountain near which Gideon and his army encamped” on the morning of the day when they encountered and routed the Midianites (Judg. 7). It was south of the hill Moreh. The “present `Ain Jalud (“Goliath’s Fountain”), south of Jezreel and” “nearly opposite Shunem, is probably the fountain here referred” “to (7:4, 5).”

An epithet applied to two of David’s heroes (2 Sam. 23:25). (Comp. 1 Chr. 11:27.)

Definition of Harod: “astonishment; fear”

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