The Definition of the word Zorah
Place of wasps, a town in the low country of Judah, afterwards "given to Dan (Josh. 19:41; Judg. 18:2), probably the same as" "Zoreah (Josh. 15:33). This was Samson's birthplace (Judg. 13:2," "25), and near it he found a grave (16:31). It was situated on" "the crest of a hill overlooking the valley of Sorek, and was" fortified by Rehoboam (2 Chr. 11:10). It has been identified "with Sur'ah, in the Wady Surar, 8 miles west of Jerusalem. It is" noticed on monuments in the fifteenth century B.C. as attacked by the Abiri or Hebrews.