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Meaning: liar or drunkard (see Isa. 28:1, 7)
has been from the time of the Crusaders usually identified with Sychem or Shechem (John 4:5)
It has now, however, as the result of recent explorations, been identified with 'Askar, a small Samaritan town on the southern base of Ebal, about a mile to the north of Jacob's well.