tower of the flock, a tower between Bethlehem and Hebron, near
which Jacob first halted after leaving Bethlehem (Gen. 35:21).
In Micah 4:8 the word is rendered "tower of the flock" (marg.,
"Edar"), and is used as a designation of Bethlehem, which
figuratively represents the royal line of David as sprung from
Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'edar' Eastons Bible Dictionary". bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.