), one of the towns of Judah situated in the hill country. (Josh.
15.58; 1 Chron.
4.39.) Eusebius mentions a village named Κέδους,
10 miles distant from Diospolis (Lydda), on the road to Eleutheropolis (Onomast. s. v.
), which may possibly be identical with “a place with ruins on the brow of the high mountain ridge . . called Jedûr,
which is doubtless the same as the Gedor of the mountains of Judah.” (Biblical Res.
vol. ii. p. 338.)