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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  head  of  the  stream;  bridle,  one  of  Nimrod's  cities  (Gen.  10:12), 
  "between  Nineveh  and  Calah."  It  has  been  supposed  that  the  four 
  cities  named  in  this  verse  were  afterwards  combined  into  one 
  under  the  name  of  Nineveh  (q.v.).  Resen  was  on  the  east  side  of 
  the  Tigris.  It  is  probably  identified  with  the  mound  of  ruins 
  called  Karamless 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
  Resen,  a  bridle  or  bit 

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