Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Harod ” means fear

Harod : , The well of, a spring by which Gideon and his great army encamped on the morning of the day which ended in the rout of the Midianites. (Judges 7:1) and where the trial of the people by their mode of drinking apparently took place. The Ain Jalud is very suitable to the circumstances, as being at present the largest spring in the neighborhood.

Related Resources
  • Easton’s Bible Dictionary
  • Hitchcocks’s Bible Names