Hor’mah (a place laid waste), or Zephath, Judges 1:17, was the chief town of a king of a Canaanitish tribe on the south of Palestine, which was reduced by Joshua, and became a city of the territory of Judah, Josh. 15:30; 1 Sam. 30:30, but apparently belonged to Simeon. 1 Chron. 4:30.