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Holman Bible Dictionary

Sychar

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(ssi' kahr) Place name intended to note “falsehood,” though perhaps originally derived from “Shechem.” A village in Samaria where Jacob's well is located (John 4:5-6 ). Jesus rested by the well and there ministered to a Samaritan woman. Jacob bought the parcel of land from “the children of Hamor, Shechem's father” (Genesis 33:19 ). The site has been identified variously with Shechem and a village just north of there called Askar. Archaeological excavations have revealed that Sychar and Shechem are part of the same ancient settlement.


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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Sychar'. Holman Bible Dictionary. http://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/view.cgi?n=6071. 1991.

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