American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Or DOTHAIN, the place where Josephus was sold to the Ishmaelites, Genesis 37:17 , and where the Syrians were smitten with blindness at Elisha's word, 2 Kings 6:13 . It was on the caravan-route from Syria to Egypt, about eleven miles north of Samaria.
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Dothan'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/d/dothan.html. 1859.