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Bible Dictionaries

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Jabneel

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  • A town in the north boundary of Judah (Joshua 15:11 ), called afterwards by the Greeks Jamnia, the modern Yebna, 11 miles south of Jaffa. After the fall of Jerusalem (A.D. 70), it became one of the most populous cities of Judea, and the seat of a celebrated school.

  • A town on the border of Naphtali (Joshua 19:33 ). Its later name was Kefr Yemmah, "the village by the sea," on the south shore of Lake Merom.

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    These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Jabneel'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/j/jabneel.html. 1897.

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