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(hoh' lahn) Place name meaning, “sandy spot.” 1. Town in the hill country of Judah allotted to tribe of Judah and given as city for Levites (Joshua 15:51; Joshua 21:15 ). It may be modern khirbet Illin near Beth-zur. The parallel passage (1 Chronicles 6:58 ) has Hilez or Hilen in different manuscripts. 2. City of Moab that Jeremiah condemned (Jeremiah 48:21 ). Its location is not known.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Holon'. Holman Bible Dictionary.​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​h/holon.html. 1991.