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ZEBOIM . 1 . ‘The ravine of Zebô‘im’ (‘ravine of the hy¿nas’) is named in 1 Samuel 13:18 in describing the route followed by one of the bands of Philistine maranders. It is prob. the Wâdy el-Kelt or one of its branches. The name Wâdy abû Dabâ (‘hyæna gorge’) is still applied to a ravine in this neighbourhood. The same locality appears to be referred to in the Zeboim of Nehemiah 11:34 . Nehemiah 11:2 . Hosea 11:8 . See Zeboiim.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Zeboim'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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