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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Jabneel of Naphtali

is identified by Condei (Tent Work, 2:337), with Yemma, a modern village wit} a spring of the same name, four miles south-west of the Sea of Tiberias, but with no special signs of antiquith (Memoirs accompanying the Ordnance Map, 1:365). Jabneh. The modern site Yebnah is located midway (four and a quarter miles) between Akir (Ekron and the shore, and is thus spoken of in the Memoirs accompanying the Ordnance Survey (2:441): "The modern village occupies a strong position on a rounded hill the houses being mostly of mud. The only remains of interest noted were the church in the village and the mosque west of it." which are described in detail.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Jabneel of Naphtali'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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