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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Bohan (2)

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(Heb. Bohan', בֹּהִן, a thumb; Sept. Βαιών ), a Reubenite, (See BEN- BOHAN), in whose honor a stone was erected which afterward served as a boundarymark on the frontier of Judah and Benjamin (Joshua 15:6; Joshua 18:17). It does not appear from the text whether this stone was a sepulchral monument, or set up to commemorate some great exploit performed by this Bohan in the conquest of Canaan (comp. 1 Samuel 7:12). See STONE. Bunting(Itinerar. tot. S. Script. p. 144), mentioning Bahurim, says that near to it, in the valley, is a stone called Bohan, of extraordinary size, and shining like marble; but this wants confirmation (yet comp. Schwarz, Palest. p. 94). It was situated in the valley of Achor, between Beth-Arabah and Debir, apparently along the eastern side of the present Wady Dabr running into the Dead Sea. (See TRIBE).


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Bohan (2)'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/b/bohan-2.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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