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Ain

Ain [N] [H]

(spring, well ).

  1. One of the landmarks on the eastern boundary of Palestine. ( Numbers 34:11 ) It is probably Ain el-Azy , the main source of the Orontes.
  2. One of the southernmost cities of Judah, ( Joshua 15:32 ) afterwards allotted to Simeon, ( Joshua 19:7 ; 1 Chronicles 4:32 ) and given to the priests. ( Joshua 21:16 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Ain'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.