(a ruin ), a town in the north of Palestine, belonging to the tribe of Naphtali. It was taken and plundered by the captains of Ben-hadad, ( 1 Kings 15:20 ; 2 Chronicles 16:4 ) and a second time by Tiglath-pileser. ( 2 Kings 16:29 ) It was situated a few miles northwest of the site of Dan, in a fertile and beautiful little plain called Merj Ayun .
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Ijon'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".