Jabin [N] [E] [H]
(whom God observes ).
- King of Hazor, who organized a confederacy of the northern princes against the Israelites. ( Joshua 11:1-3 ) Joshua surprised the allied forces by the waters of Merom, ver. 7, and utterly routed them. (B.C. 1448.) During the ensuing wars Joshua again attacked Jabin, and burnt his city. ( Joshua 11:1-14 )
- A king of Hazor, whose general, Sisera, was defeated by Barak. ( Judges 4:2 Judges 4:13 ) (B.C. 1316.)
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jabin'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.