springs, a place near Salim where John baptized ( John 3:23 ). It was probably near the upper source of the Wady Far'ah, an open valley extending from Mount Ebal to the Jordan. It is full of springs. A place has been found called 'Ainun, four miles north of the springs.
(springs ) a place "near to Salim," at which John baptized. ( John 3:23 ) It was evidently west of the Jordan, comp. ( John 3:22 ) with John 3:26 and with John 1:28 and abounded in water. It is given in the Omomasticon as eight miles south of Scythopolis "near Salem and the Jordan."