Ashan

Ashan [N] [S]

smoke
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Ashan'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Ashan [N] [H]

(smoke ), a city in the low country of Judah. ( Joshua 15:42 ) In ( Joshua 19:7 ) and 1Chr 4:32 it is mentioned again as belonging to Simeon. It has not yet been identified.


[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 'Ashan'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

ASHAN

a'-shan (`ashan):

An unknown site in the domain of Judah (Joshua 15:42), possessed by Simeon (Joshua 19:7), and mentioned among the priests' cities in 1 Chronicles 6:59. (44) = Joshua 21:16 (`ayin is a corruption of `ashan). Chorashan (or Borashan), which was probably the site of some reservoir in the Southwest part of Judah (1 Samuel 30:30), is the same as Ashan.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ASHAN'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.