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Carnaim

CARNAIM

kar-na'-im, kar'-na-im (Karnein, 1 Macc 5:26, Karnain, verses 43, to Karnion, 2 Macc 12:21,26):

One of the strong cities besieged and captured by Judas Maccabeus in his campaign East of the Jordan (1 Macc 5:26,43 f). In the temple of Atargatis, which was situated here, those who fled from the city were put to death. It is apparently identical with Ashteroth Karnaim. It is called Camion in 2 Macc 12:21.


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