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Enon

Enon [S]

cloud; mass of darkness; fountain; eye
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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Bibliography Information

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

Enon [H]

(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. This is indicated by the name, which is merely a Greek version of a Chaldee word signifying "springs." AEnon is given in the Onomasticon as eight miles south of Scythopolis, "near Salem and the Jordan."


[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Enon'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.