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Punon

Punon [N] [S]

precious stone; that beholds
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Punon'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Punon [N] [H]

(darkness ) one of the halting-places of the Israelite host during the last portion of the wandering. ( Numbers 33:42 Numbers 33:43 ) By Eusebius and Jerome, it is identified with Phaeno, which contained the copper-mines so well known at that period, and was situated between Petra and Zoar.


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

PUNON

pu'-non (punon):

A desert camp of the Israelites, the second after leaving Mt. Hor (Numbers 33:42,43). Eusebius (Onom 299 85; 123 9) mentions an Idumean village, North of Petra, in the desert, where convicts were mining copper, called Phinon or Phainon. These are doubtless identical.

See WANDERINGS OF ISRAEL.


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