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Anem
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Anem
Anem (עָנֵם‎, anem). A Levitical city assigned to the Gershomites of the tribe of Issachar (1 Chr 6:73). In a parallel list of Levitical cities in Josh 21, En-gannim (עֵין גַּנִּים‎, ein gannim) is named instead of Anem (Josh 21:29).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Anem (Place)
ANEM (PLACE) [Heb ʿānēm (עָנֵם)]. A town in the inheritance of Issachar assigned to the Gershomite clan of the Levites as a levitical city (1 Chr 6:58—Eng 6:73). Another list of levitical cities is preserved in Joshua 21, where in v 29 Anem is replaced by En-gannim.Most researchers have concluded
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Anem
Anem. Town in Issachar’s territory given to the priestly family of Gershom (1 Chr 6:73). It was also called Engannim (Jos 21:29) and was probably located southeast of Mt Tabor.See Levitical Cities; Engannim #2.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Anem
Anem āʹnəm [Heb. ‘ānēm—‘two springs’; Gk. Anam]. A place mentioned with Ramoth among the cities of Issachar assigned to the Gershomite Levites (1 Ch. 6:73). In the parallel list (Josh. 21:29) are mentioned Jarmuth and Engannim, corresponding to Ramoth and Anem; therefore Anem and En-gannim (Jenîn)
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Anem
ANEM Town in Issachar’s territory given to the priestly family of Gershom (1 Chr 6:73). It was also called En-gannim (Jos 21:29) and was probably located southeast of Mt Tabor.See also Levitical Cities; En-gannim #2.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Anem
ANEM. A town with its pasture land in the area of the tribe of Issachar given to the Gershomites (1 Chr 6:73).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Anem
Anem (Heb. ʿānēm) (also EN-GANNIM)A levitical city in the tribal territory of Issachar, given to the Gershomites (1 Chr. 6:73 [MT 58]). At Josh. 19:21; 21:29 it is called En-gannim, which may be identified with modern Jenîn (178207) or Khirbet Beit Jann (196235). For topographical reasons the site
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Anem
Anem [āˊnəm] (Heb. ˓ānēm “two springs”). A levitical city in the tribal territory of Issachar, given to the Gershomites (1 Chr. 6:73); at Josh. 19:21; 21:29 it is called En-gannim, which has been identified with modern Jenîn. For topographical reasons the site is more likely ˓Olam, 11 km. (7
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Anem
A´nem (two springs), a city of Issachar, with “suburbs,” belonging to the Gershonites. 1 Chron. 6:73.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Anem
A´NEM (aʹnem; “two fountains”). A Levitical city in Issachar, assigned to the Gershomites (1 Chron. 6:73). It is called En-gannim (Josh. 19:21; 21:29).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Anem
Anemtwo fountains, a Levitical city in the tribe of Issachar (1 Chr. 6:73). It is also called En-gannim (q.v.) in Josh. 19:21; the modern Jenin.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Anem
ANEM [A nem] — a place listed among the cities of Issachar and assigned to the priests (1 Chr. 6:73). Located about 11 kilometers (7 miles) southwest of Mount Gilboa, Anem’s modern name is Jenin.
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