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Balamon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Balamon
Balamon (Βαλαμων, Balamōn) A village in northern Samaria, where Judith’s husband Manasseh was buried (Judith 8:3). It may be the same place as Balbaim where the forces of Holofernes camped (Judith 7:3) and might be the same as the Belmain mentioned in Judith 4:4.
Balbaim
Balbaim (Βελβαιμ, Belbaim). A village near Dothan where Holofernes camped with his army (Judith 7:3). It is likely the same place as Balamon, where Judith’s husband Manasseh was buried (Judith 8:3). The site is usually identified as the modern Ibleam. Balbaim might also be the same as Belmain mentioned
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Balamon (Place)
BALAMON (PLACE) [Gk Balamōn (Βαλαμων)]. One of two settlements marking the location of a field in which Manasseh, the husband of Judith, was buried (Jdt 8:3), the other location identified being Dothan (Gk Dothaim). Although its precise location remains unknown, the text of Judith makes it clear that
Balbaim (Place)
BALBAIM (PLACE) [Gk Belbaim (Βελβαιμ)]. A site mentioned in the book of Judith, whose exact location is unknown (Jdt 7:3). It is often assumed to be identical with the BELMAIN in 4:4 and the BALAMON in 8:3. If this is the case, it may be identified with Abel-maim (M.R. 204296) some 13 miles south of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Balamon
Balamon balʹə-mən [GK. Balamōn]; AV BALAMO. In the field between Balamon and Dothaim, Manasses the husband of Judith was buried (Jth. 8:3). Cf. Baal-hamon (Cant. 8:11).
Balbaim
Balbaim bal-bāʹəm [GK. Belbaim] (Jth. 7:3); AV BELMAIM; NEB BELBAIM. A place near Dothan, perhaps the same as Belmain.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Balamon
BALAMON City near where Judith’s husband, Manasseh, was said to be buried (Jdt 8:3).
Balbaim
BALBAIM Town lying to the south of Dothan, mentioned in the book of Judith (Jdt 7:3); perhaps the same as Belmain, mentioned in the same book (4:4).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BALAMON
BALAMON<bal’-a-mon> [Βαλαμών, Balamon]; the King James Version, Balamo): In the field between Balamon and Dothaim Manasses, the husband of Judith, was buried (Judith 8:3). Compare Baal-hamon (Song 8:11).
BELMAIM
BELMAIM<bel’-ma-im>, the King James Version Belmen ([Βελμαίμ, Belmaim], Judith 7:3; [Βαιλμαίν, Bailmain], 4:4): A place in the neighborhood of Dothan (Judith 7:3), to which warning was sent to prepare for the invasion of Holofernes (Judith 4:4). It probably answers to the modern Bir Bil`ameh
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Balamon
Balamon bal′uh-muhn (Βαλαμων). A town near which Judith’s husband, Manasseh, was buried (Jdt. 8:3; KJV, “Balamo”). The site was apparently not far from Dothan and is identified with Ibleam by some scholars (cf. Y. Aharoni et al., Carta Bible Atlas, 4th ed. [2002], map 212). See also Balbaim; Belmaim.
Balbaim
Balbaim bal-bay′im (Βελβαιμ). A town near Dothan where the forces of Holofernes encamped (Jdt. 7:3 NRSV; KJV, “Belmaim”); it is possibly the same as Belmain (4:4). Its location is uncertain, but some identify it with Balamon (8:3) and Iblaim (modern Khirbet Belʿameh, c. 12 mi. SE of Megiddo).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Balamon
BALAMON, balʹa-mon (Βαλαμών, Balamō̇n; AV Balamo): In the field between Balamon and Dothaim Manasses, the husband of Judith, was buried (Jth 8:3). Cf Baal-hamon (Cant 8:11).
Belmaim
BELMAIM, belʹmā̇-im, AV Belmen (Βελμαίμ, Belmaím, Jth 7:3; Βαιλμαίν, Bailmaín, 4:4): A place in the neighborhood of Dothan (7:3), to which warning was sent to prepare for the invasion of Holofernes (4:4). It probably answers to the modern Bīr Bil‛āmeh (Ibleam), a ruined site about half a mile S.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
BALAMON
BALAMON bal´uh-muhn [Βαλαμών Balamōn]. A town in Samaria. In a field between this town and Dothan, Judith’s husband, Manasseh, was buried (Jdt 8:3). See BELMAIN.
BALBAIM
BALBAIM bal-bay´im [Βελβάιμ Belbaim]. Unidentifed place that marked the boundary of the camp of HOLOFERNES and his army before they advanced to Bethulia (Jdt 7:3). See BELMAIN.