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A town north of Samaria the city whose residents were forewarned of Holofernes’ impending invasion (Judith 4:4).
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BELMAIN (PLACE) [Gk Belmain (Βελμαιν)]. A site mentioned in the book of Judith whose exact location is unknown (Jdt 4:4). The many variant spellings attested in the Greek manuscripts suggest that the name is corrupt. It is also possible that other variants of the name occur at 7:3 and 8:3 (BALBAIM, BALAMON),
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Belmain (Gk. Belmaɩ́n) (also BALBAIM, BALAMON)A village in Palestine where the Jews erected fortifications in their struggle against Holofernes (Jdt. 4:4). If Bethulia is another name for Shechem, Belmain may have been located in the vicinity of Dothan, ca. 14 km. (9 mi.) N of Samaria (cf. Jdt. 7:3,
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BELMAIN bel´mayn [Βελμαιν Belmain]. One of several Judean cities notified about the advance of HOLOFERNES’ Assyrian army (Jdt 4:4). There are various spellings of this place name among Greek and Syriac manuscripts. Additionally, cities mentioned in Jdt 7:3 (Balbaim) and 8:3 (Balamon) could be the same