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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
En
En [Heb. ʿayin; cf. Arab ʿAin]. The Hebrew word for “spring” or “fountain” (Gen. 16:7; Nu. 33:9; Neh. 2:14; Prov. 8:28 [fem pl.]). It occurs in numerous compound words, e.g., En-gedi, En-haddah, En-hakkore, En-hazor, En-rimmon, En-rogel, En-shemesh. In the same way the word ʿAin is a very common component
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
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En [ĕn] (Heb. ˓ayin “spring” or “fountain”). The Hebrew word for “spring” (e.g., Gen. 16:7), often a prefix (cf. Arab. Ain) in such place names as En-dor, En-eglaim, En-gedi, and En-hazor, all located near springs.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
En
En, at the beginning of many Hebrew words, signifies a spring or fountain.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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EN- (Heb. ˓ên, “fountain”). A prefix given to many names of places in Heb. because there was a living spring in the vicinity.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
En
EN [en] (fountain, spring) — a Hebrew word used to designate the location of specific springs of water.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
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EN-([עַיִן‎, ̀ayin] (compare Arabic `Ain)): The Hebrew word for “spring” or “fountain” (Genesis 16:7; Numbers 33:9; Nehemiah 2:14; Proverbs 8:28 (feminine plural)). It occurs in numerous compound words, as EN-GEDI, EN-HADDAH, EN-HAKKORE, EN-HAZOR, EN-RIMMON, ENROGEL, EN-SHEMESH
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
En
En [a fountain]. It is found in composition with names of certain places. See Ain.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
En
En en (עֵין, construct form of עַיִןH6524, “eye” or “spring”). A word compounded with various other terms to form place names, such as En Gedi, En Rogel, etc. Note similarly the use of Arabic ʿAin to form numerous compounds.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
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EN (עַיִן‎, ‛ayin [cf Arab. ‛Ain]): The Heb word for “spring” or “fountain” (Gen 16:7; Nu 33:9; Neh 2:14; Prov 8:28 [fem. pl.]). It occurs in numerous compound words, as En-gedi, En-had-dah, En-hre, En-hazor, En-rimmon, En-rogel, En-shemesh (q.v.). In the same way the word ‛Ain is a very common component