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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
En-shemesh. Place mentioned only in Joshua 15:7 and 18:17 as a boundary marker between Judah’s northern border and Benjamin’s southern border. The usual identification is with ‛Ain el-Hod, about 3 miles east of Jerusalem on the road to Jericho. On the basis of a tradition that the apostles drank there,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
EN-SHEMESH Place mentioned only in Joshua 15:7 and 18:17 as a boundary marker between Judah’s northern border and Benjamin’s southern border. The usual identification is with ’Ain el-Hod, about three miles (4.8 kilometers) east of Jerusalem on the road to Jericho. On the basis of a tradition that the
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
En-shemesh (en-shem´ish; Heb., “spring of the sun [god]”), a spring located east of Jerusalem and Bethany. Known today as Ain el-Hod, it is the last spring on the road between Jerusalem and the Jordan Valley. In premonarchic Israel it served as the boundary between Judah and Benjamin (Josh. 15:7; 18:17).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
EN-SHEMESH (“fountain or spring of the sun”). Josh 15:7 and 18:17 locate En-Shemesh on the border between Judah and Benjamin, En-rogel and Adummim. It was E of Jerusalem about a mile beyond Bethany toward Jericho. It is identified with ’Ain el-Hod, also called “the Well of the Apostles,” on account of
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
EN-SHEMESH (Heb. ‘ên-šemeš, ‘spring of the sun’). A point on the Judah-Benjamin border 4 km E of Jerusalem, below Olivet, and just S of the Jericho road, and now sometimes called the ‘Spring of the Apostles’; modern ‘Ain Haud.J. D. Douglas.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary