En-gannim (of Issachar)
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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).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
EN-GANNIM (PLACE) [Heb ʿên gannı̂m (עֵין גַּנִּים)]. The fourth levitical city in the tribe of Issachar, mentioned only once in the Bible (Josh 21:29). It does not have a parallel in 1 Chronicles; instead ANEM is the fourth city in that list (6:58—Eng 6:73).There is much disagreement about the identification
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Engannim. 1. Village in the lowland of Judah near Beth-shemesh (Jos 15:34). Some identify it with the modern Beit Jemal, but this is doubtful.2. Town on the boundary of Issachar (Jos 19:21). It was a levitical city of the Gershonites (21:29) and the Anem of 1 Chronicles 6:73, which may be a copyist’s
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
2. A town in the territory allotted to Issachar (Josh. 19:21) assigned to the Gershonite Levites (21:29). In 1 Ch. 6:73 the name is replaced by Anem. It probably corresponds to the Ginnea of Josephus (Ant. xx.6.1; BJ iii.3.4) and may certainly be identified with the modern Jenîn on the southern edge
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
EN-GANNIM1. Village in the lowland of Judah near Beth-shemesh (Jos 15:34). Some identify it with the modern Beit Jemal, but this is doubtful.2. Town on the boundary of Issachar (Jos 19:21). It was a Levitical city of the Gershonites (21:29) and the Anem of 1 Chronicles 6:73, which may be a copyist’s
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ANEM. A town with its pasture land in the area of the tribe of Issachar given to the Gershomites (1 Chr 6:73).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
EN-GANNIM (Heb. ‘ên-gannîm, ‘spring of gardens’). 1. A town in Judah’s inheritance in the Shephelah (Jos. 15:34); perhaps modern Beit Jamal, 3 km S of Beth-shemesh.2. A levitical city in Issachar’s territory (Jos. 19:21; 21:29; called Anem, 1 Ch. 6:73). Variously identified with Jenin, Olam and Khirbet
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
En-Gannim (Heb. ʿên gannɩ̂m) (also ANEM)1. A settlement in the Judean Shephelah. The city was likely to the east of Zanoah and Jarmuth, coming between them in the description of the western Shephelah in Josh. 15:34. The exact location is uncertain, although some have suggested Beit Jemal, 3.2 (2 mi.)
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
EN-GANNIM a) A town in the Plain (Josh. 15:34). Not Identified.b) A Levitical city in the territory of Issachar (Josh. 19:21; 21:29). In the parallel passage in I Chronicles (6:73) the name Aenon (Authorized Version: ‘Anem’) appears instead of En-Gannim. Tentatively identified with Khirbet Beit Jann,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
A´nem (two springs), a city of Issachar, with “suburbs,” belonging to the Gershonites. 1 Chron. 6:73.