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En-gannim (of Issachar)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Anem
Anem (עָנֵם‎, anem). 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).
En-Gannim
En-Gannim (עֵין גַּנִּים‎, ein gannim). A Levitical city assigned to the tribe of Issachar (Josh 21:29; 15:34; 19:21). It may be the same as Anem (1 Chr 6:73).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Anem (Place)
ANEM (PLACE) [Heb ʿānēm (עָנֵם)]. A town in the inheritance of Issachar assigned to the Gershomite clan of the Levites as a levitical city (1 Chr 6:58—Eng 6:73). Another list of levitical cities is preserved in Joshua 21, where in v 29 Anem is replaced by En-gannim.Most researchers have concluded
En-Gannim (Place)
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
Anem
Anem. Town in Issachar’s territory given to the priestly family of Gershom (1 Chr 6:73). It was also called Engannim (Jos 21:29) and was probably located southeast of Mt Tabor.See Levitical Cities; Engannim #2.
Engannim
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
Anem
Anem āʹnəm [Heb. ‘ānēm—‘two springs’; Gk. Anam]. A place mentioned with Ramoth among the cities of Issachar assigned to the Gershomite Levites (1 Ch. 6:73). In the parallel list (Josh. 21:29) are mentioned Jarmuth and Engannim, corresponding to Ramoth and Anem; therefore Anem and En-gannim (Jenîn)
EnGannim
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
Anem
ANEM Town in Issachar’s territory given to the priestly family of Gershom (1 Chr 6:73). It was also called En-gannim (Jos 21:29) and was probably located southeast of Mt Tabor.See also Levitical Cities; En-gannim #2.
En-Gannim
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)
En-Gannim
En-gannim (en-gan´im; Heb., “fountain of gardens”).1 A town belonging to the allotment of Judah, located in the lowlands (Josh. 15:34). The literary context would indicate that it is in the region near Azekah and Jarmuth.2 A border town between Issachar and Manasseh (Josh. 19:21; 21:29). It may be
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Anem
ANEM. A town with its pasture land in the area of the tribe of Issachar given to the Gershomites (1 Chr 6:73).
En-Gannim
EN-GANNIM1. A town in the Shephelah of Judah in the proximity of Zanoah, Tappuah and Enam (Josh 15:34).2. (Josh 19:21 and 21:29) mention a second such city in the tribe of Issachar. The Gershonite Levites were assigned this city with its suburbs as one of their possessions. It probably corresponds
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
En-Gannim
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
Anem
Anem (Heb. ʿānēm) (also EN-GANNIM)A levitical city in the tribal territory of Issachar, given to the Gershomites (1 Chr. 6:73 [MT 58]). At Josh. 19:21; 21:29 it is called En-gannim, which may be identified with modern Jenîn (178207) or Khirbet Beit Jann (196235). For topographical reasons the site
En-Gannim
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
Anem
Anem [āˊnəm] (Heb. ˓ānēm “two springs”). A levitical city in the tribal territory of Issachar, given to the Gershomites (1 Chr. 6:73); at Josh. 19:21; 21:29 it is called En-gannim, which has been identified with modern Jenîn. For topographical reasons the site is more likely ˓Olam, 11 km. (7
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
En-Gannim
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
Anem
A´nem (two springs), a city of Issachar, with “suburbs,” belonging to the Gershonites. 1 Chron. 6:73.
En-gannim
En-gan´nim (fountain of the garden).1. A city in the low country of Judah, named between Zanoah and Tappuah. Josh. 15:34.2. A city on the border of Issachar, Josh. 19:21, allotted with its “suburbs” to the Gershonite Levites, Josh. 21:29; probably Jenı̂n, the first village encountered on the ascent
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