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Enam
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Enam (Place)
ENAM (PLACE) [Heb ʿênām (עֵינָם)]. Town situated in the Shephelah, or lowlands, of Judah (Josh 15:34), within the same district as Azekah, Zanoah, and Socoh. The only reference to this settlement, whose name perhaps means “two springs,” occurs in the list of towns within the tribal allotment of Judah
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Enaim, Enam
Enaim, Enam. Obscure Hebrew term used only in Genesis 38:14, 21, translated “open place” in the kjv. It was probably the name of a place located in the hill country of Judah, southeast of Jerusalem, between Timnah and Adullam. It may have been a variant form of Enam (Jos 15:34), a location in the Judean
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Enam
ENAM. A place in Judah adjacent to Adullam and Timnath in the Shephelah (Josh 15:34). It is conjectured that Enaim is another form of the same word (Gen 38:14, RSV). It was in the gate of Enaim or Enajim that Tamar sat before her interview with her father-in-law. The endings -im and -jim are interchangeable;
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Enam
Enam (Heb. ʿênām)A village in the tribal territory of Judah, near Azekah and Socoh (Josh. 15:34), perhaps the same as Enaim.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Enam
Enam [ēˊnəm] (Heb. ˓ênām). A village in the tribal territory of Judah (Josh. 15:34), perhaps the same as Enaim.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Enam
E´nam (double spring), one of the cities of Judah in the Shefelah or lowland. Josh. 15:34.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Enam
E´NAM (ēʹnam). One of the cities of Judah in the lowland (Josh. 15:34). From its mention with towns that are known to have been near Timnath this is probably the place in the gateway (KJV, “an open place”) in which Tamar sat before her interview with her father-in-law (Gen. 38:14). The NIV reads “Enaim”
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Enam
ENAM [E nahm] (two fountains) — a village in the lowland of Judah near Jarmuth (Josh. 15:34), probably the same place as Enaim (Gen. 38:14, 21, NIV; NRSV).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Enam
Enam ee’nuhm (עֵינָםH6543, “[place of] the spring”). A town in the Shephelah within the tribal territory of Judah (Josh. 15:34); prob. the same place as Enaim. The location is uncertain, though various sites have been suggested, including Khirbet Beith Ikka, some 5 mi. SE of Beth Shemesh.W. White,
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ENAM
ENAM ee´nuhm [עֵינָםʿenam]. A village included in a list of towns in lowland Judah (Josh 15:34), usually understood to be ENAIM (Gen 38:14, 21).