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A Levitical city in the hill country, assigned to the Levites out of the territory of Judah (Josh 15:51; 21:15). It is delivered an oracle of judgment in Jer 48:21.
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Holon. 1. Town in the uplands of Judah’s inheritance (Jos 15:51) given to the Levites (21:15). In 1 Chronicles 6:58, the town is called Hilen. Holon may be Khirbet ʽAlin, northwest of Hebron.See Levitical Cities.2. City near Heshbon located in the plain of Moab (Jer 48:21). Its exact location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
HOLON a) In 1963–4 T. Yisraeli-Noy excavated an Acheulian site near modern Holon on the coastal plain. The site was in marshy clay between two layers of red loam. During the excavations many flint implements were collected, among them 40 handaxes. Among the animal remains, molars and the tusk of an elephant
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The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
HO´LON (hōʹlon; “sandy”).1. A town in the mountains of Judah (Josh. 15:51), given to the priests (21:15). Sometimes identified with Khirbet ‘Alin, ten miles NW of Hebron.2. A city in the plain of Moab upon which judgment was pronounced by Jeremiah (Jer. 48:21). Not identified although named in connection
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary