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A town in the territory of Issachar but assigned to Manasseh (Josh 17:11). The Manassites failed to drive out its Canaanite inhabitants (Judg 1:27).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
IBLEAM (PLACE) [Heb yiblĕʿām (יִבְלְעָם)]. Var. BILEAM. A town in the territory of Issachar, given to Manasseh, but from which Manasseh could not drive out the Canaanite inhabitants (Josh 17:11–12; Judg 1:27). Ibleam was an important city in the Bronze Age, mentioned as a royal city in Egyptian archives
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ibleam ib̄tʹlə-am, ib̄tʹĺe-əm [Heb. yiḇleʿām; Gk. Ieblaam]. A fortified city with its villages, apparently located in or near the territory of Issachar, but included in the northern part of the territory assigned to the half-tribe of Manasseh that settled W of the Jordan, when Canaan was divided
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ibleam (ib´lee-uhm), a strongly fortified town near one of the southern passes into the Esdraelon Plain. It is to be identified with modern Khirbet Bel‘ameh located a quarter mile south of Jenin. Ibleam is mentioned in a fifteenth-century list of Canaanite towns that Pharaoh Thutmose III claims to have
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
IBLEAM. A Canaanite city in northern Manasseh, whose territory extended to Issachar (Josh 17:11), and in (1 Chr 6:70) called Bileam (q.v.). However, the native inhabitants were never expelled and continued to live alongside the Israelites (Jdg 1:27). King Ahaziah of Judah was slain by Jehu’s men near
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
IBLEAM. A Canaanite town in the N borderland of Manasseh, whose territory extended to (not ‘in’) Issachar (Jos. 17:11; Y. Kaufmann, The Biblical Account of the Conquest of Palestine, 1953, p. 38). During the Israelite settlement, its Canaanite inhabitants were subdued, not expelled (Jdg. 1:27). The site
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
IBLEAM One of the ancient cities of Canaan named in the list of conquests of Tuthmosis III. It was in the territory of Issachar, but was given to Manasseh (Josh. 17:11–13). In the Israelite conquest of Canaan it was not taken, but had to pay tribute. In the later Israelite period it is mentioned in conjunction