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Janoah
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Janoah (Place)
JANOAH (PLACE) [Heb yānôḥâ (יָנֹוחָה‎); yānôaḥ (יָנֹוחַ)]. The name of 2 Israelite towns.1. A town listed after Taanath-Shiloh in the description of the E border of the territory of Ephraim (Josh 16:6–7). Since the name appears twice in the same form (Heb ynwḥh), the final he is apparently part
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Janoah
Janoah. 1. City defining the eastern border of Ephraim’s territory, located southeast of Shechem and northeast of Shiloh (Jos 16:6, 7, kjv Janohah). It has been identified with modern Khirbet Yanun.2. Town (modern Yanuh) of Naphtali’s tribe captured by Tiglath-pileser, king of Assyria, during the reign
Janohah
Janohah. kjv spelling of Janoah, a town in Ephraim’s territory, in Joshua 16:6, 7.See Janoah #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Janoah
Janoah ja-nōʹa [Heb. yānô (a)ḥ (with directive yānôḥǎ)—‘resting-place’] (Josh. 16:6f); AV JANOHAH.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Janoah
JANOAH1. City defining the eastern border of Ephraim’s territory, located southeast of Shechem and northeast of Shiloh (Jos 16:6–7). It has been identified with modern Khirbet Yanun.2. Town (modern Yanuh) of Naphtali’s tribe captured by Tiglath-pileser, king of Assyria, during the reign of King Pekah
Janohah
JANOHAH* kjv spelling of Janoah, a town in Ephraim’s territory, in Joshua 16:6–7. See Janoah #1.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Janoah
JANOAH. Variant of Janohah (q.v.).A town in the nothern part of Naphtali near Kedesh. It was captured by Tiglath-pileser III of Assyria in the days of Pekah, king of Israel (2 Kgs 15:29). The site is uncertain.
Janohah
JANOHAH. A border town in Ephraim (Josh 16:6–7). It is to be identified with Khirbet Yanun, about seven miles SE of Shechem.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Janoah
JANOAH (Heb. yānôaḥ, yānôḥâ, ‘rest’). 1. A town of Naphtali seized by Tiglath-pileser during Pekah’s reign (2 Ki. 15:29). Possibly modern Yanūh̬, NW of Acco (LOB, p. 379). 2. A town of Ephraim, SE from Shechem, used in defining Ephraim’s border with Manasseh (Jos. 16:6–7; av ‘Janohah’). Modern
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Janoah
Janoah (Heb. yānôḥâ, yānôaḥ)1. A town on the eastern border of Ephraim (Josh. 16:6–7). Eusebius locates it 12 mi. E of Neas Polis (Onom. 108.20–21). It has been identified with Khirbet Yānûn (184173), 11 km. (7 mi.) SE of Shechem.2. A city in the northern region of Naphtali (2 Kgs. 15:29).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Janoah
Jano´ah (rest), a place apparently in the north of Galilee, or the “land of Naphtali”—one of those taken by Tiglath-pileser in his first incursion into Palestine. 2 Kings 15:29. No trace of it appears elsewhere.
Janohah
Jano´hah (rest), a place on the boundary of Ephraim, Josh. 16:6, 7, east of Neapolis. A little less than twelve miles from Nablûs, and about southeast in direction, two miles from Akrabeh, is the village of Yanûn, doubtless identical with the ancient Janohah.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Janoah, Janoha
JANO´AH, JANO´HAH (ja-nōʹa; “quiet”). Janoʹhah (ja-nōʹha; Heb. same as Janoah).1. A place apparently in the N of Galilee, or the “land of Naphtali,” one of those taken by Tiglath-pileser in his first incursion into Palestine (2 Kings 15:29).2. A place on the boundary of Ephraim (Josh. 16:6–7; “Janohah,”
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Janoah
Janoahor Jano’hah, rest. (1.) A town on the north-eastern border of Ephraim, in the Jordan valley (Josh. 16:6, 7). Identified with the modern Yanun, 8 miles south-east of Nablus.(2.) A town of Northern Palestine, within the boundaries of Naphtali. It was taken by the king of Assyria (2 Kings 15:29).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Janoah
JANOAH [juh NOE uh] (he rests) — a town in northern Naphtali, in upper Galilee, captured by King Tiglath-Pileser of Assyria in 732 b.c. (2 Kin. 15:29).
Janohah
JANOHAH [juh NOE huh] (he rests) — a town on the northern border of Ephraim (Josh. 16:6–7), possibly present-day Khirbet Yanun, about 11 kilometers (7 miles) southeast of Shechem.