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Janoah (of Galilee)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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. 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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
2. A town in upper Galilee captured by Tiglath-pileser in 733/32 b.c. (2 K. 15:29). If the order of names is significant, Janoah was located between Abel-beth-maacah and Kedesh. Simons (GTTOT, § 932) rejects the suggestion of Janûḫ E of Tyre, which would mean “an impossible break in the line of cities
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
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.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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—or 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).