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Kamon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kamon
Kamon (קָמוֹן‎, qamon). A city in Gilead where the judge Jair was buried (Judg 10:5).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kamon (Place)
KAMON (PLACE) [Heb qāmôn (קָמֹון)]. The burial place of Jair the Gileadite (Judg 10:5), one of the minor judges of Israel. One might expect that if Jair was a Gileadite, he was from Gilead in Transjordan, and perhaps he was buried in his place of origin (EHI, 787). Keil and Delitzsch (n.d., 372–73)
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kamon
Kamon. City in Gilead where Jair the judge was buried (Jgs 10:5, kjv Camon). While the place has not been identified with certainty, modern Qumran, a small village southeast of the Sea of Galilee, probably reflects the original name, if not the exact location.
Camon
Camon. kjv form of Kamon, the burial place of the Israelite judge Jair, in Judges 10:5.See Kamon.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kamon
Kamon kāʹmən [Heb. qāmôn]; AV CAMON. The city, possibly in Gilead (Josephus Ant. v7.6 [254]), where Jair was buried (Jgs. 10:3–5). It may be the Gk. Kamous of Polybius (v 70) and has been identified with Qamm, 4 km (21/2 mi) N of eṭ-Ṭaiyibeh in ʿAjlûn. See Abel, GP, II, 412.W. S. LaSor
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kamon
KAMON City in Gilead where Jair the judge was buried (Jgs 10:5). While the place has not been identified with certainty, modern Kameim, a small village southeast of the Sea of Galilee, probably reflects the original name, if not the exact location.
Camon
CAMON* kjv form of Kamon, the burial place of the Israelite judge Jair, in Judges 10:5. See Kamon.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Camon
CAMON. Camon is found in KJV, but in other versions is spelled Kamon. It was where Jair, the Gileadite judge, was buried (Jdg 10:5), probably in Gilead.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kamon
Kamon (Heb. qāmôn)The burial place of Jair the Gileadite, a minor judge of Israel (Judg. 10:5). Polybius (Hist. 5.70.12) refers to Kamoun which Antiochus conquered after Pella, Abila, Gadara, and other places in Gilead while battling Ptolemy Philopator. Kamon has been associated with Hanzir (207206),
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kamon
Kamon [kāˊmən] (Heb. qāmôn “station”). The place where Jair died and was buried after having judged Israel for thirty-two years (Judg. 10:5; KJV “Camon”). The city was one of the thirty cities belonging to Jair’s descendants, known collectively as Havvothjair. The site generally is identified
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Camon
Ca´mon (full of grain), the place in which Jair the judge was buried. Judges 10:5.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kamon
KA´MON (kaʹmon). The place of the judge Jair’s burial (Judg. 10:5; “Camon,” KJV). Josephus (Ant. 5.7.6) states that Kamon was a city of Gilead. Eusebius and Jerome place it on the great road, six Roman miles N of Legio, on the plain of Jezreel or Esdraelon. Polybius (doubtlessly correct) mentions it
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Camon
Camonfull of stalks, a place (Judg. 10:5) where Jair was buried. It has usually been supposed to have been a city of Gilead, on the east of Jordan. It is probably, however, the modern Tell-el-Kaimun, on the southern slopes of Carmel, the Jokneam of Carmel (Josh. 12:22; 1 Kings 4:12), since it is not
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Camon
CAMON [KAY mun] — the burial place of Jair the Gileadite, who judged Israel for 22 years (Judg. 10:5; Kamon, NASB, REB, NIV, NRSV).
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