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Lebonah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Lebonah
Lebonah (לְבוֹנָה‎, levonah). A town north of Shiloh, near where the men of Benjamin captured wives for themselves (Judg 21:19).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Lebonah (Place)
LEBONAH (PLACE) [Heb lĕbônâ (לְבֹונָה)]. A town in the hill country of Ephraim to the N of Shiloh (Judg 21:19). The exact location is disputed; both El-Lubban (M.R. 173164) and Lubban Sherqujeh have been suggested as possible sites. Though mentioned only once in the OT, it was apparently of sufficient
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Lebonah
Lebonah. Town located between Shiloh and Shechem (Jgs 21:19). It is usually identified with modern Lubban, about three miles northwest of Shiloh.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lebonah
Lebonah lə-bōʹnə [Heb. leḇônâ]. A village on the road from Bethel to Shechem (Jgs. 21:19). The location of Shiloh was indicated by the phrase “north of Bethel … and south of Lebonah,” which seems to attribute some importance to Lebonah. It is identified with the small modern village of Khan el-Lubban,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Lebonah
LEBONAH Town located between Shiloh and Shechem (Jgs 21:19). It is usually identified with modern Lubban, about three miles (4.8 kilometers) northwest of Shiloh.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Lebonah
LEBONAH. A village situated in a saddle-shaped depression in the hill country of Ephraim, three miles WNW of Shiloh and ten miles S of Shechem (Jdg 21:19). The site, known by the Arabic name Lubbân Sharqiya, lies just W of the highway from Bethel to Shechem.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Lebonah
Lebonah (Heb. lĕḇônâ)A town in the hill country of Ephraim, ca. 5 km. (3 mi.) NW of Shiloh, on the road to Shechem (Judg. 21:19). The site has been identified as the modern village el-Lubban (173164).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Lebonah
Lebonah [lə bōˊnə] (Heb. leḇônâ “incense”). A city about 5 km. (3 mi.) northwest of Shiloh, on the road to Shechem (Judg. 21:19). The site has been identified as the modern village Khan el-Lubban.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Lebonah
Lebo´nah (frankincense), a place named in Judges 21:19 only. Lebonah has survived to our times under the almost identical form of el-Lubban. It lies to the west of and close to the Nablûs road, about eight miles north of Beitin (Bethel) and two from Seilun (Shiloh).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Lebonah
LEBO´NAH (le-bōʹna; “frankincense”). A town near Shiloh, N of the spot where the young men of Benjamin were directed to capture the Shilonite maidens at the yearly festival (Judg. 21:19). It is, doubtless, the same as Lubban, three miles NW of Shiloh.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Lebonah
Lebonahfrankincense, a town near Shiloh, on the north side of Bethel (Judg. 21:19). It has been identified with el-Lubban, to the south of Nablus.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Lebonah
LEBONAH [lih BOE nuh] (incense) — a town of Ephraim (Judg. 21:19), situated on the “highway” that led north from Jerusalem to Shechem.Photo by E. B. TrovillionThe Valley of Lebonah, situated between Shiloh and Shechem (Judg. 21:19).
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