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Levitical City of Ain
Ain
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Levitical City of Ain
2. A Levitical city given to the descendants of Aaron (Josh. 21:16). Some suggest the reading “Ashan” here after the parallel in 1 Ch. 6:59 (also Codex Vaticanus), but this is not certain. The passage in Joshua is the earlier of the two and has support in Codex Alexandrinus. That Ain is several times
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ain
Ain (Heb. ʿayin)1. A town on the eastern border of the Promised Land, W of Riblah (Num. 34:11) and N of the Sea of Chinnereth (Galilee). If the Hebrew (“spring”) represents a place name, its location is uncertain. Proposed locations are Khirbet Dufneh (209292) or Khirbet ʿAyûn (212236).2. A city in