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Salim
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Salim
Salim (Σαλείμ, Saleim). A village near Aenon, west of the Jordan River, where John the Baptist conducted his ministry (John 3:23). Eusebius (Onomasticon) places Salim at Salumias, eight Roman miles south of Scythopolis (Beit She’an).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Salim (Place)
SALIM (PLACE) [Gk Salim (Σαλιμ)]. A town near Aenon where John the Baptist preached repentance during the latter half of his ministry and baptized converts since there was a copious supply of water (John 3:23). Salim appears to have been located W of the Jordan River (John 3:26; 1:28; 10:40).The identification
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Salim
Salim. Familiar location near Aenon on the west side of the Jordan River. Aenon was known for its many springs and was used by John as a place for baptism (Jn 3:23). Its location is not certain. Some agree with Eusebius (an early church father) that its location was about seven miles south of Scythopolis
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Salim
Salim sāʹlim [Gk. Salim]. A place near Aenon, where John the Baptist baptized during a second phase of his ministry (Jn. 3:23). Comparison with 1:28; 3:26; 10:40 leads to the conclusion that it was W of the Jordan. Several locations for this site have been suggested, but only two seem plausible. Some
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Salim
SALIM Location near Aenon on the west side of the Jordan River. Aenon was known for its many springs and was used by John as a place for baptism (Jn 3:23). Its location is not certain. Some scholars agree with Eusebius (an early church father) that its location was about seven miles (11.3 kilometers)
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Salim
Salim (say´lim), a place near Aenon, possibly in the Beth-shan Valley near the northern end of the Jordan River, where John was baptizing (John 3:23). See also Aenon.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Salim
SALIM. This place was near Aenon (q.v.) on the W side of the Jordan. John baptized here “because there was much water” (Jn 3:23). While Jerome placed Aenon and Salim (Umm el->Amdan) eight Roman miles S of Scythopolis (Beth-shan), W. F. Albright believed the springs near Tirzah and the headwaters of the
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Salim
SALIM. An apparently well-known place (Gk. Saleim) near Aenon on the river Jordan where John baptized (Jn. 3:23). Of the many identifications proposed, the Salim (Salumias) or Tell Abu Sus about 12 km S of Beisan (*Bethshan-Scythopolis) is the most likely. The ruins of Tell Ridgha or Tell Sheikh Selim,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Salim
Salim (Gk. Salɩ́m)A place near Aenon, where during the early part of Jesus’ ministry John the Baptist was baptizing (John 3:23). Although various sites have been proposed W of the Jordan River, the location is not certain.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Salim
Salim [sāˊlĭm] (Gk. Salim). A place near Aenon, where during the early part of Jesus’ ministry John the Baptist was baptizing (John 3:23). Although various sites have been proposed, the location is not certain.
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Salim
SALIM A place in the Jordan Valley, near Aenon, where John baptized people (John 3:23) Eusebius (Onom. 40:3) states that Saleim is situated 8 miles from Beth-Shean, near the Jordan, in the vicinity of Aenon. It is marked on the Medaba map, and was visited by pilgrims in the Byzantine period. Identified
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Salim
SALIM A site close to the Jordan River near the place where John the Baptist preached repentance and baptized (John 3:23). Its exact location is uncertain, though scholars have suggested several locations, including Tell Abu Sus, to the south of Beisan, and Tell Ridgha or Tell Sheikh Selim.