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Shion
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shion
Shion (שִׁיאֹן‎, shi'on). A town assigned to the tribe of Issachar (Josh 19:19).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shion (Place)
SHION (PLACE) [Heb šı̂ʾôn (שִׁיאֹון)]. A town given by Joshua to Issachar in the allocation of the land following the conquest (Josh 19:19). It has been suggested (Smith 1966:map 2; GTTOT, 184; cf. RAB, 129) that the town be identified with Ayun es-Shain, 3 miles E of Nazareth. A proposal has been
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shion
Shion. One of 16 cities in the territory allotted to Issachar’s tribe for an inheritance, mentioned between Hapharaim and Anaharath (Jos 19:19; kjv Shihon). Its location is unknown.
Shihon
Shihon. kjv rendering of Shion, a town in Issachar’s territory, in Joshua 19:19.See Shion.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shion
Shion shīʹən [Heb. šîʾōn]; AV SHIHON. A border town in the territory of Issachar (Josh. 19:19). Abel (GP, II, 61) held that the name has been perpetuated in that of ʿAyûn eš-Šeʿain, 3 km (2 mi) NE of Daburiya, near Nazareth. Another suggestion is Sirin, located about 22 km (14 mi) SE of Mt. Tabor,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shion
SHION One of 16 cities in the territory allotted to Issachar’s tribe for an inheritance, mentioned between Hapharaim and Anaharath (Jos 19:19).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shion
Shion (shi´uhn), a border post of the lands of Issachar (Josh. 19:19). Its location is uncertain.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shihon
SHIHON. A city mentioned in the description of the borders of Issachar (Josh 19:19), whose identification is uncertain; spelled Shion in ASV, etc.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shion
Shion (Heb. šɩ̂ʾōn)A city in the tribal territory of Issachar (Josh. 19:19). Possible locations include Sirin, 22.5 km. (14 mi.) SE of Mt. Tabor, and ʿAyun esh-Shaʿin, ca. 5 km. (3 mi.) E of Nazareth.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shion
Shion [shīˊən] (Heb. šî˒ōn). A city in the tribal territory of Issachar (Josh. 19:19; KJV “Shihon”). Possible locations include Sirim, 22.5 km. (14 mi.) southeast of Mt. Tabor, and ˓Ayun esh-Sha˓in, ca. 5 km. (3 mi.) east of Nazareth.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shihon
Shi´hon (ruin), a town of Issachar, named only in Josh. 19:19. Eusebius mentions it as then existing “near Mount Tabor.”
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shion
SHI´ON (shiʹon; “overturning, a ruin”). A city in Issachar (Josh. 19:19), between Hapharaim and Anaharath. A name resembling it at present in that neighborhood is ˓Ayunesh-Sh˒ı̄an, three miles WNW of Mt. Tabor.
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