Places Study on Jeshanah

Places Study on Jeshanah

2 Chronicles 13: And Abijah pursued after Jeroboam, and took cities from him, Bethel with the towns thereof, and Jeshanah with the towns thereof, and Ephrain with the towns thereof.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Jeshanah
(jih sshay' nuh) Place name meaning, “old city.” City that King Abijah of Judah captured from Jeroboam of Israel about 910 B.C. (2 Chronicles 13:19 ). It was located at modern Burj el-Isane four miles south of Shiloh and eight miles northeast of Mizpah. Some interpreters follow early translations and read Jeshanah in 1 Samuel 7:12 .

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Jeshanah
City taken from Jeroboam by Abijah. 2 Chronicles 13:19 . Identified with Ain Sinia , 31 58' N,

35 14' E.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Jeshanah
JESHANAH . A town taken from Jeroboam by Abijah ( 2 Chronicles 13:19 ). It is the modern ‘Ain Sînia , about 3 1 / 4 miles north of Bethel.

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Jeshanah
A city of the kingdom of Israel (2 Chronicles 13:19 ).

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Jeshanah
One of the three towns taken from Jeroboam by Abijah (2 Chronicles 13:19). Now Ain Sinia, well watered and surrounded with gardens. Its position three miles N. of Beitin, near the main route between Jerusalem and Shechem, and its relation to the other towns of the triangle, Ephron (Taiyibeh) and Bethel (Beitin), made its acquisition of consequence to Abijah as commanding the high road to his capital.

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Old Gate - Others take the Hebrew Jeshanah as a proper name (NIV, REB, TEV). A village named Jeshanah is located near Bethel
Jeshanah - Some interpreters follow early translations and read Jeshanah in 1 Samuel 7:12
Shen - Early translations read it as “Jeshanah” (REB, NRSV), but that appears to be too far east for the context
Meshullam - A son of Besodiah who helped repair the old gate (the Jeshanah Gate, NIV) when Nehemiah repaired the walls of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 3:6 )
Abijah - ... Judah's appeal to God, in a crisis of the battle, when the enemy by an ambushment was both before and behind them, brought victory to their side; they took also Bethel, Jeshanah, and Ephraim
Abijah - Abijah also took the cities of Bethel, Jeshanah and Ephrain; and Jeroboam was not able to recover strength all the days of Abijah
Jeroboam - ... Rehoboam's son Abijah defeated Jeroboam, and gained for a time Bethel, Jeshanah, and Ephraim