Easton's Bible Dictionary
Frankincense, a town near Shiloh, on the north side of Bethel (Judges 21:19 ). It has been identified with el-Lubban, to the south of Nablus.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
N. of Shiloh. (Judges 21:19). Now el Lubban.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(lih boh' nuh) Place name meaning “the white one.” Town used to locate annual feast site by Israel's elders as they sought wives for decimated tribe of Benjamin (Judges 21:19 ). It is probably modern el-Lubban three miles northwest of Shiloh and was known for its fine grapes.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
LEBONAH. A place near Shiloh on the way to Shechem ( Judges 21:19 ). It is prob. the ruin Khan el-Lubban , about 3 miles W.N.W. of SeilÃ»n (Shiloh).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Same as Labana
Morrish Bible Dictionary
City near to Bethel and Shechem. Judges 21:19 . Identified with el Lubban, 32 4' N, 35 14' E .
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Judges 21:19 , a town of Ephraim, near Shiloh, between Bethel and Shechem. Its name and site are preserved in the present village of Lubban.
has survived to our times under the almost identical form of el-Lubban
, from laban "to be white. The Indian is called looban in Hindu temples, related to libanos and Lebonah
Judges 21:19 described Shiloh's location as “on the north side of Bethel, on the east side of the highway that goeth up from Bethel to Shechem, and on the south of Lebonah
- of KhÃ¢n el-LubbÃ¢n (Lebonah
, Judges 21:19 )
- Arabia; the tree is Βoswellia thurifera , the native salai ; the gum is called oliban , Arabic looban , from whence the Hebrew Lebonah