Places Study on Punon

Places Study on Punon

Numbers 33: And they departed from Zalmonah, and pitched in Punon.
Numbers 33: And they departed from Punon, and pitched in Oboth.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Punon
(pyoo' nahn) Place name meaning, “ore pit.” Edomite mining center located at the junction of the wadi el-Gheweil and wadi esh-Sheqer on the east side of the Arabah about twenty-five miles south of the Dead Sea. The site was first occupied about 2200 B.C. The second occupation began shortly before the Israelites encamped there about 1200 B.C. (Numbers 33:42-43 ). The site was perhaps home to descendants of the clan chief Pinon (Genesis 36:41 ). The site is identified with modern Feinan. Two ancient smelting sites, khirbet en-Nahas and khirbet Nqeib Aseimer, lie to the north northeast.



Hitchcock's Bible Names - Punon
Precious stone; that beholds
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Punon
A place were Israel pitched in the wilderness, between Petra and Segor, Some have thought that it was here Moses set up the brazen serpent, Numbers 21:9 and Numbers 33:42. The name Punon means precious stone.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Punon
One of the later halting places of the Israelites. Numbers 33:42,43 .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Punon
(See PINON.) Genesis 36:41. An Edomite ducal city; the Phoeno of Eusebius and Jerome, the penal abode of convicts sent to labour in the neighbouring copper mines. The Septuagint have Finon . Between Petra and Zoar, probably near the Roman road between them. Seetzen heard of a ruined castle, Fenan (3:17). Phoeno probably lay E. of, not within, Edom; as the Roman road is much to the right of the direct line of march. Punon may coincide with Kala'at Aneizeh, between el Ahsa (Oboth) and Ma'an (Numbers 33:42). Israel's second last stage before reaching the plains of Moab.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Punon
PUNON . A station of the Israelites ( Numbers 33:42-43 ). Cf. also art. Pinon.

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Punon - Punon
Pinon - (pi' nahn) Edomite clan chief (Genesis 36:41 ; 1 Chronicles 1:52 ), whose descendants perhaps settled Punon (Numbers 33:42-43 )
Pinon - same name as Punon of Numbers 33:42 f
Pinon - Eusebius and Jerome (Onomasticon) identify the seat of the tribe with Punon, an Israelite station in the wilderness, and Phoeno between Petra and Zoar, the site of the Roman copper mines
Punon - The name Punon means precious stone
Oboth - of Punon, E
Punon - Punon may coincide with Kala'at Aneizeh, between el Ahsa (Oboth) and Ma'an (Numbers 33:42)
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Wanderings of the Israelites - ... | Punon, Numbers 33:42