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jabneel


jabneel


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Jabneel 
  built  by  God.  (1.)  A  town  in  the  north  boundary  of  Judah  (Josh. 
  15:11),  called  afterwards  by  the  Greeks  Jamnia  the  modern 
  Yebna  11  miles  south  of  Jaffa.  After  the  fall  of  Jerusalem 
  (A.D.  70),  it  became  one  of  the  most  populous  cities  of  Judea, 
  and  the  seat  of  a  celebrated  school. 
 
  (2.)  A  town  on  the  border  of  Naphtali  (Josh.  19:33).  Its  later 
  name  was  Kefr  Yemmah  "the  village  by  the  sea,"  on  the  south 
  shore  of  Lake  Merom. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Jabneel,  building  of  God