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People's Dictionary of the Bible

Ain

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Ain (â'in), eye, spring. 1. A place, or probably a fountain, and one of the landmarks on the eastern boundary of Canaan. Numbers 34:11. It is now known as Ain el-Azy, a remarkable spring, one of the sources of the Orontes, and about ten miles west of Riblah. 2. A city of southern Palestine, first given to Judah, Joshua 15:32; afterward assigned to Simeon, Joshua 19:7; and then to the Levites, Joshua 21:16; 1 Chronicles 4:32. The same place as Ashan, 1 Chronicles 6:59; and possibly as En-rimmon, Nehemiah 11:29.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Ain'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/a/ain.html. 1893.

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