Attention!
Partner with StudyLight.org as God uses us to make a difference for those displaced by Russia's war on Ukraine.
Click to donate today!

Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Taanath-Shiloh

Additional Links

tā´a - nath - shı̄´lō ( תּאנת שׁלה , ta'ănath shilōh ; Codex Vaticanus Θηνασὰ καὶ Σελλησά , Thēnasá kaı́ Sellēsá , Τηναθσηλώ , Tēnathsēlṓ ): A town on the border of the territory of Ephraim named between Michmethath and Janoah ( Joshua 16:6 ). According to Eusebius, Onomasticon (s.v. "Thena") it lay about 10 Roman miles East of Neapolis, on the road to the Jordan. Ptolemy speaks of Thena, probably the same place, as a town in Samaria ( Joshua 16:1-10 :16, 5). It may be identified with Ta‛nā , a village about 7 miles Southeast of Nāblus . Yānūn , the ancient Janoah, lies 2 miles to the South. A R oman road from Neapolis to the Jordan valley passed this way. At Ta‛nā there are "foundations, caves, cisterns and rockcut tombs" (PEFM , II, 245). This identification being quite satisfactory, the Talmudic notion that Taanath-shiloh was the same place as Shiloh may be dismissed (Jerusalem Talmud, Meghillāh , i).

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain and were generously provided by the folks at WordSearch Software.

Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Taanath-Shiloh'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/t/taanath-shiloh.html. 1915.

Search for…
Enter query in the box below:
Choose a letter to browse:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Prev Entry
Taanach