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janoah in Easton's Bible Dictionary

or Jano'hah, rest. (1.) A town on the NEern border of Ephraim, in the Jordan valley (Josh. 16:6, 7). Identified with the modern Yanun, 8 miles south-east of Nablus. (2.) A town of Northern Israel, within the boundaries of Naphtali. It was taken by the king of Assyria (2 Kings 15:29).

janoah in Smith's Bible Dictionary

(rest), a place apparently in the north of Galilee, or the "land of Naphtali," --one of those taken by Tiglath-pileser in his first incursion into Israel. #2Ki 15:29| No trace of it appears elsewhere.

janoah in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

JANO'AH (rest), a town of Naphtali, in northern Palestine, taken by the king of Assyria. 2 Kgs 15:29. Van de Velde and Porter propose to identify it with ruins at the village Hunis, between Abel-beth-Maachah and Kedesh; Conder with Yanuk, near the western limit of the ancient territory of Naphtali.

janoah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

A place in northern Galilee, the land of Naphtali, taken by Tiglath Pileser (2 Kings 15:29).