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jeshanah in Easton's Bible Dictionary

a city of the kingdom of Israel (2 Chr. 13:19).

jeshanah in Smith's Bible Dictionary

(old), a town which, with its dependent villages, was one of the three taken from Jeroboam by Abijah. #2Ch 13:19|

jeshanah in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

JESH'ANAH , a town which, with its dependent villages, was one of the three taken from Jeroboam by Abijah, 2 Chr 13:19, and identified by Swartz with al-Samin, 2 miles west of Bethel; but this requires confirmation.

jeshanah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

One of the three towns taken from Jeroboam by Abijah (2 Chronicles 13:19). Now Ain Sinia, well watered and surrounded with gardens. Its position three miles N. of Beitin, near the main route between Jerusalem and Shechem, and its relation to the other towns of the triangle, Ephron (Taiyibeh) and Bethel (Beitin), made its acquisition of consequence to Abijah as commanding the high road to his capital.