King James Bible Dictionary




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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

People-waster, a city assigned to Manasseh (Joshua 17:11), from which the Israelites, however, could not expel the Canaanites (Judges 1:27). It is also called Bileam (1 Chronicles 6:70). It was probably the modern Jelamah, a village 2 1/2 miles north of Jenin.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

ancient people; people decreasing

Naves Topical Index

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(devouring the people), a city of Manasseh, with villages or towns dependent on it. (Judges 1:27) It appears to have been situated in the territory of either Issachar or Asher. (Joshua 17:11) The ascent of Gur was "at Ibleam," (2 Kings 9:27) somewhere near the present Jenin , probably to the north of it.