Shunem

A town in the territory assigned to Issachar at Shiloh (Josh. 19:18), near Mount Gilboa (1 Sam. 28:4). It was a favourite stopping-off place for Elisha, and there the prophet once revived the son of his hostess from apparent death (2 Kgs. 4).

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  • SHUNEM — (Heb. שׁוּנֵם), city in the Jezreel Valley, at the base of the hill of Moreh. The first mention of it occurs in the list of cities conquered by Thutmosis III (no. 38; 15th century B.C.E.). In the Tell el Amarna period (14th century B.C.E.), the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Shunem — is a little village mentioned in the Bible. It was located in the tribe of Issachar, to the north of Jezreel and south of Mount Gilboa and *Where the prophet Elisha was hospitably entertained by a rich woman whose son Elisha later revived after… …   Wikipedia

  • Shunem —    Two resting places, a little village in the tribe of Issachar, to the north of Jezreel and south of Mount Gilboa (Josh. 19:18), where the Philistines encamped when they came against Saul (1 Sam. 28:4), and where Elisha was hospitably… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • shunammite — ˈshünəˌmīt noun ( s) Usage: capitalized Etymology: modification (influenced by ite) of Hebrew shūnammīth, from Shūnēm Shunem, town in ancient Palestine : a native or inhabitant of the town of Shunem north of Mt. Gilboa in ancient Palestine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Endor (village) — Endor (or En Dor or Ein Dor) was a village of Canaanites probably located on the Hill of Moreh (Jebel Datii).Fact|date=August 2007 The original Hebrew meaning of Endor is unknown because it is spelled differently in each of the three times it is… …   Wikipedia

  • Perry Township, Davis County, Iowa — Infobox Settlement official name = Perry Township settlement type = Township nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = map caption = Location in Davis County mapsize1 = map caption1 =… …   Wikipedia

  • ANCIENT OF DAYS — ANCIENT OF DAYS. The King James Version of the Bible rendered both attik yomin in Daniel 7:9 and attik yomayya in verses 13 and 22 by the phrase the Ancient of days, i.e., with the definite article the and with a capital A, hence with the clear… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Books of Samuel — The Books of Samuel (Hebrew: Sefer Sh muel ספר שמואל) are part of the Tanakh (part of Judaism s Hebrew Bible) and also of the Christian Old Testament. The work was originally written in Hebrew, and the Book(s) of Samuel originally formed a single …   Wikipedia

  • Miracle — For other uses, see Miracle (disambiguation). The Raising of Lazarus, (c. 1410) from the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, Musée Condé, France. A miracle often denotes an event attributed to divine intervention. Alternatively, it may be an… …   Wikipedia

  • Abishag — a young woman of Shunem, distinguished for her beauty. She was chosen to be a helper and servant to David in his old age. Among Abishag s jobs was to lie next to David and keep him warm; however, David did not have sexual relations with her (1… …   Wikipedia

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