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Zanoah

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1. A town in the low hall country (shephelah ) of Judah (Joshua 15:34; Nehemiah 11:30; repairers of the wall, Nehemiah 3:13). Zanua in Jerome's Onomasticon as in the district of Eleutheropolis on the way to Jerusalem. In Van de Velde's map N. of the wady Ismail, two miles E. of Zareah and four N. of Yarmuk. Jekuthiel father or founder of Zanoah, was son of Jehudijah the Jewess and Mered; Mered's other wife being Bithiah, Pharaoh's daughter. (See BITHIAH.) Israelites from Egypt probably colonized Zanoah.

2. Za nutah is probably identical with another Zanoah; a town in the mountain region of Judah (Joshua 15:56), enumerated with Maon, Carmel, and Ziph S. of Hebron.


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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Zanoah'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/fbd/z/zanoah.html. 1949.

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