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OCINA . Taking the towns mentioned in order as fearing the advance of Holofernes ( Jdt 2:28 ), Sidon and Tyre are well known. With some certainty Sur may be identified with Umm el-’Amûd , S. of Iskanderûna , which seems to have been formerly called Turân . The next step takes us naturally to Acre, in later times known as Accon , in which we may find an echo of the earlier Ocina.

W. Ewing.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Ocina'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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