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Jabneel (jăb'ne-el or jăb'neel), Jehovah causes to be built. A town of Judah; called also Jabneh. Joshua 15:11; 2 Chronicles 26:6. Uzziah captured it from the Philistines. It was called by Josephus, Jamnia, and after the destruction of Jerusalem was for some time the seat of a famous Jewish school of learning. It is identified with Yebnah, a Tillage about 170 feet above the Mediterranean and 12 miles south of Joppa.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Jabneel'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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