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kā´mon ( קמון , ḳāmōn ; the King James Version Camon ): The place where Jair was buffed ( Judges 10:3-5 ). It is possibly represented either by Ḳamm or Ḳumeim , ruins which lie about 6 and 7 miles respectively to the South-Southeast of Umm Ḳeis . See further HAVVOTH-JAIR . The ruins of Ḳamm , about 200 yds. square, crown a small elevation, and point to an important place in the past. There are large rock-hewn cisterns to the South. Among the ruins of Ḳumein , which are not considerable, a few mud huts are built, occupied today by about 200 souls (Schumacher, Northern 'Ajlûn , 137).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Kamon'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/isb/k/kamon.html. 1915.

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