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sit´na ( שׂטנה , siṭnāh , "hatred," "hostility"; ἐχθρία , echthrı́a ): The name of the second of the two wells dug by the herdsmen of Isaac, the cause of further "enmity" with the herdsmen of Gerer ( Genesis 26:21 , margin "That is, Enmity "). The site is unknown, but Palmer (PEFS , 1871) finds an echo of the name in Shuṭnet er Ruḥeibeh , the name of a small valley near Ruḥeibeh . See REHOBOTH .

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Sitnah'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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