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Coordinates: 32°36′20.28″N 35°20′3.50″E / 32.6056333°N 35.334306°E / 32.6056333; 35.334306

Shunem (Hebrew: שׁוּנֵם‎; Douay-Rheims: Sunam) is a small village mentioned in the Bible. It was located in the tribe of Issachar, to the north of Jezreel and south of Mount Gilboa Joshua 19,18.

Shunem is where:

Shunem is listed on the towns conquered by the Egyptian pharaohs Thutmose III and Shoshenk I.[1]

Shunem is identified with the modern village of Sulam.[1]

See also

Shunamitism

References

Some or all of this article is forked from Wikipedia. The original article was at Shunem. The list of authors can be seen in the page history.

  1. 1.0 1.1 John L. McKenzie, Dictionary of the Bible, Touchstone Press, 1965

This entry incorporates text from the public domain Easton's Bible Dictionary, originally published in 1897.

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