Places Study on Enaim

Places Study on Enaim

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Enaim
(ee' nay' ihm) Place name meaning, “two eyes or springs.” A village near Timnah, where Tamar seduced Judah (Genesis 38:14 ). It is probably the same as Enam in the tribal territory of Judah (Joshua 15:34 ). The exact location is not known. See Timnah .

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Enaim
ENAIM . A Jud¿an town in the Shephçlah ( Joshua 15:34 . ‘ Enam ’; Genesis 38:14 , AV [Note: Authorized Version.] ‘in an open place,’ RV [Note: Revised Version.] ‘in the gate of Enaim’; Genesis 38:21 , AV [Note: Authorized Version.] ‘openly,’ RV [Note: Revised Version.] ‘at Enaim’). From the narrative in Genesis 38:1-30 we gather that it lay between Adullam and Timnah. The site is not identified. Conder suggests Khirbet Wâdy Alin , near Beth-shemesh and En-gannim.

W. Ewing.

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Enaim - Enaim . ] ‘in the gate of Enaim’; Genesis 38:21 , AV [Note: Authorized Version. ] ‘at Enaim’)
Enam - (ee' nam) See Enaim
Open Place - Enaim; the same probably as Enam (Joshua 15:34 ), a city in the lowland or Shephelah
Enam - In Genesis 38:14; Genesis 38:21, read as margin "in the gate (phathach ) of Enaim," instead of "in an open place
Fountain - Enaim (Enam, Joshua 15:34 ) means “two springs
Judah - Then she waylaid Judah as a veiled harlot (one apparently consecrated by vow to impurity in the worship of Venus Astarte, the Babylonian Mylitta) at the gate of Enaim (margin) and received his signet, bracelets, and staff in pledge for the kid he promised her