And Goshen, and Holon, and Giloh; eleven cities with their villages:
And Holon with her suburbs, and Debir with her suburbs,
And judgment is come upon the plain country; upon Holon, and upon Jahazah, and upon Mephaath,
Holman Bible Dictionary
(hoh' lahn) Place name meaning, “sandy spot.” 1. Town in the hill country of Judah allotted to tribe of Judah and given as city for Levites (Joshua 15:51 ; Joshua 21:15 ). It may be modern khirbet Illin near Beth-zur. The parallel passage (1 Chronicles 6:58 ) has Hilez or Hilen in different manuscripts. 2. City of Moab that Jeremiah condemned (Jeremiah 48:21 ). Its location is not known.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
HOLON. 1. A city of Judah in the Hebron hills, given to the Levites ( Joshua 15:51 ; Joshua 21:15 ). In the parallel passage 1 Chronicles 6:58 it is called Hilen . The ruin Beil AÃ»la , in the lower hills west of Hebron, would be a suitable site. 2. A city of Moab near Heshbon ( Jeremiah 48:21 ). Its site has not been recovered.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. A town in the mountains of Judah; allotted to the priests (Joshua 15:51; Joshua 21:15); HILEN in 1 Chronicles 6:58.
2. A city of Moab, in "the plain country" or level downs (mishor ) E. of Jordan.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
A window; grief
Hilen - The parallel passage (Joshua 21:15 ; compare Joshua 15:51 ) reads Holon. See Holon , Levitical Cities
Hilen - Holon in Joshua 21:15
Holon - Holon
Whole, Wholly, Wholesome - , Matthew 5:29,30 ; Mark 8:36 ; 15:1,16,33 ; Luke 11:36 (1st part), though Holon may here be used adverbially with photeinon, "wholly light" [as in the 2nd part, RV, "wholly (full of light)"]; John 11:50 ; 1 Corinthians 12:17 (1st part); 1 John 2:2 ; 5:19 ; (b) absolutely, as a noun, e