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Ain Karim

AIN KARIM ān kă’ rĭm. A village c. 3 1/2 m. W of Jerusalem where Elizabeth and Zacharias, the parents of [[John the Baptist]], traditionally lived (Luke 1:24, 39). Mary the mother of Jesus went there to visit her kinswoman. Bibliography G. Dalman, Sacred Sites and Ways (1935), 53, 54.