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BETEN (bē'tĕn, Heb. beten, hollow). A city on Asher’s border (Josh.19.25). Its location is uncertain.

BETEN be’ tən (בֶּ֥טֶן, hollow, abdomen). One of the towns on the border of Asher (Josh 19:25). Of uncertain location, it was named Bethseten in Eusebius’ Onomasticon and was located eight Rom. m. E of Ptolemais (Accho).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A city of Asher mentioned between Hall and Achshaph (Jos 19:25). Eusebius, Onomasticon places it 8 Roman miles East of Ptolemais, giving it the name Bethseten. It may be identical with the modern village el-B`aneh, but no certainty is possible.

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