Bileam

BILEAM (bĭl'ē-ăm). A town in the western half of the tribe of Manasseh given in Joshua’s time to the Levites of the Kohathite family who were not priests (1Chr.6.70). Perhaps the same as the Ibleam of Josh.17.11; Judg.1.27; 2Kgs.9.27.


BILEAM bĭl’ ĭ əm (בִּלְעָ֖ם). One of the Levitical cities in the territory of Manasseh (1 Chron 6:70). It is prob. the same as IBLEAM (Josh 17:11; Judg 1:27; 2 Kings 9:27), identified with modern Tell Bel’ameh, between Samaria and Jezreel.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A town in the territory of Manasseh assigned to the Kohathite Levites (1Ch 6:70), probably the same as Ibleam (Jos 17:11, etc.), and identical with the modern Bel`ameh, half a mile South of Jenin.