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DILEAN (dĭl'ē-ăn). A town in the lowlands of Judah (Josh.15.38).

DILEAN dĭl’ ĭ ən (דִּלְעָ֥ן; LXX A Δαλααν; B Δαλαλ; meaning unknown). A city in the Judean Shephelah (Josh 15:38). Though the site is not known, it is thought by some to be Tell en-Najileh.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A town in the Shephelah of Judah named with Migdal-gad and Mizpeh (Jos 15:38, the English Revised Version "Dilan"), which lay probably on the North of Lachish and Eglon. It has not been identified.