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Nibshan

NIBSHAN (nĭb’shăn, Heb. nivshān). A town in southern Judah between Beersheba and the Dead Sea (Josh.15.62).


NIBSHAN nĭb’ shăn (הַנִּבְשָׁ֥ן). A city in the wilderness of Judah named between Secacah and the City of Salt (Josh 15:62); identified with Khirbet el-Maqari in el-Buqe’ah, SW of Jericho.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A city in the Judean wilderness named between Secacah and the City of Salt (Jos 15:62). Eusebius, Onomasticon, knows the place but gives no clue to its identification. The site has not been recovered. Wellhausen suggests the emendation of nibhshan to kibhshan, "furnace" (Proleg. 2, 344).