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 (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 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).