(aye nee' uhss) Place name meaning, “double spring.” The location where John the Baptist was baptizing during the time that Jesus was baptizing in Judea (John 3:23). The biblical text indicates that Aenon was a place richly endowed with water near Salim, which precise location is unknown. The most likely location of Aenon was in a broad open valley called Wadi-Farah, west of the Jordan and northeast of Nablus.
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'AENON'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".