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AVEN

(ay' vehn) Hebrew noun meaning, “wickedness,” used in place names to indicate Israel's understanding of the place as site of idol worship. 1. Referred to On or Heliopolis in Egypt (Ezekiel 30:17). 2. Referred to major worship centers of Israel such as Bethel and Dan (Hosea 10:8). 3. Referred to a valley, perhaps one in place of popularly-known names such as Beth-aven for Beth-el (Joshua 7:2; Joshua 18:12). See Beth-aven.


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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'AVEN'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/hbd/view.cgi?number=T568>. 1991.


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