(devouring the people ), a city of Manasseh, with villages or towns dependent on it. (Judges 1:27) It appears to have been situated in the territory of either Issachar or Asher. (Joshua 17:11) The ascent of Gur was "at Ibleam," (2 Kings 9:27) somewhere near the present Jenin , probably to the north of it.
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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Ib’le-am'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".