Shaalbim (Shay-al´bim; Heb., “place of foxes”)

An Amorite city dominated by Dan (Josh 19:42; Shaalabin) and in the jurisdiction of Ben-deker, one of twelve administrative officers under Solomon (1Kgs 4:9). The site is probably modern Selbit, three miles northwest of Aijalon and about five miles northeast of Gezer.

Josh 19:42

42Shaalabbin, Aijalon, Ithlah,

1Kgs 4:9

9Ben-deker, in Makaz, Shaalbim, Beth-shemesh, and Elon-beth-hanan;

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