Places of Section 9

Ascalon, Gaza, Negev, Sinai

121. Madebena, which is now Menois - (Kh. Ma'in)

A gate flanked by two towers. On the left is a segment of wall.

Medebena (Jos 15:31 - Medemena), in the tribe of Judah, and also mentioned in Isaiah (10:31). And today it is Minois, a townlet near Gaza. (Eusebius, Onomasticon 130,7-8; Jerome 131,6-7)

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