Ibleam (Ib´lee-uhm)

A strongly fortified town near one of the southern passes into the Esdraelon Plain. The tribe of Manasseh was unable to drive the Canaanites out of Ibleam (Josh 17:11; Josh 17:12; Judg 1:27), and it probably remained in Canaanite hands until the time of David. Ahaziah, king of Judah, was wounded by Jehu near Ibleam (2Kgs 9:27), and according to a Greek text it was at Ibleam that Shallum murdered Zechariah, king of Israel (2Kgs 15:10).

Josh 17:11

11Within Issachar and Asher, Manasseh had Beth-shean and its villages, Ibleam and its villages, the inhabitants of Dor and its villages, the inhabitants of En-d ... View more

Josh 17:12

12Yet the Manassites could not take possession of those towns; but the Canaanites continued to live in that land.

Judg 1:27

27Manasseh did not drive out the inhabitants of Beth-shean and its villages, or Taanach and its villages, or the inhabitants of Dor and its villages, or the inh ... View more

2Kgs 9:27

Ahaziah of Judah Killed
27When King Ahaziah of Judah saw this, he fled in the direction of Beth-haggan. Jehu pursued him, saying, “Shoot him also!” And they sho ... View more

2Kgs 15:10

10Shallum son of Jabesh conspired against him, and struck him down in public and killed him, and reigned in place of him.

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