A place near Shechem in Samaria, though not identified with certainty. When Jesus and his disciples began a ministry of baptism, John moved on to Aenon (John 3:22–3). John was not yet in prison (3:24), whereas Mark (1:14) appears to suggest that Jesus began his teaching only after John's arrest.

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  • AENON — locus Palaestinae ad Iordanem fluv. ubi D. Ioannes Baptista baptizabat, a Scythopoli 8. mill. pass. in Austrum. Locus hic non confundendus cum Aenan, ut Baronius facit, propterea quod utramque vocem significare fontem dicit Hieronym. Hic enim… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Aenon — • Mentioned in John 3:23, as the locality where the forerunner of Christ baptized Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Aenon     Ænon     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Salim —    Peaceful, a place near AEnon (q.v.), on the west of Jordan, where John baptized (John 3:23). It was probably the Shalem mentioned in Gen. 33:18, about 7 miles south of AEnon, at the head of the great Wady Far ah, which formed the northern… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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