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Taanach

Meaning: a sandy place

also known as: Ta'anakh, Ti'anik, Ti'inik, and Ti’innik

This was an ancient royal city of the Canaanites, on the southwestern border of the plain of Esdraelon, 4 miles south of Megiddo.

Its king was conquered under the leadership of Joshua (Joshua 12:21).

It was assigned to the Levites of the family of Kohath (17:11-18; 21:25).

It is mentioned in the song of Deborah (Judges 5:19).

Today, this city is a Palestinian village in the West Bank of Israel. It is called Ti'anik or Ti'inik (تعّنك).—satellite view

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Article Version: June 27, 2019