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
Article Version: June 27, 2019