Press of the pomegranate.
   1) A Levitical city in the tribe of Dan (Josh. 19:45; 21:24; 1 Chr. 6:69).
   2) Another city of the same name in Manasseh, west of the Jordan (Josh. 21:25), called also Bileam (1 Chr. 6:70).

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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