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Ijon


I’jon (a ruin), a town in the north of Palestine, belonging to the tribe of Naphtali. It was taken and plundered by the captains of Ben-hadad, 1 Kings 15:20; 2 Chron. 16:4, and a second time by Tiglath-pileser. 2 Kings 15:29. It was situated a few miles northwest of the site of Dan, in a fertile and beautiful little plain called Merj˒Ayûn.