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Salim


Sa’lim (peace), a place named John 3:23 to denote the situation of Ænon, the scene of St. John’s last baptisms; Salim being the well-known town, and Ænon a place of fountains or other waters near it. [Salem.] The name of Salim has been discovered by Mr. Van de Velde in a position exactly in accordance with the notice of Eusebius, viz., six English miles south of Beisa╠én (Scythopolis), and two miles west of the Jordan. Near here is an abundant supply of water.