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Cabbon or Kabbon was named in the Bible as a place in Judah near Eglon.[1] As of the early twentieth century, three possible locations of Cabbon were el-Kufeir, el-Kubeibeh, and Abu Kabûs.[2] According to Steven Ortiz, its location is still unknown.[3]


  1. ^ Joshua, 15:40
  2. ^ Fallows, Samuel, ed. (1920). The Popular and Critical Bible Encyclopedia and Scriptural Dictionary. Chicago: The Howard-Severance Company. p. 319. 
  3. ^ Ortiz, Steven M. (2000). Freedman, David Noel, ed. "Cabbon." Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. p. 206. ISBN 0-8028-2400-5.