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Shunem (Hebrew: שׁוּנֵם‎; Douay-Rheims: Sunam) was a small village mentioned in the Bible. It was located in the possession of the Tribe of Issachar, near the Jezreel Valley and south of Mount Gilboa (Joshua 19,18).

Shunem is where:

Shunem is listed as a town conquered by the Egyptian pharaohs Thutmose III and Shoshenk I.[1]

Shunem may be identified as the modern village of Sulam.[1]

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  1. ^ a b John L. McKenzie, Dictionary of the Bible, Touchstone Press, 1965

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainEaston, Matthew George (1897). "article name needed". Easton's Bible Dictionary (New and revised ed.). T. Nelson and Sons. 

Coordinates: 32°36′20.28″N 35°20′3.50″E / 32.6056333°N 35.3343056°E / 32.6056333; 35.3343056