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Shunem (Hebrew: שׁוּנֵם; Douay-Rheims: Sunam) is a small village mentioned in the Bible. It was located in the tribe of Issachar, to the north of Jezreel 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