“Peaceful, a place near AEnon (q.v.), on the west of Jordan,” where John baptized (John 3:23). It was probably the Shalem “mentioned in Gen. 33:18, about 7 miles south of AEnon, at the” “head of the great Wady Far’ah, which formed the northern” boundary of Judea in the Jordan valley.

Definition of Salim: “foxes; fists; path”

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