, LXX.; Ἔνδωρον
, Euseb.), a village in Palestine, infamous in the closing scenes of the life of Saul for his consultation of the sorceress, on the eve of the battle of Gilboa. (1 Sam.
It is reckoned to the half tribe of Manasseh, on this side Jordan (Josh.
19.11), and is placed by Eusebius and St. Jerome (Onomast. s. v.
) at the distance of four miles to the south of Mount Tabor.
It was a large village in their time, and still exists under the same name, on the northern declivity of Little Hermon, and near to Nain,--another mark of identification furnished by Eusebius. (Robinson, Bib. Res.
vol. iii. p. 225.)