), generally mentioned in connection with Lachish, from which it could not be far distant [LACHISIH]. (Josh.
10.29--32; 2 Kings,
It belonged to Judah (Josh.
15.42), and is recognised by Eusebius as a village in the district of Eleutheropolis. (Onomast. s. v. Λοβανά.
) Dr. Robinson could not succeed in recovering any traces of its name or site (Bib. Res.
vol. ii. p. 389).