Nain (Nayn)

A village identified with modern Nein, six miles southeast of Nazareth at the foot of Givat ha-Moreh in the Valley of Jezreel (Judg 7:1). In later Jewish sources, the town was called Nairn (Heb., “pleasant”). Here Jesus resuscitated the widow’s only son (Luke 7:11-17).

Judg 7:1

Gideon Surprises and Routs the Midianites
1Then Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon) and all the troops that were with him rose early and encamped beside the spring of H ... View more

Luke 7:11-17

Jesus Raises the Widow's Son at Nain
11Soon afterwards he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went with him.12As he approached the g ... View more

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