Helbon
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Helbon

(fertile), a place mentioned only in (Ezekiel 27:18) Geographers have hitherto represented Helbon as identical with the city of Aleppo, called Haleb by the Arabs; but there are strong reasons against this, and the ancient city must be identified with a village within a few miles of Damascus still bearing the ancient name Helbon, and still celebrated as producing the finest grapes in the country.

ATS Bible Dictionary
Helbon

Formerly supposed to be Haleb, or as called in Europe, Aleppo, a city of Syria, about one hundred and eighty miles north of Damascus, and about eighty miles north from the Mediterranean Sea. In 1822, Aleppo was visited by a dreadful earthquake, by which it was almost entirely destroyed. Its present population is not half of the 200,000 it then possessed. But recently a valley has been found on the eastern slope of Anti-Lebanon, north of the Barada, called Helbon, from on of its principal villages. Its grapes and the wine made from them are still remarkable for their fine quality. This valley is probably the Helbon of Ezekiel 27:18.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Fat; i.e., "fertile", (Ezek. 27:18 only), a place whence wine was brought to the great Market of Tyre. It has been usually identified with the modern Aleppo, called Haleb by the native Arabs, but is more probably to be found in one of the villages in the Wady Helbon, which is celebrated for its grapes, on the east slope of Anti-Lebanon, north of the river Barada (Abana).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HELBON

hel'-bon (chelbon; Chelbon, Chebron): A district from which Tyre received supplies of wine through the Damascus market (Ezekiel 27:18); universally admitted to be the modern Halbun, a village at the head of a fruitful valley of the same name among the chalk slopes on the eastern side of Anti-Lebanon, 13 miles North-Northwest of Damascus, where traces of ancient vineyard terracing still exist. Records contemporary with Ezekiel mention mat helbunim or the land of Helbon, whence Nebuchadnezzar received wine for sacrificial purposes (Belinno Cylinder, I, 23), while karan hulbunu, or Helbonian wine, is named in Western Asiatic Inscriptions, II, 44. Strabo (xv.735) also tells that the kings of Persia esteemed it highly. The district is still famous for its grapes-the best in the country-but these are mostly made into raisins, since the population is now Moslem. Helbon must not be confounded with Chalybon (Ptol. v.15, 17), the Greek-Roman province of Haleb or Aleppo.

W. M. Christie

Strong's Hebrew
2463. Chelbon -- a place in Aram (Syria)
... 2462, 2463. Chelbon. 2464 . a place in Aram (Syria). Transliteration: Chelbon
Phonetic Spelling: (khel-bone') Short Definition: Helbon. ...
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Library

Ezekiel's Discourse
... Damascus was thy merchant for the multitude of thy handyworks, by reason of the
multitude of all kinds of riches; with the wine of Helbon, and white wool. ...
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The Epistle of Alexander, Bishop of Alexandria to Alexander ...
... [318] Vide supra. [319] Bp. first Beroea in Syria and then of Antioch, c. 324-331.
Beroea, the Helbon of Ezekiel (xxvii. 18) is now Aleppo or Haleb. ...
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Syria at the Beginning of the Egyptian Conquest
... the dominant authority over the region watered by these two rivers, as well as over
the villages nestling in the gorges of Hermon,"Abila, Helbon of the ...
/.../chapter iisyria at the beginning.htm

Thesaurus
Helbon (1 Occurrence)
... identified with the modern Aleppo, called Haleb by the native Arabs, but is more
probably to be found in one of the villages in the Wady Helbon, which is ...
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Vine (76 Occurrences)
... The vineyards of En-gedi (Cant. 1:14), Heshbon, Sibmah, Jazer, Elealeh
(Isaiah 16:8-10; Jeremiah 48:32, 34), and Helbon (Ezek. 27 ...
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Zahar (1 Occurrence)
... 27:18 Damascus was your merchant for the multitude of your handiworks, by reason
of the multitude of all kinds of riches, with the wine of Helbon, and white ...
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Wares (23 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 27:18 Damascus was thy merchant in the multitude of the wares of thy making,
for the multitude of all riches; in the wine of Helbon, and white wool. ...
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Trafficked (7 Occurrences)
... 27:18 Damascus was your merchant for the multitude of your handiworks, by reason
of the multitude of all kinds of riches, with the wine of Helbon, and white ...
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Merchant (15 Occurrences)
... 27:18 Damascus was your merchant for the multitude of your handiworks, by reason
of the multitude of all kinds of riches, with the wine of Helbon, and white ...
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Products (9 Occurrences)
... 27:18 Damascus was your merchant for the multitude of your handiworks, by reason
of the multitude of all kinds of riches, with the wine of Helbon, and white ...
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Customer (3 Occurrences)
... (See NAS). Ezekiel 27:18 Damascus 'is' thy merchant, For the abundance of thy works,
Because of the abundance of all wealth, For wine of Helbon, and white wool. ...
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Helchiah
Helchiah. Helbon, Helchiah. Held . Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia HELCHIAH.
hel-ki'-a. See HELKIAS. Helbon, Helchiah. Held . Reference Bible.
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Helbah (1 Occurrence)

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