En-dor (En´dor; Heb., “spring of circle,” “habitation,” or “generation”)

A Canaanite city belonging to Manasseh (Josh 17:11-12). It was situated about three miles southwest of Mt. Tabor. In a famous episode (1Sam 28:3-25) on the eve of King Saul’s fatal defeat by the Philistines at Gilboa, he journeyed there to enjoin its medium to raise up Samuel from the dead. En-dor is also mentioned as the site of the defeat of Midian by Gideon (Ps 83:10).

Josh 17:11-12

11Within Issachar and Asher, Manasseh had Beth-shean and its villages, Ibleam and its villages, the inhabitants of Dor and its villages, the inhabitants of En-d ... View more

1Sam 28:3-25

Saul Consults a Medium
3Now Samuel had died, and all Israel had mourned for him and buried him in Ramah, his own city. Saul had expelled the mediums and the wiz ... View more

Ps 83:10

10who were destroyed at En-dor,
who became dung for the ground.

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