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The king of the Canaanites (ca. 1100 BCE), who fought against the Israelites. In (Josh 11), Jabin, who led a coalition of Canaanite petty princes, was defeated at the Waters of Merom and was executed (Josh 11:10). In (Judg 4:2), Jabin is called “king of Canaan who reigned in Hazor.”

  • Powell, Mark Allan, ed. HarperCollins Bible Dictionary. Abridged Edition. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009.