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Shiloh (Biblical)

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Shiloh (Hebrew שלה Šīlōh, שלו Šīlô, שילו Šîlô) is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as an assembly place for the people of Israel where there was a sanctuary containing the ark of the covenant until it was taken by the Philistines.

At Shiloh Samuel was raised by the priest Eli and later himself served as priest there.

The site of Shiloh is usually identified as modern Seilun, about eight miles north of Bethel.

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