- a town of ancient Palestine, near the city of Samaria; occupied by Israel 1967–96; since 1996 under Palestinian self-rule: first capital of the northern kingdom of Israel.
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Historical Examples of shechem
And his brethren went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.
So he sent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.
When therefore Jeroboam had built him a palace in the city Shechem, he dwelt there.
The Sidonians, who live at Shechem, have sent me the memorial enclosed.
Shechem was therefore the scene of Joshua's farewell address.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Joshua
William Garden Blaikie
- the ancient name of Nablus