Origin of Shilohafter an ancient town in Israel: see Joshua 18:1
The Battle of Shiloh in southwestern Tennessee during the American Civil War. (1862)
- An example of Shiloh is the capital of Israel before the Jerusalem Temple was built.
- An example of Shiloh is the location of the Civil War Battle of Shiloh that was fought from April 6, 1862, to April 7, 1862.
Shiloh is an ancient village in Palestine written about in the Bible as a meeting place for the Israelites and the location of the tabernacle where the Ark of the Covenant was kept until about the 4th century.Shiloh is a national military park in southwest Tennessee where a major Civil War battle was fought.
national military park in SW Tenn., on the Tennessee River: scene of a Civil War battle (1862)
- An ancient village of central Palestine northwest of the Dead Sea. In the Bible, it was a meeting place and sanctuary for the Israelites and the site of a tabernacle where the Ark of the Covenant was kept until its capture by the Philistines.
- A locality in southwest Tennessee east of Memphis. The Civil War Battle of Shiloh (April 6-7, 1862) ended in the withdrawal of Confederate troops but claimed more than 10,000 casualties on both the Union and Confederate sides.
- The sanctuaries of Shiloh and Dan lasted until the deportation of Israel (Judges xviii.
- 30); that of Shiloh claimed an equally high ancestry (r Sam.
- The priesthoods of Shiloh and Dan could boast of an illustrious origin (I Sam.
- Just as we have in Assyria an Ishtar of Arbela and an Ishtar of Nineveh (treated in Assur-bani-pal's (Rassam) cylinder 2 like two distinct deities), as we have local Madonnas in Roman Catholic countries, so must it have been with the cults of Yahweh in the regal period carried on in the numerous high places, Bethel, Shechem, Shiloh (till its destruction in the days of Eli) and Jerusalem.
- Despite the capture of the ark after the disastrous battle of Shiloh, Yahweh had in the end shown himself through a destructive plague superior in might to the Philistine Dagon.