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Shunem (; Douay-Rheims: Sunam) was a small village mentioned in the Bible. It was located in the possesion of the Tribe of Issachar, to the north of the Jezreel Valley and south of Mount Gilboa .

Shunem is where:

  • The Philistines encamped when they came against Saul, the first king of Israel .
  • Where Abishag, King David's companion in his old age, came from;
  • Where the prophet Elisha was hospitably entertained by a rich woman whose son Elisha later revived after the son died.

Shunem is listed as a town conquered by the Egyptian pharaohs Thutmose III and Shoshenk I.

Shunem may be identified as the modern village of Sulam.