En-shemesh: Fountain of the sun a spring which formed one of the landmarks on the
boundary between Judah and Benjamin
(Joshua 15:7; 18:17) It was between
the "ascent of Adummim" and the spring of En-rogel, and hence was on
the east of Jerusalem and of the Mount of Olives. It is the modern
'Ain-Haud i.e., the "well of the apostles" about a mile east of
Bethany, the only spring on the road to Jericho. The sun shines on it
the whole day long.