Smith's Bible DictionaryAbelbethmaachah
(meadow of the house of oppression), a town of some importance, (2 Samuel 20:15) in the extreme north of Palestine, which fell an early prey to the invading kings of Syria, (1 Kings 15:20) and Assyria. (2 Kings 15:29)
ATS Bible DictionaryAbelbethmaachah
Meadow of the house of Maachah; a town in the tribe of Naphtali, north of lake Merom. It was besieged in the rebellion of Sheba, 2 Samuel 20:13-22; eighty years afterwards it was taken by Ben- hadad, 1 Kings 15:20, and again, after 200 years, by Tiglathpileser, 2 Kings 15:29. It is called Abelmaim in 2Ch 16...4. Compare 1 Kings 15:20. Also simply Abel, 2 Samuel 20:18.
Easton's Bible DictionaryMeadow of the house of Maachah, a city in the north of Palestine, in the neighbourhood of Dan and Ijon, in the tribe of Naphtali. It was a place of considerable strength and importance. It is called a "mother in Israel", i.e., a metropolis (2 Samuel 20:19). It was besieged by Joab (2 Samuel 20:14), by Benhadad (1 Kings 15:20), and by Tiglath-pileser (2 Kings 15:29) about B.C. 734. It is elsewhere called Abel-maim, meadow of the waters, (2 Chronicles 16:4). Its site is occupied by the modern Abil or Abil-el-kamh, on a rising ground to the east of the brook Derdarah, which flows through the plain of Huleh into the Jordan, about 6 miles to the west-north-west of Dan.
ThesaurusAbelbethmaachah (2 Occurrences)
... west of Dan. Multi-Version Concordance Abelbethmaachah (2 Occurrences).
1 Kings 15:20 So Benhadad hearkened unto king Asa, and sent ...
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Bible ConcordanceAbelbethmaachah (2 Occurrences)
1 Kings 15:20 So Benhadad hearkened unto king Asa, and sent the captains of the hosts which he had against the cities of Israel, and smote Ijon, and Dan, and Abelbethmaachah, and all Cinneroth, with all the land of Naphtali.
2 Kings 15:29 In the days of Pekah king of Israel came Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, and took Ijon, and Abelbethmaachah, and Janoah, and Kedesh, and Hazor, and Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali, and carried them captive to Assyria.
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