corner graphic

Bible Dictionaries

Morrish Bible Dictionary

Abelbethmaachah

Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

A city of importance in the extreme North of Palestine in the lot of Naphtali or Manassth: it is mentioned with Ijon and Dan. In 2 Samuel 20:15 it is called 'Abel of BETH-MAACHAH' and the wisdom of its rulers was said to be proverbial, 2 Samuel 20:18 . It was here that Sheba took shelter from Joab, but was put to death by the inhabitants. It was taken with other cities by Benhadad, 1 Kings 15:20 , and subsequently by Tiglath-pileser, 2 Kings 15:29 , when its inhabitants were carried away captive to Assyria. It is called ABEL-MAIMin 2 Chronicles 16:4 . This has been identified with Abl, 33 15' N, 35 34' E.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Morrish, George. Entry for 'Abelbethmaachah'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/a/abelbethmaachah.html. 1897.

Search for…
Enter query in the box:
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z 

 
Prev Entry
Abel, the Great
Next Entry
Abelmaim
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology