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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
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 2 Chronicles 16.4 . Compare 1 Kings 15:20 . Also simply Abel, 2 Samuel 20:18 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Abelbethmaachah'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/a/abelbethmaachah.html. 1859.