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Easton's Bible Dictionary
Meadow of the acacias, frequently called simply "Shittim" (Numbers 25:1
; Joshua 2:1
; Micah 6:5
), a place on the east of Jordan, in the plain of Moab, nearly opposite Jericho. It was the forty-second encampment of the Israelites, their last resting-place before they crossed the Jordan (Numbers 33:49
; comp 25:1; 31:16).
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Abel-Shittim'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/a/abel-shittim.html. 1897.