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Abilene

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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A plain, a district lying on the east slope of the Anti-Lebanon range; so called from its chief town, Abila (Luke 3:1 ), which stood in the Suk Wady Barada, between Heliopolis (Baalbec) and Damascus, 38 miles from the former and 18 from the latter. Lysanias was governor or tetrarch of this province.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Abilene'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​a/abilene.html. 1897.
 
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