the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("the plain of the dance".) The birthplace of Elisha, where he was found at his plow by Elijah returning up the Jordan valley from Horeb (1 Kings 19:16). N. of the Jordan valley, S. of Bethshean (Scythopolis) (1 Kings 4:12). To its neighborhood fled the Midianites routed by Gideon (Judges 7:22). It pertained to the half tribe of Manasseh.
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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Abel-Meholah'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​fbd/​a/abel-meholah.html. 1949.