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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Abel-Shittim

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ABEL-SHITTIM (‘meadow of the acacias’). In the plains of Moab ( Numbers 33:49 ); otherwise Shittim, the last ( Joshua 3:1 ) trans-Jordanic stage where the Israelites encamped. Identified with Ghor es-Seisaban , east of the Jordan, opposite Jericho. It was the scene of the offence of Baal-peor ( Numbers 25:1 ). Hence Joshua sent his spies ( Joshua 2:1 ).

R. A. S. Macalister.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Abel-Shittim'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/a/abel-shittim.html. 1909.

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