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Smith's Bible Dictionary
Abile'ne. (land of meadows). Luke 3:1. A city situated on the eastern slope of Antilibanus, in a district fertilized by the river Barada (Abana). The city was 18 miles from Damascus, and stood in a remarkable gorge called Suk Wady Barada.
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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Abilene'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/a/abilene.html. 1901.
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34