ABEL-MAIM ("Meadow of the Waters"):

A tract in Upper Galilee, now known as Abil-el-Ḳamḥ, taken by the Syrians under Ben-hadad (II Chron. xvi. 4). In the corresponding list of I Kings, xv. 20 it figures as Abel-beth-maachah, which town was taken by the Assyrians 732 B.C. (II Kings, xv. 29).

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