Abel Maim • A´bel-ma´im
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Abel-maim. Alternate name for Abel, a fortified city in upper Galilee, in 2 Chronicles 16:4.See Abel (Place).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ABEL-MAIM* Alternate name for Abel, a fortified city in upper Galilee, in 2 Chronicles 16:4. See Abel (Place).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ABEL-MAIM. An alternate form of Abel-beth-maachah (q.v.) in (2 Chr 16:4).Tell Abil, the site of Abel-Beth-Maachah. JR
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
A´bel-ma´im (Abel on the waters), also called simply Abel, 2 Sam. 20:14, 18, another name for Abel-beth-maachah. 2 Chron. 16:4.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
A´BEL-MA´IM (āʹbel-māʹim; “water brook” [?]), or Abel Maim (NIV). Either the name by which Abel-beth-maachah is called in 2 Chron. 16:4 or the name of a nearby city.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Abel Maim
ABEL MAIM [A bell im] — a city in northern Israel (2 Chr. 16:4; Abel-mayim, REB), usually called Abel Beth Maachah.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ABEL-MAIM<a’-bel-ma’-im> ( מָיִם‎ [’abhel mayim], “meadow of water”).See ABEL-BETH-MAACAH.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
ABEL-MAIM (Āʹ bĕl-măʹ īm) Place-name meaning “brook of the waters.” Used in 2 Chron. 16:4 for place called Abel-beth-maachah in 1 Kings 15:20. If Abel-maim is a different city, its precise location east of the Jordan is not known.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Abel Maim
Abel Maim ay′buhl-may′im (אָבֵל מַיִםH72, “meadow of water”). Also Abel-maim. An alternate name for Abel Beth Maacah; it occurs only in 2 Chr. 16:4.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
ABEL-MAIM, āʹbel-māʹim (אָבֵל מַיִם‎, ’ābhēl mayim, “meadow of water”). See Abel-beth-maacah.
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