Arbela Valley
Arbela • Khirbet Irbid
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Khirbet Irbid
2. Khirbet Irbid, in Galilee on the southern bank of Wâdī el-Haman (Arbel Valley), 2 1/2 mi (4 km) W of the Sea of Galilee, the probable site mentioned in 1 Macc. 9:2, and by Josephus (Ant. xii.11.1), as an encampment of the Syrian army under Bacchides in his line of invasion against Judas Maccabeus