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The location of a modern kibbutz (communal farm) in northern Israel where several ancient sites were identified. Associated with the biblical cities Abel-beth-maacah and Janoah.
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KEFAR GILʿADI (M.R. 203294). A modern kibbutz in the extreme N of Israel ca. 20 km E of Tyre. Two sites have long been known in the area—the large mound N of the kibbutz where the former Arab village of Abil el-Qamḥ once stood (M.R. 204296; identified with biblical Abel-beth-maacah, GP 2: 354), and
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
GILADI, KEFAR. In northern Israel, two mounds near Kibbutz Kefar Giladi are candidates for biblical ABEL-BETH-MAACAH and JANOAH, conquered by Tiglath-pileser III in the 8th cent. bce (2 Kgs 15:29). Because Tell Abil, north of the kibbutz, preserves the initial component of the toponym, it may be identified