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Holman Bible Dictionary - Abel-Beth-Maachah or Abel-beth-maacah
(NAS, NIV, RSV). (ay' behl-behth-may' uh cuh) See 2 Samuel 20:1-22 ). Ben-hadad, king of Syria, answered the call for help of Asa, king of Judah (913-873), and conquered Abel-beth-Maachah from Baasha, king of Israel (1 Kings 15:20 ). Tiglath-pileser, king of Assyria, captured the city from Pekah, king of Israel (2 Kings 15:29 ). Abel-beth-maachah is identified with the modern Abil el-Oamh, twelve miles north of Lake Huleh near Dan. Its name indicates it was once part of the city state of Maachah controlled by Arameans (2 Samuel 10:6 ).



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Beth-Maacah - See Abel-beth-maacah
Maacah - Abel-beth-maacah was not in it, but in Israel; in the direction of Maacah, and somehow connected with it (2 Samuel 20:14-16)
Janoah - Recently, interpreters have sought to establish a military pattern in the report and locate Janoah at khirbet Niha just south of Kefar Giladi on the road south from Abel-beth-maacah
Naphtali - 734], king of Assyria, and took l jon, and Abel-beth-maacah, and Janoah, and Kedesh, and Hazor, and Gilead, and Galilee, and all the land of Naphtali, and he carried them captive to Assyria’ ( 2 Kings 15:29 )
Tiglath-Pileser - Israel, capturing Ijon, Abel-beth-maacah, Janoah, Kedesh, Hazor, Gilead, Galilee, and all the land of Naphtali ( 2 Kings 15:29 )
Sheba - Knowing that Joab and Abishai were on his heels, he shut himself up in Abel-beth-maacah (modern Abil ), a town in the extreme north
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