Holman Bible Dictionary
(ay' behl-ma' ihm) Place name meaning, “brook of the waters.” Used in 2 Chronicles 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.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Mourning of waters
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ABEL-MAIM (‘meadow of waters’). An alternative name for Abel of Beth-maacah, found in 2 Chronicles 16:4 , which corresponds to 1 Kings 15:20 , quoted under that head.
R. A. S. Macalister.
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
The mourning of the waters. (2 Chronicles 16:4)
People's Dictionary of the Bible
Abel-Maim (â'bel-may'im), meadow of waters. 2 Chronicles 16:4. Another name for Abel-beth-Maachab.
(â'bel-may'im), meadow of waters
- If Abel-maim
is a different city, its precise location east of the Jordan is not known
- It is elsewhere called Abel-maim
, meadow of the waters, (2 Chronicles 16:4 )
- ("Abel the house of Maaacha") or Abel-maim
("Abel on the waters"
- It occurs in the names of Abel-maim
Abel-meholah, Abel-shittim and is rendered "plain" in ( Judges 11:33 ) --"plain of vineyards
- He responded at once, and his army smote Ijon, and Dan, and Abel-maim
, and all the store cities of Naphtali