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The Definition of the word Abel-meholah


Meadow of dancing, or the dancing-meadow, the birth-place and "residence of the prophet Elisha, not far from Beth-shean (1" "Kings 4:12), in the tribe of Issachar, near where the Wady" "el-Maleh emerges into the valley of the Jordan, "the rich" meadow-land which extends about 4 miles south of Beth-shean; "moist and luxuriant." Here Elisha was found at his plough by" Elijah on his return up the Jordan valley from Horeb (1 Kings 19:16). It is now called `Ain Helweh.

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