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Abel-shittim

Abel-shittim

(the meadow of the acacias ), in the "plains" of Moab, on the low level of the Jordan valley, opposite Jericho. The last resting-place of Israel before crossing the Jordan. ( Numbers 33:49 ) The place is most frequently mentioned by its shorter name of Shittim. See SHITTIM.


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Abelshittim'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.