famous, a town in the tribe of Ephraim ( Judges 7:22 ), to the south of Bethshean, near the Jordan.
(celebrated ), a place mentioned only in ( Judges 7:25 ) in describing the flight of the Midianite host after Gideons night attack; (probably the present Tubukhat-Fahil , a very striking natural bank 600 feet high, with a long horizontal top, embanked against the western face of the mountains east of the Jordan, and descending with a steep front to the river. --Robinson, Bib. Res.)
tab'-ath (Tabbath; Codex Vaticanus Tabath; Gabath):
A place named after Abel-meholah in the account of the Midianite flight before Gideon (Judges 7:23). It must therefore have been a place in the Jordan valley to the East of Beth-shan. No trace of the name has yet been recovered.
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