18 She continued, “Long ago they used to say, ‘Get your answer at Abel,’ and that settled it.

Read 2 Samuel 20:18 Using Other Translations

Then she spake, saying, They were wont to speak in old time, saying, They shall surely ask counsel at Abel: and so they ended the matter.
Then she said, "They used to say in former times, 'Let them but ask counsel at Abel,' and so they settled a matter.
Then she continued, “There used to be a saying, ‘If you want to settle an argument, ask advice at the town of Abel.’