the name of a valley, the alternative for "the valley of Shaveh" (q.v.), near the Dead Sea, where the king of Sodom met Abraham ( Genesis 14:17 ). Some have identified it with the southern part of the valley of Jehoshaphat, where Absalom reared his family monument ( 2 Samuel 18:18 ).
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Dale, the kings". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".