(meadow of the house of oppression ), a town of some importance, (2 Samuel 20:15) in the extreme north of Palestine, which fell an early prey to the invading kings of Syria, (1 Kings 15:20) and Assyria. (2 Kings 15:29)
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Bibliography Information Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'A’bel-beth-ma’achah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". <http://classic.studylight.org/dic/sbd/view.cgi?number=T19>. 1901.