Abel (of) Beth-Maacah
ABEL (of) BETH-MAACAH ā’ bəl bĕth mā’ ə kə (אָבֵ֣ל בֵּֽית־מַעֲכָ֑ה, the meadow of the house of Maacah or house of oppression). A city in northern Pal. and upper Galilee’s Huleh Valley, a few m. W of ancient Laish, or as renamed Dan, and nine m. S of Ijon. Joab pursued Shebna (
J. Pritchard ANET2 (1955), 283f.; Y. Aharoni, The Land of the Bible (1967) 133, 150, 294, 328-330.