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EKREBEL. KJV form of ACRABA ăk’ rə bə (̓Εγρεβήλ, Judith 7:18). A place described as “near CHUSI beside the brook Mochmur,” prob. the modern Akrabeh, about twenty-five m. N of Jerusalem in the hill country, within a few m. of the well of Sychar.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)


Appears only in Judith 7:18. It lay on the brook Mochmur, South of Dothart. It is identical with Akrabbein, of which Eusebius (Onomasticon) speaks as the capital of the district of Akrabattine. It corresponds to the modern `Akrabeh, 8 miles Southeast of Nablus.