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Abel-shittim ('abhel ha-shiTTim, "the meadow of the Acacias"): was a place mentioned during the traveling of Joshua.

Biblical Account[]

During the Days of Joshua[]

For many weeks before crossing the Jordan, Israel was encamped in the vicinity of the Jordan valley, North of the Dead Sea, East of the river. There on the plains of Moab they camped along the Jordan from Beth Jeshimoth to Abel-shittim[1].

Though the name Shittim is used to denote the same locality.


  1. Numbers 33:49 (Link)