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Abel-cheramim (אָבֵל כְּרָמִים [ʔaˈvel keʁaˈmim]) was a village of the Ammonites, east of Jordan. Jephthah, the judge, victoriously pursued the Ammonites as far as this village. Also referred to as Abel-keramin. The only reference to this location in the Hebrew Bible is Judges 11:33. The name means "meadow of the vineyards" or "plain of the vineyards."[1][2]


  1. ^ "Meadow of Vineyards" according to The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915), "Abel-Cheramim"
  2. ^ "Plain of the vineyards" according to Easton's Bible Dictionary, "Abel-cheramim"

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainEaston, Matthew George (1897). "Abel-cheramim" . Easton's Bible Dictionary (New and revised ed.). T. Nelson and Sons.