Abiléné: Abilene, territory northwest of DamascusOriginal Word: Ἀβιληνή, ῆς, ἡPart of Speech:
the Abilenian territory, the territory of Abila (in Syria), a small principality in the mountains of Damascus.
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Abilene, territory northwest of DamascusNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 9: ἈβιληνήἈβιληνή
(see under the word εἰ
, the district belonging to the city Abila). Abilene,
the name of a region lying between Lebanon and Hermon toward Phoenicia, 18 miles distant from Damascus and 37 (according to the Itin. Anton. 38) from Heliopolis: Luke 3:1
. Cf. Λυσανίας
(and B. D. under the word).<1>
Of foreign origin (compare 'abel); Abilene, a region of Syria -- Abilene.
see HEBREW 'abel