9. Abiléné
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Abiléné: Abilene, territory northwest of Damascus
Original Word: Ἀβιληνή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: Abiléné
Phonetic Spelling: (ab-ee-lay-nay')
Short Definition: Abilene
Definition: the Abilenian territory, the territory of Abila (in Syria), a small principality in the mountains of Damascus.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
Abilene, territory northwest of Damascus
NASB Translation
Abilene (1).

STRONGS NT 9: Ἀβιληνή

Ἀβιληνή (WH Ἀβειλ. (see under the word εἰ)), (ῆς, (namely, χώρα, 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).


Of foreign origin (compare 'abel); Abilene, a region of Syria -- Abilene.

see HEBREW 'abel

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