Easton's Bible Dictionary
famous, A town in the tribe of Ephraim ( Judges
7:22 ), to the south of Bethshean, near the Jordan.
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names
Smith's Bible Dictionary
(celebrated) A place mentioned only in ( Judges
7:25 ) in describing the flight of the Midianite host after Gideons night
attack; (probably the present Tubukhat-Fahil , a very striking natural bank 600
feet high, with a long horizontal top, embanked against the western face of the
mountains east of the Jordan, and descending with a steep front to the river.
--Robinson, Bib. Res.)
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
tab'-ath (Tabbath; Codex Vaticanus Tabath; Gabath):
A place named after Abel-meholah in the account of the Midianite flight before
7:23). It must therefore have been a place in the Jordan valley to the East
of Beth-shan. No trace of the name has yet been recovered.
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