place of abundance, a place on the east of Jordan and west of the Euphrates where David gained a great victory over the Syrian army (2Sa 10:16), which was under the command of Shobach. Some would identify it with Alamatta, near Nicephorium.
E. of Jordan and W. of Euphrates, where Hadarezer and the Syrians were defeated by David (2Sa 10:16-17).
Place situate between the Jordan and the Euphrates, where David defeated the Syrians under Hadarezer. 2Sa 10:16-17. Possibly the Alamatha of Ptolemy, near Nicephorium.