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Maaleh-acrabbim

Meaning: ascent of the scorpions; i.e., “scorpion-hill”

a pass on the southeastern border of Israel (Num. 34:4; Josh. 15:3)

It is identified with the pass of Sufah, entering Israel from the great Wady el-Fikreh, south of the Dead Sea. (See AKRABBIM.)