Hebrew: כבול or כָּבּוּל —meaning: how little! as nothing—symbolically: “good for nothing”
also known as: Kabul, al-Kabul, Kabbul, Chabolo, Chabulon
This was the name of 2 biblical places.
Cabul, the town
also known as: Chabolo, Kabul
In Roman times, Josephus called it Chabolo. Many ancient artifacts and ruins have been found here.
The town still exists today, under the name Kabul or al-Kabul, and is located about 8 miles east of Accho.
Cabul, the district
It contained 20 cities—including the city above—that were given to King Hiram I of Phoenicia by King Solomon as a reward for services rendered in building Solomon’s Temple (1 Kings 9:13), and as repayment for the 120 talents of gold he had borrowed from him.
Later, Hiram gave the area back to King Solomon (2 Chronicles 8:2).