Conder "accepts the Targum's identification of this place with Almon or Alemeth (now Almet), which he thinks is sufficiently near to the "top of the hill;" while the existence of numerous rockcut cisterns, with narrow mouths, illustrates the incident of the concealment of Jonathan and Ahimaaz (Quar. Statement of the "Pal. Explor. Fund," January, 1881, p.
45)-a very slender ground for the conclusion, as such cisterns abound in nearly every ancient locality in Palestine.