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Beth-Rehob
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beth-Rehob
Beth-Rehob (בֵית־רְחוֹב‎, veith-rechov). Also called Rehob (רְחֹב‎, rechov). A town in southern Syria near Dan (Num 13:21; Judg 18:28; 2 Sam 10:6–8).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Rehob (Place)
BETH-REHOB (PLACE) [Heb bêt rĕḥôb (בֵּית רְחֹוב)]. Var. REHOB. A Syrian town along the S border of Hamath, from which mercenaries came to join the Ammonites in war against King David (2 Sam 10:6–8). Beth-rehob is mentioned in close connection with Zobah, and it is possible that Hadadezer, king of
Rehob (Place)
REHOB (PLACE) [Heb rĕḥōb (רְחֹב‎); rĕḥôb (רְחֹוב)]. Var.BETH-REHOB. The place name Rehob appears seven times in the OT. At least two separate places, both in Galilee, shared this name. The name “Rehob” also appears in Egyptian documents, suggesting the possibility that in the Galilee-Jezreel region
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beth-rehob
Beth-rehob. City of district mentioned in Judges 18:28 and 2 Samuel 10:6; probably the northernmost point reached by the 12 Israelite spies when they searched out the land of Canaan. It is probably identifiable with Rehob (Nm 13:21; 2 Sm 10:8).See Rehob (Place).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beth-Rehob
Beth-Rehob beth-rēʹhob [Heb. bêṯ-reḥôḇ-‘place of street (or “market”)’ (?); Gk. ho oíkos Rhaab].A principality of Aram along the southern border of Hamath; the northernmost point of the spies’ journey (Nu. 13:21). The valley around Beth-rehob included the city of Dan, formerly Laish, according
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Rehob
BETH-REHOB City or district mentioned in Judges 18:28 and 2 Samuel 10:6; probably the northernmost point reached by the 12 Israelite spies when they searched out the land of Canaan. It is probably identifiable with Rehob (Nm 13:21; 2 Sm 10:8). See Rehob (Place).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Rehob (city of the Beth-shean)
Rehob (ree´hob; Heb., “broad, wide”; a shortened form of the name Rehabiah).1 The father of Hadadezer, king of Zobah, an Aramean city-state north of Damascus (2 Sam. 8:3, 12).2 A Levite who signed Ezra’s covenant-renewal document at the time of Nehemiah (Neh. 10:11).3 A site in Upper Galilee (Num.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beth-Rehob
BETH-REHOB. A town, probably identical with Rehob (q.v.; Num 13:21), in the N of Canaan, near which the Danites built Laish-Dan (Jdg 18:28). It is probably the same as the Rehob (No. 87) in Pharaoh Thutmose III’s list of captured towns. In 2 Sam 10:6, 8 Rehob designates a city-state and district occupied
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beth-Rehob
Beth-Rehob (Heb. bêṯ rĕḥôḇ)A place in southern Syria, near the city of Dan (Judg. 18:28). During David’s campaign against the Ammonites, the Ammonites hired 20 thousand Syrian foot soldiers from Beth-rehob (2 Sam. 10:6). It does not appear in the parallel passage (1 Chr. 19:6–7), possibly because
Rehob (Place)
Rehob (Heb. rĕḥôḇ, rĕḥōḇ) (PLACE)1. A place in extreme northern Canaan near the entrance to Hamath in modern Lebanon (Num. 13:21). Rehob is here used to represent the northern limit of the territory explored by the spies sent by Moses to investigate the land of Canaan. It is probably the same
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beth-Rehob
Beth-Rehob [bĕth rēˊhŏb] (Heb. bêṯ-reḥôḇ) A town in the north of Palestine marking the northern limit of the spies’ journey (Num. 13:21). According to Judg. 18:28 it was near the city of Laish (later called Dan), perhaps modern Bâniyâs (Caesarea Philippi). 2 Sam. 10:6 mentions Syrian mercenaries
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Beth Rehob
BETH REHOB A city in southern Syria. The Arameans of the city sent mercenaries to assist the Ammonites in their war against King David (2 Sam 10:6–8).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-rehob
Beth-re´hob (house of Rehob), a place mentioned as having near it the valley in which lay the town of Laish or Dan. Judges 18:28. It was one of the little kingdoms of Aram or Syria. 2 Sam. 10:6. Robinson conjectures that this ancient place is represented by the modern Hûnin.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Rehob
BETH-RE´HOB (beth-reʹhob; “roomy [?] house”). A place near which lay the valley of the town of Laish or Dan (Judg. 18:28). This valley is the upper part of the Huleh lowland, through which the central source of the Jordan flows, and by which Laish-Dan, the present Tell el Qadi, stood. The Ammonites secured
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