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One of the landmarks Jeremiah mentions in his vision of the extent to which Jerusalem will one day be enlarged (Jer 31:39). The exact location is unknown.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
GAREB (PLACE) [Heb gārēb (גָּרֵב)]. The name of a hill in the vicinity of Jerusalem mentioned in connection with Jeremiah’s eschatological vision of the restored and re-sanctified Jerusalem (31:39). It is usually associated with the SW hill today known (erroneously) as “Mt. Zion,” situated W of the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
2. The prophet envisioned that Jerusalem should extend to a hill of this name (Jer. 31:39). The site is unknown, but the context (vv 38–40, suggesting a northwest to southeast progression) points to an area W of the Tyropoeon Valley, possibly to the southwestern hill or the “upper city” of postexilic
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
GAREB1. One of David’s mighty men who was numbered among the 30 (2 Sam 23:38; 1 Chr 11:40), and Ithrite (q.v.), a member of a Kirjath-jearim family (cf. 1 Chr 2:53).2. The name of a hill of uncertain site near Jerusalem to which the city would expand, according to a prophecy of Jeremiah (Jer 31:39).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gareb (Heb. gārēḇ) (PLACE)An obscure site mentioned only in Jer. 31:39. Jeremiah uses the “hill Gareb” as a marker (along with Goah) for the future rebuilding and expansion of Jerusalem. This expansion will apparently include both the Kidron Valley to the east and the Hinnom Valley to the south and
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
GAREB [gârˊĕb] (Heb. gārēḇ “leprous”) (PLACE). A hill that was to become part of the rebuilt, expanded Jerusalem (Jer. 31:38–40). It may have been the hill northwest of the temple and if so would have been the site of the town of Beth-zatha during New Testament times. Another possibility is the
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GAREB, THE HILL OF
GAREB, THE HILL OF<ga’-reb>, ([גָּרֵב, garebh]): A hill in the neighborhood of Jerusalem, which was one of the landmarks to which the prophet Jeremiah (31:39) foresaw that the city should extend. The site is unknown. Cheyne (Encyclopedia Biblica) would connect this with the “mountain that lieth before