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Jogbehah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jogbehah
Jogbehah (יָגְבְּהָה‎, yogbehah). A town built by the Gadites (Num 32:35). Gideon pursued the Midianite army in the direction of this town (Judg 8:11).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jogbehah (Place)
JOGBEHAH (PLACE) [Heb yogbăhâ (יָגְבֲּהָה)]. A fortress town built by the sons of Gad in the kingdom of Sihon, which was given by Moses (Num 32:35). It is identified near the caravan route which led the three hundred men of Gideon to victory over the armies of Midian (Judg 8:11).Wüst (1975), Kallai
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jogbehah
Jogbehah. City in Gilead (Transjordan) built and fortified by Gad’s tribe (Nm 32:35). During the period of the judges, Gideon, in his pursuit of the Midianites, circled to the east of Jogbehah in order to attack the unsuspecting camp of Midian at Karkor (Jgs 8:11). This ancient city is now identified
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jogbehah
Jogbehah jogʹbə-hə [Heb. yog̱beḥâ]. A city in Gilead assigned to Gad and fortified by that tribe (Nu. 32:35). It lay on the line along which Gideon chased the Midianites (Jgs. 8:11), and the indication there leaves no doubt that it is represented today by Ajbeihât. The name attaches to three groups
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jogbehah
JOGBEHAH City in Gilead (Transjordan) built and fortified by Gad’s tribe (Nm 32:35). During the period of the judges, Gideon, in his pursuit of the Midianites, circled to the east of Jogbehah in order to attack the unsuspecting camp of Midian at Karkor (Jgs 8:11). This ancient city is now identified
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jogbehah
JOGBEHAH. A fortified town of Gad (Num 32:35). Gideon passed E of the city in attacking the Midianites (Jdg 8:11). This is the modern village of Jubeihât, six miles NW of Amman.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jogbehah
JOGBEHAH (Heb. yōḡbe, ‘height’). A town in Gilead assigned to Gad (Nu 32:35), named also in Gideon’s pursuit of the Midianites (Jdg. 8:11). It is the modern Jubeihât, about 10 km NW of Amman and 1057 m above sea-level.J. D. Douglas.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jogbehah
Jogbehah (Heb. yog̱bĕhâ)A Transjordanian town in the kingdom of Sihon which Moses gave to Gad (Num. 32:35). It was located near a caravan route along which Gideon pursued the Midianites (Judg. 8:11). Some scholars locate Jogbehah at ʾal-Gubēḥah (231159), where an Ammonite military tower has been
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jogbehah
Jogbehah [jŏgˊbə hə] (Heb. yog̱beḥâ “situated on high”). A Transjordanian city, part of the territory of the Amorite king Sihon allotted to Gad (Num. 32:35). It was situated on the caravan route by which Gideon pursued the Midianites (Judg. 8:11) The site has been identified as modern Khirbet el-Ajbeihât,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jogbehah
Jog´behah (lofty), one of the cities on the east of Jordan which were built and fortified by the tribe of Gad when they took possession of their territory. Num. 32:35.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jogbehah
JOG´BEHAH (jogʹbe-ha; “hillock”). One of the “fortified cities” rebuilt by the Gadites (Num. 32:35). It is mentioned (Judg. 8:11) as in the route of Gideon while pursuing the Midianites. Its name still exists in Jubeihah, six miles NW of Rabbath Amman.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jogbehah
JOGBEHAH [JAHG buh huh] (height) — a fortified city in the land of Gilead east of the Jordan River (Num. 32:35). When Gideon pursued the Midianites, he passed Jogbehah (Judg. 8:11).
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