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Rehob (north of Asher)
A city assigned to the tribe of Asher (Jos 19:28).
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
Rehob (Place)
Rehob (Place). 1. Northernmost territory explored by the Israelite spies prior to occupation of Canaan (Nm 13:21). It agrees with the location of Beth-rehob (Jgs 18:28) and is mentioned with Zobah and Maacah as an opponent of David in the Ammonite war (2 Sm 10:6–8).See also Aram.2. Two cities belonging
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Rehob
Rehob rēʹhob [Heb. reḥôḇ—‘broad place’; Gk. Roōb, Raab]. The name of at least three different places in northern Palestine.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Rehob (Place)
REHOB (Place)1. Northernmost territory explored by the Israelite spies prior to occupation of Canaan (Nm 13:21). It agrees with the location of Beth-rehob (Jgs 18:28) and is mentioned with Zobah and Maacah as an opponent of David in the Ammonite war (2 Sm 10:6–8).2. Two cities belonging to Asher’s
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
Rehob
REHOB1. Father of King Hadadezer of Zobah (2 Sam 8:3, 12).2. A Levite who joined in sealing Nehemiah’s covenant document (Neh 10:11).3. A town in Lebanon near Lebo-hamath (Num 13:21). See Beth-rehob.4. A town along the NE border of Asher (Josh 19:28); site unknown.5. Another city assigned to the
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Rehob
REHOB (Heb. reḥōḇ, ‘open place, market-place [of town or village]’, a name occuring in the Bible as a personal and as a place-name).1. The most N city observed by Joshua’s spies in Canaan (Nu. 13:21). It was an Aramaean centre which supplied the Ammonites with troops in the time of David (2 Sa. 10:6–8).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Rehob
REHOB a) The name of a place or a geographic region, marking the northern limit of the land of Canaan (Num. 34). It is mentioned in conjunction with the spies sent out by Moses (Num. 13:21). The inhabitants of Beth-Rehob (2 Sam. 10:6) took part in the war of the Ammonites against David. The identification
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Rehob
Re´hob1. The father of Hadadezer king of Zobah, whom David smote at the Euphrates. 2 Sam. 8:3, 12. (b.c. before 1043.)2. A Levite or family of Levites who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. Neh. 10:11. (b.c. 410.)3. The northern limit of the exploration of the spies. Num. 13:21. Robinson fixes the
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Rehob
RE´HOB (reʹhob; “wide street, open space”).1. The father of Hadadezer, king of Zobah, whom David defeated at “the River,” i.e., the Euphrates (2 Sam. 8:3, 12), before 986 b.c.2. A Levite who signed the covenant with Nehemiah (Neh. 10:11), 445 b.c.3. A city on the northern border of Palestine, marking
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