Definitions of Rehob

  1. breadth; space; extent
  2. 1. The father of Hadadezer king of Zobah, whom David smote at the Euphrates. ( 2 Samuel 8:3 2 Samuel 8:12 ) ( B.C. before 1043.) 2. A Levite or family of Levites who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 10:11 ) ( B.C. 410.) 3. The northern limit of the exploration of the spies. ( Numbers 13:21 ) Robinson fixes the position of Rehob as not far from Tell el-Kady and Banias . 4. One of the towns allotted to Asher. ( Joshua 19:28 ) 5. Asher contained another Rehob, ( Joshua 19:30 ) but the situation of these towns is unknown.
  3. street; broad place. The father of Hadadezer, king of Tobah ( 2 Samuel 8:3 2 Samuel 8:12 ).
  4. street; broad place. Nehemiah 10:11 .
  5. street; broad place. The same, probably, as Beth-rehob ( 2 Samuel 10:6 2 Samuel 10:8 ; Judg. 18:28 ), a place in the north of Palestine ( Numbers 13:21 ). It is now supposed to be represented by the castle of Hunin, south-west of Dan, on the road from Hamath into Coele-Syria.
  6. street; broad place. A town of Asher ( Joshua 19:28 ), to the east of Zidon.
  7. street; broad place. Another town of Asher ( Joshua 19:30 ), kept possession of by the Canaanites ( Judges 1:31 ). These dictionary topics are fromM.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.[ N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible DictionaryBibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. " Entry for Rehob". " Easton's Bible Dictionary". .
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