HAMATHha'-math (chamath; Hemath, Haimath; Swete also has Hemath): The word signifies a defense or citadel, and such designation was very suitable for this chief royal city of the Hittites, situated between their northern and southern capitals, Carchemish and Kadesh, on a gigantic mound beside the Orontes. In Amos 6:2 it is named Great Hamath, but not necessa... View Details
REHOBre'-hob (rechobh; Rhoob, Rhaab):(1) Etymologically the word means "broad" and might be applied either to a road or a plain. Rehob is given (Numbers 13:21) as the northern limit of Israel as reached by the spies. This agrees with the position assigned to Beth-rehob in the narrative of the settlement of the Danites (Judges 18:28). It is mentioned again al... View Details
Rehob [N] [H] [S]
street; broad place.
The father of Hadadezer, king of Tobah ( 2 Samuel 8:3 2 Samuel 8:12 ).
Nehemiah 10:11 .
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... View Details