Holman Bible Dictionary
(ree' hahb) Personal and place name meaning, “broad or open place.” 1. Father of a king of Zobah, an Aramaean city north of Damascus (2Samuel 8:3,2 Samuel 8:12
. Witness to Nehemiah's covenant (Nehemiah 10:11
. Town in the vicinity of Laish in upper Galilee (Numbers 13:21
; see Beth-Rehob). 4. Town in the territory of Asher (Joshua 19:28
). Asher was not able to drive out the Canaanite inhabitants (Judges 1:31
). Elsewhere, Rehob in Asher is assigned to the Levites (Joshua 21:31
; 1 Chronicles 6:75
). The site is perhaps tell el-Gharbi about seven miles east-southeast of Acco.
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Rehob'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/r/rehob.html. 1991.