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Riblah

Holman Bible Dictionary

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(rihb' lah) 1. Syrian town located near Kadesh on the Orontes near the border with Babylonia. There Pharaoh Neco imprisoned King Jehoahaz of Judah after the young monarch had reigned only three months (2 Kings 23:31-33 ). Later, when Zedekiah rebelled against Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon, he was taken to Riblah as a prisoner and viewed the execution of his sons before having his eyes put out (2 Kings 25:4-7 ). See Numbers 34:11 ). Earliest translations read Arbelah.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Riblah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​r/riblah.html. 1991.
 
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