Lectionary Calendar
Wednesday, June 19th, 2024
the Week of Proper 6 / Ordinary 11
Attention!
Partner with StudyLight.org as God uses us to make a difference for those displaced by Russia's war on Ukraine.
Click to donate today!

Bible Dictionaries
Rehoboth

Morrish Bible Dictionary

Search for…
or
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Prev Entry
Rehoboam
Next Entry
Rehum
Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

1. City built by Asshur, or by Nimrod in Asshur. Genesis 10:11 . Usually placed near to Nineveh, but see No. 2.

2. City in the East, 'by the river,' from whence one named Saul, or Shaul, became an early king of Edom. Genesis 36:37; 1 Chronicles 1:48 . There are two places named Rahabeh, near the Euphrates, which may be these cities. One is eight miles below the junction of the Khabur river, and the other four or five miles further south on the left bank, and called Rahabeh Melek, that is 'royal.'

3. Name of a well which Isaac dug, so called because God had 'made room' for them. Genesis 26:22 .

Bibliography Information
Morrish, George. Entry for 'Rehoboth'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​mbd/​r/rehoboth.html. 1897.
 
adsfree-icon
Ads FreeProfile