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a canton lying beyond Jordan, in the half tribe of Manasseh, and in the country of Bashan, one of the most fruitful on the other side of Jordan. In the region of Argob there were sixty cities, called Bashan- havoth-Jair, which had very high walls and strong gates, without reckoning many villages and hamlets, which were not inclosed, Deuteronomy 3:4-14 ; 1 Kings 4:13 . But Argob was more peculiarly the name of the capital city of the region of Argob, which Eusebius says was fifteen miles west of Gerara.

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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Argob'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. 1831-2.

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