Zobah



zobah

=Aram-Zobah, (Ps. 60, title), a Syrian province or kingdom to the south of Coele-Syria, and extending from the eastern slopes of Lebanon north and east toward the Euphrates. Saul and David had war with the kings of Zobah (1 Sam. 14:47; 2 Sam. 8:3; 10:6).

Historical Examples

zobah was situated near Damascus, northeast of Palestine, and was the head of a kingdom until subjected in the reign of David.
The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas Jesse L. Hurlbut

Hadad-ezer, it will be remembered, was the king of zobah who was overthrown by David.
Patriarchal Palestine Archibald Henry Sayce

Hadadezar, king of zobah, was the next whom he smote; who being assisted by the Syrians of Damascus, he next smote them.
The Life of David Anonymous

The third of his campaigns was against Hadadezer, the son of Rehob, king of zobah.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Second Book of Samuel W. G. Blaikie

The extensive district of zobah, to which various princes had been tributary, was divided into several parts.
History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6) Heinrich Graetz

Hadadezer, king of zobah on the Euphrates, contributed the greatest number—20,000 men.
History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6) Heinrich Graetz

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