quarrel; greatness to him

(fertility), One of the landmarks on the eastern boundary of the land of Israel, as specified by Moses. (Numbers 34:11) It seems hardly possible, without entirely disarranging the specification or the boundary, that the Riblah in question can be the same with the following. + Riblah in the land of Hamath, a place on the […]

-A border town of the promised land Nu 34:10,11 -King Jehoahaz overthrown in, by Pharaoh 2Ki 23:33 -Headquarters of Nebuchadnezzar during the siege of Jerusalem 2Ki 25:6,20,21; Jer 39:5,6; 52:9,26

Fruitful, an ancient town on the northern frontier of Palestine, 35 miles north-east of Baalbec, and 10 or 12 south of Lake Homs, on the eastern bank of the Orontes, in a wide and fertile plain. Here Nebuchadnezzar had his head-quarters in his campaign against Jerusalem, and here also Necho fixed his camp after he […]