7247. Riblah
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Riblah: a city in Hamath, also one on N.E. border of Isr.
Original Word: רִבְלָה
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Riblah
Phonetic Spelling: (rib-law')
Short Definition: Riblah

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
a city in Hamath, also one on N.E. border of Isr.
NASB Translation
Riblah (11).

רִבְלָה proper name, of a location 1. ׳ו in land of Hamath 2 Kings 23:33; 2 Kings 25:21 = Jeremiah 52:27; Jeremiah 39:6; with ה locative, רִבְ֫לָתָךְ 2 Kings 25:6,20 = Jeremiah 52:26, also ('in land of Hamath') Jeremiah 39:5; Jeremiah 52:9; בְּרִבְלָ֑תָה Jeremiah 52:10; read רִבְדָמל֫תָה also Ezekiel 6:14 (for ᵑ0 ׳דִּב, see [ דִּבְלָה]); ᵐ5 usually Δεβλαθα (also Ezekiel 6:14); modern Ribla on Orontes, RobBR ii. 507; iii. 543 ff. BdPal 3. 405.

2 (מִשְּׁפָם) הָרִבְלָה Numbers 34:11, on northeast border of land of Israel, certainly not so far north as

1, but site unknown; ᵐ5 ἀπὀ σεπφαμαρ Βηλα, whence Di and others conjecture הַרְבֵּ֫לָךְ, but not Harmel, 8 miles southwest from ׳ו

1 (WetzstZAW iii (1883), 274 f.), see DrHast. DB.

רַבמָֿ֑ג, רַבסָֿרִיס see II. רַב.

I. רבע (√ of following; see [ רָבַע], רֶ֫בַע, רֹ֫בַע etc., below; also in ling. cognate).


From an unused root meaning to be fruitful; fertile; Riblah, a place in Syria -- Riblah.

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