New American Standard Bible
and Chephar-ammoni and Ophni and Geba; twelve cities with their villages.
King James Bible
And Chepharhaammonai, and Ophni, and Gaba; twelve cities with their villages:
Darby Bible Translation
and Chephar-haammonai, and Ophni, and Geba: twelve cities and their hamlets;
World English Bible
Chephar Ammoni, Ophni, and Geba; twelve cities with their villages.
Young's Literal Translation
and Chephar-Haammonai, and Ophni, and Gaba; twelve cities and their villages.
Joshua 18:24 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Gaba - This name, like Gibeah, Gibeon, etc. Joshua 9:3, indicates a town placed on a hill, and occurs repeatedly in various forms in the topography of Palestine. Gaba is the Gibeah (if 1 Samuel 13:15-16; 1 Samuel 14:5, where the Hebrew has גבע Geba‛, which is undoubtedly the correct reading throughout. The city was one of those assigned to the Levites Joshua 21:17, and lay on the northern border of Judah. It is identified with the modern "Jeba," lying on the side of a deep ravine opposite to Michmash ("Mukhmas"). The famous "Gibeah of Saul," or "Giheah of Benjamin" (the Gibeath of Joshua 18:28) lay at no great distance southwest of Geba, on the high road from Jerusalem to Bethel, and is probably to be looked for in the lofty and isolated "Tulcil-el-Ful."
Josephus thus describes the land of Benjamin; "The Benjamites' portion of land was from the river Jordan to the sea, in length: in breadth, it was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." Let these last words be marked, "The breadth of the land of Benjamin was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." May we not justly conclude, from these words, that Jerusalem and Beth-el were opposite, as it were, in a right line? But if you look upon the maps, there are some that separate these by a very large tract of land, …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
Subjects of Study. Home Education in Israel; Female Education. Elementary Schools, Schoolmasters, and School Arrangements.
and Avvim and Parah and Ophrah,
Gibeon and Ramah and Beeroth,
From the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with its pasture lands, Geba with its pasture lands,
1 Kings 15:22
Then King Asa made a proclamation to all Judah-- none was exempt-- and they carried away the stones of Ramah and its timber with which Baasha had built. And King Asa built with them Geba of Benjamin and Mizpah.
the sons of Ramah and Geba, 621;
They have gone through the pass, saying, "Geba will be our lodging place." Ramah is terrified, and Gibeah of Saul has fled away.
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