Easton's Bible Dictionary
Confidence, a city belonging to Hadadezer, king of Zobah, which yielded much spoil of brass to David (2 Samuel 8:8 ). In 1 Chronicles 18:8 it is called Tibhath.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
By inversion of letters, Τibhath (1 Chronicles 18:8). Belonging to Hadadezer, king of Zobah. Spoiled by David of its "exceeding much brass" (2 Samuel 8:8).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(bee' tah) Place name meaning, “security.” City from which King David took brass after defeating King Hadadezer (2 Samuel 8:8 ). See Berothai. 1Chronicles 2 Samuel 18:8 lists Betah as Tibhath. See Tibhath . Thus NIV reads Tebah in 2 Samuel 8:8 .
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
BETAH ( 2 Samuel 8:9 ). See Tibhath.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Morrish Bible Dictionary
City of Hadadezer, from which David took much brass. 2 Samuel 8:8 : cf. 1 Chronicles 18:8 . See TIBHATH.
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
, or Tibhath
A city of Syria-Zobath, taken by David, 2 Samuel 8:8 ; 1 Chronicles 18:8 ; perhaps the modern Taibeh, between Aleppo and Tadmor.
- It is intimated in the margin of 2 Samuel 8:8 that Betah
may refer to Tibhath, but Betah
has not been identified
( 2 Samuel 8:9 )
- (extension ), a city of Hadadezer, king of Zobah, ( 1 Chronicles 18:8 ) which in 2 Samuel 8:8 Is called Betah
- 1Chronicles 2 Samuel 18:8 lists Betah
- The parallel in 2 Samuel 8:8 reads Betah
- Its cities Betah
or Tibhath, and Berothai or Chun, yielded David "exceeding much brass
- In 2 Samuel 8:8 the name of the town is Betah
, but the original reading was probably Tebah , as in the Syriac version, and as a tribal name in Genesis 22:24