Easton's Bible Dictionary
One of David's warriors (2 Samuel 23:38 ), an Ithrite.
A hill near Jerusalem (Jeremiah 31:39 ), probably the hill of lepers, and consequently a place outside the boundary of the city.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(gay' rehb) Personal and place name meaning, “scabby.” A member of David's personal army (2 Samuel 23:38 ). 2 . Hill in Jerusalem marking point of city wall which Jeremiah promised would be rebuilt (Jeremiah 31:39 ).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. 2 Samuel 23:38; 1 Chronicles 2:58.
2. The hill near Jerusalem (Jeremiah 31:39). From Hebrew gaarab "to scrape," Syriac, leprosy, the locality outside the city to which lepers were removed, on the N.W. side of the city, W. of the valley of Gihon. Even the localities whose name implies they are now outside shall at last be taken within the new Jerusalem (Matthew 8:14; Luke 17:11-19).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
GAREB. 1 . One of David’s ‘Thirty’ ( 2 Samuel 23:38 , 1 Chronicles 11:40 ). 2 . A hill near Jerusalem ( Jeremiah 31:39 ). Its situation is uncertain, being located by some to the S. W., while others place it to the N., of the capital. At the present day there is a Wady Gourab to the W. of Jerusalem.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. An Ithrite, one of David's mighty men. 2 Samuel 23:38 ; 1 Chronicles 11:40 .
2. A hill near Jerusalem. Jeremiah 31:39 .
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
The word means a pitcher. It was a hill near Jerusalem. (See Jeremiah 31:39) If this hill was, as it is said to have been, three miles distant from Jerusalem, it serves to give a beautiful idea of the future extensiveness of the holy city. (See Ezekiel 40:1-49 etc Zechariah 2:1-13 etc. Revelation 21:10-27)
- (lowing ), a place apparently in the neighborhood of Jerusalem, and named, in connection with the hill Gareb
, only in ( Jeremiah 31:39 )
- Designation of Ira and Gareb
, two of David's mighty men, described as among 'the families of Kirjath-jearim,' which links them with Judah
- (belonging to Jether ) , The, the designation of two of the members of David's guard, Ira and Gareb
- ( g ) Gibeath Gareb
( Jeremiah 31:39 ). See Gareb
- Designation of two of David's guard, Ira and Gareb
(2 Samuel 23:38; 1 Chronicles 11:40; 1 Chronicles 2:53)
- outside the city of David, as Gareb
- The Ithrites Ira and Gareb
were probably from Jattir
- A gentilic adjective applied to the descendants of a family of Kiriath-jearim ( 1 Chronicles 2:53 ), amongst whom were two of David’s guard ( 2 Samuel 23:38 , 1 Chronicles 11:40 Ira and Gareb
- ‘Gibeah of Saul,’ ‘of Phinehas,’ ‘of the foreskins,’ ‘of Moreh,’ ‘of Hachilah,’ ‘of Ammah,’ ‘of Gareb
,’ and ‘of Elohim
- A habitation was provided for them outside Jerusalem, upon the hill Gareb
, as the name implies "the hill of scraping" or leprosy (Jeremiah 31:40; Job 2:8); it (more recently called Bezetha), Goath (the hill of the dead), and Tophet (the valley of corpses) were the three defiled spots which Jeremiah foretold should be included in the restored city
Messiah's advent was associated by Daniel (Daniel 9:25-27) with the command to "restore and build Jerusalem"; and Jeremiah too had foretold "the city shall be built to the Lord from the tower of Hananeel unto the gate of the corner, and the measuring line shall go forth over against it upon the hill Gareb