Holman Bible Dictionary
(jahg' bih hah) Place name meaning, “height, little hill.” City east of the Jordan where Gideon defeated Zeba and Zalmunna, kings of Midian (Judges 8:11 ). Its location is modern khirbet el-Jubeihat twenty miles southeast of the Jordan and seven miles northwest of Amman. The tribe of Gad rebuilt it and settled it (Numbers 32:35 ).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
An exalting; high
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
JOGBEHAH . A town of Gad in Gilead ( Numbers 32:35 ), named also in connexion with Gideon’s pursuit of the Midianites ( Judges 8:11 ). It is the present ruin el-JubeihÃ¢t (or AjbeihÃ¢t ), N. W. from Rabbath-ammon, and about midway between that place and es-Sault.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
City of Gad. Numbers 32:35 ; Judges 8:11 . Identified with el Jubeihat, 32 2' N, 35 52' E.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
A city E. of Jordan, fortified by Gad (Numbers 32:25). Jaazer (Jazer, one in Gilead) and Jogbehah, N.W. of Amman, between it and Es Salt, now Jebeiha, a ruin seven miles to the N.E., formed the second group of Gadite settlements. The first group was headed by Dibon. Chemosh Gad ("he whose good fortune is Chemosh") the father of Mesha was a Dibonite. The third Gadite settlement lay in the Jordan valley, W. of the second group, Beth Nimrah, etc. (Numbers 32:33-36).
- Jaazer (Jazer, one in Gilead) and Jogbehah
- A place named with Jogbehah
in the account of Gideon’s pursuit of Zebah and Zalmunna ( Judges 8:11 ), possibly also in Numbers 21:30 , where the Syr
- The most southerly, Aroer, lay upon the Arnon; the most northerly, Jogbehah
, not far from the Jabbok