Places in the Bible Today:

Rehoboth 1


Translated NameRehoboth
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1 Identification

  1. Ruheibeh (modern): 60% confidence
    1. well at RuheibehRuheibeh

Verses (1)

Gen 26:22

Linked Data Identifiers

SourceIdentifier (2007)Rehoboth 1
OpenBible.infoab1d954 (Rehoboth 1)
UBS Names Databaseot ID_2678
WikipediaRehoboth (Bible) (partial)


  1. Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary (1992)
  2. Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land (1990)
  3. Baly, Atlas of the Biblical World (1971): Rehoboth
  4. Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000)
  5. Grollenberg, Atlas of the Bible (1957): Rehoboth
  6. HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (2011)
  7. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1979)
  8. Matthews, Genesis (1996, 2005): 26:22-23
  9. Nelson’s Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2014): Rehoboth
  10. New Interpreter’s Bible Dictionary (2009)
  11. New Unger’s Bible Dictionary (1988)
  12. Oxford Bible Atlas, Fourth Edition (2007)
  13. Reader’s Digest Atlas of the Bible (1981): Rehoboth
  14. Tyndale Bible Dictionary (2001)
  15. Waltke and Fredricks, Genesis (2001): 26:22
  16. Wenham, Genesis (1987, 1994): 26:22
  17. Westminster Historical Atlas to the Bible (1956): Rehoboth
  18. Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia (1975)
  19. Zondervan Atlas of the Bible (2010)
  20. Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible (2010)
  21. Zondervan Pictorial Bible Atlas (1972): page 53

Confidence Trends over Time

This chart indicates how confidence in the identification is changing over time. Each dot (connected by a dotted line) reflects the confidence of an identification over the preceding ten years (e.g., the 2009 dot reflects scholarship from 2000 to 2009), and the corresponding solid line reflects a best-fit line for the identification. Confidences that cluster near or below 0% indicate low confidence. Because of the small dataset, it's best to use this chart for general trends; if one identification is trending much higher than the others, for example, then you can probably have higher confidence in the identification. This chart only reflects the sources I consulted (listed above), not an exhaustive review of the literature.

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This page attempts to identify all the possible locations where this biblical place could be. The confidence levels add up to less than 100%, indicating that the modern location is uncertain.