Places in the Bible Today:

Rehoboth 1

Data

Translated NameRehoboth
Typewell
Geo Data KML (for Google Earth)
GeoJSON (for GIS applications)

1 Identification

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

Verses (1)

Gen 26:22

Linked Data Identifiers

SourceIdentifier
OpenBible.info (2007)Rehoboth 1
OpenBible.infoab1d954 (Rehoboth 1)
TIPNRRehoboth@Gen.26.22
UBS Names Databaseot ID_2678
WikipediaRehoboth (Bible) (partial)

Sources

  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 (conneceted 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.

Places with Similar Names

Thumbnail Image Credits

zstadler

About

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.