a district on the east of Jodan, about 13 miles south-east of the Sea of Galilee, to which Jephthah fled from his brethren ( Judges 11:3 Judges 11:5 ). It was on the northern boundary of Perea, between Syria and the land of Ammon ( 2 Samuel 10:6 2 Samuel 10:8 ). Its modern name is Taiyibeh.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Tob, The land of". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".