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Nob

Nob [N] [E] [H]

(high place ) ( 1 Samuel 22:19 ; Nehemiah 11:32 ) a sacerdotal city in the tribe of Benjamin and situated on some eminence near Jerusalem. It was one of the places where the ark of Jehovah was kept for a time during the days of its wanderings. ( 2 Samuel 6:1 ) etc. But the event for which Nob was most noted in the Scripture annals was a frightful massacre which occurred there in the reign of Saul. ( 1 Samuel 22:17-19 )


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Nob'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.