ho'-ba (chobhah):

A place "on the left hand," i.e. to the North of "Damascus," to which Abraham pursued the defeated army of Chedorlaomer (Genesis 14:15). It is probably identical with the modern Choba, about 60 miles Northwest of Damascus.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HOBAH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.