Oreb and Zeeb

Oreb and Zeeb (Or´eb, zee´eb; Heb., “raven” and “wolf”)

Two Midianite princes who were killed by the Ephraimites in Gideon’s battle against the Midianites (Judg 7:24-8:3). Their death was commemorated by the “rock of Oreb” and the “wine press of Zeeb,” and their crushing defeat was invoked by the psalmist in (Ps 83:11).

Judg 7:24-8:3

24Then Gideon sent messengers throughout all the hill country of Ephraim, saying, “Come down against the Midianites and seize the waters against them, as far as ... View more

Ps 83:11

11Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb,
all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna,

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