Tob

Tob

The hometown of a group of “outlaws” who associated with Jephthah (Judg 11:3-5) after he fled from his half brothers. The town also supplied mercenaries to the Ammonites in their wars with David (2Sam 10:6-13). The location is probably modern et-Taiyibeh, about twelve miles east and slightly north of Ramoth-gilead.

Judg 11:3-5

3Then Jephthah fled from his brothers and lived in the land of Tob. Outlaws collected around Jephthah and went raiding with him.4After a time the Ammonites made ... View more

2Sam 10:6-13

6When the Ammonites saw that they had become odious to David, the Ammonites sent and hired the Arameans of Beth-rehob and the Arameans of Zobah, twenty thousand ... View more

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