a height, a city of the Philistines in the territory of Dan, given to the Kohathites (Josh. 19:44; 21:23). Nadab the king of Israel, while besieging it, was slain under its walls by Baasha, one of his own officers (1 Kings 15:27). It was in the possession of the Philistines after the secession of the ten tribes (2 Chr. 11:13, 14).
Now the people were encamped against gibbethon, which belonged to the Philistines.
And the people were encamped against gibbethon, which belonged to the Philistines.
He had not even attempted to secure the assent of the army at gibbethon.
Omri broke up the siege of gibbethon, marched to Tirzah, and took the city.
As on the former occasion, the army was encamped before gibbethon, in the country of the Philistines, when the tragedy took place.
Nadab waged war against the Philistines, and was besieging gibbethon when Baasha revolted and slew him.
From the southwest the Philistines, availing themselves of the weakness of the two Hebrew kingdoms, fortified gibbethon.