A town east of the Jordan in the tribe of Reuben, Joshua 13:9,16. Near it the army of David gained a great victory, 1 Chronicles 19:7. Long afterwards, it fell again into the hands of the Moabites its ancient masters, Numbers 21:30; Isaiah 15:2. Its ruins, on rising ground a few miles southeast of Heshbon, still retain the old name.
These dictionary topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859. Public Domain, copy freely.
Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'MEDEBA'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".