(gihb' ee ath-eh loh' hihm) Place name meaning, “hill of God.” Transliteration of Hebrew in
1 Samuel 10:5 (NRSV) translated by KJV, NAS, and REB as “hill of God” and by NIV as Gibeah of God. This may be the same as Geba or a hill overlooking Geba or even with Gibeah of Benjamin. It is the site where Saul received the third sign from God that he had been selected king of Israel. See Geba; Gibeah.
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