(high place ) (1 Samuel 22:19; Nehemiah 11:32) a sacerdotal city in the tribe of Benjamin and situated on some eminence near Jerusalem. It was one of the places where the ark of Jehovah was kept for a time during the days of its wanderings. (2 Samuel 6:1) etc. But the event for which Nob was most noted in the Scripture annals was a frightful massacre which occurred there in the reign of Saul. (1 Samuel 22:17-19)
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Bibliography Information Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Nob'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". <http://classic.studylight.org/dic/sbd/view.cgi?number=T3215>. 1901.