A city of Benjamin, on the N.E. frontier (Jos 18:24), assigned to the Levites (Jos 21:17; 1Ch 6:60). It stands for the N. limit of the kingdom of Judah (2Ki 23:8 'from Geba to Beersheba'). In 2Sa 5:25 we should probably read 'Gibeon' as in 1Ch 14:16. The position of Geba is fixed in 1Sa 14:5 S. of the great W
and Chephar-ammoni and Ophni and Geba; twelve cities with their villages.
From the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with its pasture lands, Geba with its pasture lands,
"And we will take 10 men out of 100 throughout the tribes of Israel, and 100 out of 1,000, and 1,000 out of 10,000 to supply food for the people, that when they come to Gibeah of Benjamin, they may punish them for all the disgraceful acts that they have committed in Israel."
The sons of Benjamin went out against the people and were drawn away from the city, and they began to strike and kill some of the people as at other times, on the highways, one of which goes up to Bethel and the other to Gibeah, and in the field, about thirty men of Israel.
Then all the men of Israel arose from their place and arrayed themselves at Baal-tamar; and the men of Israel in ambush broke out of their place, even out of Maareh-geba.
The one crag rose on the north opposite Michmash, and the other on the south opposite Geba.
Then David did so, just as the LORD had commanded him, and struck down the Philistines from Geba as far as Gezer.
Also Solomon's import of horses was from Egypt and Kue, and the king's merchants procured them from Kue for a price.
Then King Asa made a proclamation to all Judah--none was exempt--and they carried away the stones of Ramah and its timber with which Baasha had built. And King Asa built with them Geba of Benjamin and Mizpah.
Then he brought all the priests from the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba to Beersheba; and he broke down the high places of the gates which were at the entrance of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on one's left at the city gate.
David did just as God had commanded him, and they struck down the army of the Philistines from Gibeon even as far as Gezer.
the sons of Ramah and Geba, 621;
The sons of Benjamin also lived from Geba onward, at Michmash and Aija, at Bethel and its towns,