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 towns with their unwalled places;
And from the tribe of Benjamin they gave Gibeon and Geba with their grass-lands;
And we will take ten men out of every hundred, through all the tribes of Israel, a hundred out of every thousand, a thousand out of every ten thousand, to get food for the people, so that they may give to Gibeah of Benjamin the right punishment for the act of shame they have done in Israel.
And the children of Benjamin went out against the people, moving away from the town; and as before, at their first attack, they put to death about thirty men of Israel on the highways, of which one goes up to Beth-el and the other to Gibeah, and in the open country.
So all the men of Israel got up and put themselves in fighting order at Baal-tamar: and those who had been waiting secretly to make a surprise attack came rushing out of their place on the west of Geba.
The one rock went up on the north in front of Michmash and the other on the south in front of Geba.
And David did as the Lord had said; and he overcame the Philistines, attacking them from Gibeon to near Gezer.
And Solomon's horses came from Egypt and from Kue; the king's traders got them at a price from Kue.
Then King Asa got all Judah together, making every man come; and they took away the stones and the wood with which Baasha was building Ramah, and King Asa made use of them for building Geba in the land of Benjamin, and Mizpah.
And he made all the priests from the towns of Judah come into Jerusalem, and he made unclean the high places where the priests had been burning offerings, from Geba to Beer-sheba; and he had the high places of the evil spirits pulled down which were by the doorway of Joshua, the ruler of the town, on the left side of the way into the town.
And David did as the Lord had said; and they overcame the army of the Philistines, attacking them from Gibeon as far as Gezer.
The children of Ramah and Geba, six hundred and twenty-one.
And the children of Benjamin were living from Geba, at Michmash and Aija, and at Beth-el and its daughter-towns,