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-haam-monai, and Ophni, and Gaba; twelve cities and their villages;
And out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon and its open lands, Geba and its open lands,
and we will take ten men of a hundred of all the tribes of Israel, and a hundred of a thousand, and a thousand out of ten thousand, to bring food for the people, so that when they come to Gibeah of Benjamin, they may do according to all the folly which they have done in Israel.
And the sons of Benjamin went out against the people, and were drawn away from the city. And they began to strike some of the people and to kill, as at other times, in the highways, one of which goes up to the house of God, and the other to Gibeah in the field, about thirty men of Israel.
And all the men of Israel rose up out of their place and marshalled at Baal-tamar. And the ambush of Israel broke forth from their place, from the plains of Gibeah.
The one crag was a pillar on the north in front of Michmash, and the other southward in front of Gibeah.
And David did so, as Jehovah had commanded him. And he struck the Philistines from Geba until you come to Gezer.
And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and out of Kue. The king's merchants received them from Kue at a price.
And King Asa made a proclamation throughout all Judah. None was free from it. And they took away the stones of Ramah, and its timber with which Baasha had built. And King Asa built Geba of Benjamin and Mizpah with them.
And he brought all the priests out of the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba to Beer-sheba. And he broke down the high places of the gates which were in the entering in of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on a man's left hand at the gate of the city.
And David did as God commanded him. And they struck the army of the Philistines from Gibeon to Gezer.
The sons of Ramah and Geba, six hundred and twenty-one.
And the sons of Benjamin from Geba lived at Michmash, and Aija, and Bethel, and their villages,