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
Chephar Ammoni, Ophni, and Geba; twelve cities with their villages.
Out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with its suburbs, Geba with its suburbs,
and we will take ten men of one hundred throughout all the tribes of Israel, and one hundred of one thousand, and a thousand out of ten thousand, to get food for the people, that they may do, when they come to Gibeah of Benjamin, according to all the folly that they have worked in Israel."
The children of Benjamin went out against the people, and were drawn away from the city; and they began to strike and kill of the people, as at other times, in the highways, of which one goes up to Bethel, and the other to Gibeah, in the field, about thirty men of Israel.
All the men of Israel rose up out of their place, and set themselves in array at Baal Tamar: and the ambushers of Israel broke forth out of their place, even out of Maareh Geba.
The one crag rose up on the north in front of Michmash, and the other on the south in front of Geba.
David did so, as Yahweh commanded him, and struck the Philistines from Geba until you come to Gezer.
The horses which Solomon had were brought out of Egypt; and the king's merchants received them in droves, each drove at a price.
Then king Asa made a proclamation to all Judah; none was exempted: and they carried away the stones of Ramah, and its timber, with which Baasha had built; and king Asa built therewith Geba of Benjamin, and Mizpah.
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 Beersheba; and he broke down the high places of the gates that were at the entrance of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on a man's left hand at the gate of the city.
David did as God commanded him: and they struck the army of the Philistines from Gibeon even to Gezer.
The children of Ramah and Geba, six hundred twenty-one.
The children of Benjamin also [lived] from Geba [onward], at Michmash and Aija, and at Bethel and its towns,