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Hebrew: חֲמַת צוֹבָה —transliteration: Chamath Tsobah —meaning: fortress of Zobah

Then Solomon went to Hamath-Zobah and overpowered it. —2 Chronicles 8:3

Possibly this name indicates that Hamath and Zobah were adjoining kingdoms that joined together as one territory.1

  1. Martin J. Selman, “2 Chronicles” [InterVarsity Press: April 2, 2016], p. 362.

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