What is the…
land of Tob

This is a district on the east of Jordan, about 13 miles southeast of the Sea of Galilee, to which Jephthah fled from his brethren (Judges 11:3, 5). It was on the northern boundary of Perea, between Syria and the land of Ammon (2 Samuel 10:6, 8).

Its modern name is Taiyibeh.

Article Version: June 3, 2019