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Geba
by Galyn Wiemers, Generation Word

Geba

Geba sets southwest of Michmash in the land of Benjamin. Today’s village of Jaba is located on the ancient site of Geba so the ancient site has not be excavated. Geba was a Levitical city.

Geba in the Bible:

1 Kings 15:25, Asa fortified Geba during his war with northern Israel’s king Baasha;
2 Kings 23:8, Josiah destroyed the high places of Judah “from Geba to Beersheba” which means Geba was the on the northern border of Judah;
1 Samuel 13:16; 14:5, Geba served as a base for Israel’s military during King Saul’s wars with the Philistines;
Isaiah 10:29, Assyrian troops stopped here for the night while invading Judah.


Geba