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Bible Names N-Z: Zeeb


Zeeb in Easton's Bible Dictionary the wolf, one of the two leaders of the great Midianite host which invaded Israel and was utterly routed by Gideon. The division of that host, which attempted to escape across the Jordan, under Oreb and Zeeb, was overtaken by the Ephraimites, who, in a great battle, completely vanquished them, their leaders being taken and slain (Judg. 7:25; Ps. 83:11; Isa. 10:26).

Zeeb in Fausset's Bible Dictionary ("wolf": name for a warrior). One of the two general "princes" of Midian, inferior to the king Zebah. Named with Oreb (Judges 7:25; Judges 8:3; Psalm 83:11). Slain at what was in consequence called "the winepress of Zeeb," at the ford of Jordan, near the passes descending from Mount Ephraim.

Zeeb in Hitchcock's Bible Names wolf

Zeeb in Naves Topical Bible -A prince of Midian Jud 7:25; 8:3; Ps 83:11

Zeeb in Smiths Bible Dictionary (wolf), one of the two "princes" of Midian in the great invasion of Israel. (B.C. about 1250.) He is always named with Oreb. Jud 7:25; 8:3; Ps 83:11 Zeeb and Oreb were not slain at the first rout of the Arabs, but at a later stage of the struggle, probably ill crossing the Jordan at a ford farther down the river. Zeeb, the wolf, was brought to bay in a wine- press which in later times bore his name --the "wine-press of Zeeb." [OREB]

Zeeb in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE ze'-eb, zeb. See OREB.

Zeeb Scripture - Judges 7:25 And they took two princes of the Midianites, Oreb and Zeeb; and they slew Oreb upon the rock Oreb, and Zeeb they slew at the winepress of Zeeb, and pursued Midian, and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon on the other side Jordan.

Zeeb Scripture - Judges 8:3 God hath delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb: and what was I able to do in comparison of you? Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.

Zeeb Scripture - Psalms 83:11 Make their nobles like Oreb, and like Zeeb: yea, all their princes as Zebah, and as Zalmunna:

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