rezeph Summary and Overview
rezeph in Easton's Bible Dictionary
solid; a stone, (2 Kings 19:12; Isa. 37:12), a fortress near Haran, probably on the west of the Euphrates, conquered by Sennacherib.
rezeph in Smith's Bible Dictionary
(a hot stone), one of the places which Sennacherib mentions, in his taunting message to Hezekiah, as having been destroyed by his predecessor. #2Ki 19:12; Isa 37:12|
rezeph in Schaff's Bible Dictionary
RE'ZEPH (stone heated for baking), a city which Sennacherib boasted to the Jews that he had subdued. 2 Kgs 19:12; Isa 37:12. Its site is perhaps at Rasapha, a day's march west of the Euphrates, on the road from Raca to Hums.
rezeph in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("a stone".) A fortress conquered by Sennacherib (2 Kings 19:12), probably on the western side of Euphrates; joined with Haran. Ptolemy (2 Kings 5:15) mentions a Resapha in the Palmyrene district.