Hamath-zobah

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Hamath-zobah was a place in ancient Israel was apparently conquered by Solomon and thus figuring in his only military engagement alluded to in the Bible (2 Chr 8:3). Its exact location is uncertain.

Hamath and Zobah were likely adjoining kingdoms, whence the compound name "Hamath-Zobah", an idea supported by mention of wars between Hadadezer of Zobah and Toi of Hamath in 2 Samuel 8:9-10.

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