Lo-debar (Loh-dee´buhr)

A city in Gilead, east of the Jordan, where Jonathan’s son Mephibosheth lived after his father’s death (2Sam 9:4-5). Machir of Lo-debar gave aid to David during his flight from Absalom (2Sam 17:27).

2Sam 9:4-5

4The king said to him, “Where is he?” Ziba said to the king, “He is in the house of Machir son of Ammiel, at Lo-debar.”5Then King David sent and brought him fro ... View more

2Sam 17:27

27When David came to Mahanaim, Shobi son of Nahash from Rabbah of the Ammonites, and Machir son of Ammiel from Lo-debar, and Barzillai the Gileadite from Rogeli ... View more

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