A place-name in the OT. 1 Isaac’s servants dug a well and called it Rehoboth, because they found respite from their quarrels over water rights with the herdsmen of Gerar (Gen 26:22). The site is most often identified with modern Ruheibeh, southwest of Beer-sheba. 2 Rehoboth-on-the-River is the home of Shaul (Gen 36:37; 1Chr 1:48), one of the early kings of Edom (Gen 36:31). The river is possibly the brook Zered rather than the Euphrates. The site itself is unidentified.
22He moved from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it; so he called it Rehoboth, saying, “Now the Lord has made room for us, and we shall ... View more
37Samlah died, and Shaul of Rehoboth on the Euphrates succeeded him as king.
48When Samlah died, Shaul of Rehoboth on the Euphrates succeeded him.
31These are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom, before any king reigned over the Israelites.