From an unused root meaning to be fruitful; fertile; Riblah, a place in Syria -- Riblah.
רִבְלָה proper name, of a location 1. ׳ו in land of Hamath 2 Kings 23:33; 25:21 = Jeremiah 52:27; 39:6; with ה locative, רִבְ֫לָתָךְ 2 Kings 25:6, 20 = Jeremiah 52:26, also ('in land of Hamath') 39:5; 52:9; בְּרִבְלָ֑תָה 52:10; read רִבְדָמל֫תָה also Ezekiel 6:14 (for ׳דִּב ᵑ0, see [ דִּבְלָה]); ᵐ5 usually Δεβλαθα (also 6:14); modern Ribla on Orontes, RobBR ii. 507; iii. 543 ff. BdPal 3. 405.
2 הָרִבְלָה (מִשְּׁפָם) Numbers 34:11, on northeast border of land of Israel, certainly not so far north as
1, but site unknown; ᵐ5 ἀπὀ σεπφαμαρ Βηλα, whence Di and others conjecture הַרְבֵּ֫לָךְ, but not Harmel, 8 miles southwest from ׳ו
1 (WetzstZAW iii (1883), 274 f.), see DrHast. DB.
רַבסָֿרִיס רַבמָֿ֑ג, see II. רַב.
I. רבע (√ of following; see [ רָבַע], רֹ֫בַע רֶ֫בַע, etc., below; also in ling. cognate).