Then went Abimelech to Thebez, and encamped against Thebez, and took it.
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EXPOSITORY (ENGLISH BIBLE)Thebez.—One of the cities in the league of “Baal of the Covenant,” perhaps, Tubas, ten miles north-east of Shechem, on a mound among the hills.
50. Then went Abimelech to Thebez, and encamped against Thebez—now Tubas—not far from Shechem.Thebez; another town near to Shechem; and, as it seems, within its territory. Judges 9:20.
and encamped against Thebez, and took it: it seems not to have held out long, being deserted by its inhabitants, who fled to the tower, as follows.
(p) Theatrum Terrae Sanct. p. 70. (q) De loc. Hebrews 95. D.Then went Abimelech to Thebez, and encamped against Thebez, and took it.
EXEGETICAL (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES). The end of Abimelech
50. Thebez] 2 Samuel 11:21, probably the modern Ṭûbâs, about 10 m. N.E. of Nâblus on the road to Bçsân; so Eusebius, On. Sacr., 262, 44. Perhaps Thebez had been subject to Abimelech and had joined the revolt of Shechem.Verse 50. - Thebez. A place so called still existed in the time of Eusebius between Neapolis (i.e. Shechem) and Scythopolis (i.e. Beth-shean), about thirteen miles from Shechem. It still survives in the large and beautiful village of Tubas, which, Robinson tells us, is on the Roman road between Nabulus and Beishan. Thebez had evidently joined the rebellion against Abimelech.
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