ZOBA, ZOBAH zō’ bə (צﯴבָ֗א, or צֹ֫ובָ֥ה an element in אֲרַ֣ם צﯴבָ֗א, LXX Σουβα, prob. Akkad. ṩubiti) an Aramaean (q.v.) kingdom which flourished during the early Heb. monarchy. Its exact location is not known, but in
In Solomon’s time, Rezon, a fugitive from the king of Zobah, established himself in Damascus and became a source of trouble to Solomon (
Bibliography M. F. Unger, Israel and the Aramaeans of Damascus (1959), 130f., 211.