Asiongaber

Asiongaber. Some place this station on the Mediterranean, where Strabo fixes the city of Gassion Gaber, the Beto Gabria of Ptolemy. But the Scripture informs us it lay on the Red Sea. 3 K. ix. 16. Cellarius thinks most probably upon the Elanitic gulf, to the east of that of Suez, or Heroopolis, where Josephus maintains Asiongaber or I101Bernice stood. The Hebrews came to this station from that of Elat. Deut. ii. 8. C. --- Asiongaber, which was called Bernice, (Joseph. viii. 2.) and now Suez. T. --- Asion-gaber was on the Red Sea; and ships would not have been built there, to trade on the Mediterranean. C. ix. 21. T.

Deut 2:8 • And when we had passed by our brethren the children of Esau, that dwelt in Seir, by the way of the plain from Elath and from Asiongaber, we came to the way that leadeth to the desert of Moab.

2 Chron 8:17 • Then Solomon went to Asiongaber, and to Ailath, on the coast of the Red Sea, which is in the land of Edom.

1 Ki 9:26 • And king Solomon made a fleet in Asiongaber, which is by Ailath on the shore of the Red Sea in the land of Edom.

Num 33:35 • And departing from Hebrona, they camped in Asiongaber.

2 Chron 20:36 • And he was partner with him in making ships, to go to Tharsis: and they made the ships in Asiongaber.

1 Ki 22:49 • But king Josaphat made navies on the sea, to sail into Ophir for gold: but they could not go, for the ships were broken in Asiongaber.