Libnah: Transparency; whiteness.
1. One of the stations of the Israelites in the wilderness
2. One of the royal cities of the Canaanites taken by Joshua
(Joshua 10:29-32; 12:15) It became one of the Levitical towns in
the tribe of Judah
(Joshua 21:13) and was strongly fortified.
Sennacherib laid siege to it
(2 Kings 19:8; Isaiah 37:8) It was the
native place of Hamutal, the queen of Josiah
(2 Kings 23:31) It
stood near Lachish, and has been identified with the modern Arak