Sibmah: Coolness; fragrance, a town in Reuben, in the territory of Moab, on
the east of Jordan
(Joshua 13:19) called also Shebam and Shibmah
(Numbers 32:3,38) It was famous for its vines
(Isaiah 16:9; Jeremiah 48:32) It
has been identified with the ruin of Sumieh, where there are rock-cut
wine-presses. This fact explains the words of the prophets referred to
above. It was about 5 miles east of Heshbon.