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8:65 Lebo-hamath. This area near the northern limit of the territory controlled by Israel was located about 20 miles south of Kadesh on the Orontes River (Josh. 13:5; 2 Kin. 14:25).
Brook of Egypt. Probably to be equated with Wadi El-Arish, in northeastern Sinai. People from the entire extent of Solomon’s kingdom were present for these festivities (4:21).