Bethel in Rabun: Bethel was on the border
between Benjamin and Ephraim or there were two sister townships both name
Bethel close to each other: One in Benjamin, the other in Ephraim. Is "Rabun"
a form of Reuben?
Bethlehem of Judah but also another town in Ephraim.
Hebron in Judah
Hephzibah in Hebrew means "My desire is for her". The name (in Isaiah 62:4) relates to Jerusalem and the return of all Israel but especially of Judah:
SAKE I WILL NOT REST, UNTIL THE RIGHTEOUSNESS THEREOF GO FORTH AS
BRIGHTNESS, AND THE SALVATION THEREOF AS A LAMP THAT BURNETH.
Isaiah continues the theme referring to the End Times and the Restoration of Israel which will be centered on Jerusalem.
[Isaiah 62:2] AND THE GENTILES SHALL SEE THY RIGHTEOUSNESS, AND ALL KINGS
[Isaiah 62:3] THOU SHALT ALSO BE A CROWN OF GLORY IN THE HAND OF THE
[Isaiah 62:4] THOU SHALT NO MORE BE TERMED FORSAKEN; NEITHER SHALL THY
[Isaiah 62:5] FOR AS A YOUNG MAN MARRIETH A VIRGIN, SO SHALL THY SONS
[Isaiah 62:6] I HAVE SET WATCHMEN UPON THY WALLS, O JERUSALEM, WHICH
[Isaiah 62:7] AND GIVE HIM NO REST, TILL HE ESTABLISH, AND TILL HE MAKE
[Isaiah 62:8] THE LORD HATH SWORN BY HIS RIGHT HAND, AND BY THE ARM OF
[Isaiah 62:9] BUT THEY THAT HAVE GATHERED IT SHALL EAT IT, AND PRAISE THE
[Isaiah 62:10] GO THROUGH, GO THROUGH THE GATES; PREPARE YE THE WAY OF
[Isaiah 62:11] BEHOLD, THE LORD HATH PROCLAIMED UNTO THE END OF THE
[Isaiah 62:12] AND THEY SHALL CALL THEM, THE HOLY PEOPLE, THE REDEEMED
The return and redemption of Judah is
a prerequisite and preparation for the return sand salvation of all Israel.
Naomi is related to the story of Ruth that took place in Bethlehem of Judah.