King James Bible Dictionary




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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

A part, a mountain summit in the land of Moab, in the territory of Reuben, where Balak offered up sacrifices (Numbers 21:20; 23:14), and from which Moses viewed the promised land (Deuteronomy 3:27). It is probably the modern Jebel Siaghah. (See NEBO.)

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

hill; eminence; fortress

Naves Topical Index

A ridge or mountain east of the Jordan, opposite to Jericho.

The Israelites come to
Numbers 21:20

A boundary of the country assigned to the Reubenites and Gadites
Deuteronomy 3:17; Deuteronomy 4:49; Joshua 12:3

Balaam prophesies on
Numbers 23:14-24

Moses views Palestine from
Deuteronomy 3:27; Deuteronomy 34:1-4

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(section , i.e. peak), (Numbers 21:20; 23:14; 3:27; 34:1) a mountain range or district, the same as or a part of, that called the mountains of Abarim. Comp. (32:49) with 5034001 It lay on the east of Jordan contiguous to the field of Moab, and immediately opposite Jericho. Its highest point or summit

its "head"

was Mount Nebo. [NEBO]