The tableland is fertile but lacks water. --(Noldeke says that the extinction of the Moabites was about A.D. 200, at the time when the Yemen tribes Galib and Gassara entered the eastern districts of the Jordan. It is probably also intended by "the city that is in the middle of the valley" (Deuteronomy 2:36 Joshua 13:9, 16 2 Samuel 24:5). Choronayim -- "two hollows," a place in, 7025. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Judges 11:25Now are you anything better than Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab? 36 And Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his stead. The Land:Moab was the district East of the Dead Sea, extending from a point some distance North of it to its southern end. Contextual Overview 5 Then Moses, the servant of the LORD, died there in Moab, as the LORD had said. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 21:29Woe to you, Moab! The latter are not mentioned in the Tell el-Amarna Letters and do not appear on the Egyptian monuments before the 14th century B.C., when they seem to be referred to under the name of Ruten, or Luten or Lotan, i.e. Transliteration: Sebam Phonetic Spelling: (seb-awm') Short Definition: Sibmah. And Moses and Joshua went, and presented themselves in the tabernacle of the congregation. The Israelites, in entering the promised land, did not pass through the Moabites, (Judges 11:18) but conquered the Amorites, who occupied the country from which the Moabites had been so lately expelled. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Deuteronomy 34:8The children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days: so the days of weeping in the mourning for Moses were ended. The half-nomadic inhabitants of Kerak today number some 1,140 families (Musil, Arabia Petrea, III, 97). On the division of the kingdom between Rehoboam and Jeroboam the latter probably obtained possession of Moab (1 Kings 12:20), but it revolted and Omri had to reconquer it (M S), and it was tributary to Ahab (2 Kings 1:1). Word Origin from ... /hebrew/5015a.htm - 5k, 6144. Moab -- a son of Lot,also his desc. Moab says that Israel would come through and "lick up" all of their goods, that is, eat all their wealth. Transliteration: Choronayim Phonetic Spelling: (kho-ro-nah'-yim) Short Definition: Horonaim. Rabbath-moab and Heshbon (modern Rabba and Hesban) are miserable villages, and the country is subject to the raids of the Bedouin tribes of the neighboring desert, which discourages agriculture. (1 Samuel 22:3,4) But here all friendly relations stop forever. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Kings 3:4Now Mesha king of Moab was a sheep breeder; and he rendered to the king of Israel the wool of one hundred thousand lambs, and of one hundred thousand rams. Word ... Ar, a place in Moab. He committed his parents to the protection of the king of Moab, when hard pressed by Saul. With the tribe of Benjamin they had at least one severe struggle, in union with their kindred the Ammonites. "(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 22:21Balaam rose up in the morning, and saddled his donkey, and went with the princes of Moab. The castle is then separated from the town. (Isaiah 15,16,25:10-12) predicts the utter annihilation of the Moabites; and they are frequently denounced by the subsequent prophets. "(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Deuteronomy 2:18"You are this day to pass over Ar, the border of Moab:(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Deuteronomy 29:1These are the words of the covenant which Yahweh commanded Moses to make with the children of Israel in the land of Moab, besides the covenant which he made with them in Horeb. Moab. In days of ancient warfare the place must have been practically impregnable. Come, defy Israel. Perhaps the most significant Bible character to come from Moab was Ruth, who was “of the women of Moab” but was genetically linked to Israel through Lot, the nephew of Abraham (Genesis 11:31). They had their Baalim like the nations around, as may be inferred from the place-names compounded with Baal, such as Bamoth-baal, Beth-baal-meon and Baal-peor.4. Balak -- Balak, a king of the Moabites, 2773. See also Tristram's "Land of Moab." Identification:The name, at least in this form, appears only once (Isaiah 15:1) as that of a city in Moab. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Judges 3:17He offered the tribute to Eglon king of Moab: now Eglon was a very fat man. Genesis 19:37. ; Deuteronomy 34:1, 8). Deuteronomy 32:50 And die in the mount whither thou goest up, and be gathered unto thy people; as Aaron thy brother died in mount Hor, and was gathered unto his people: Joshua 1:1,2 Now after the death of Moses the servant of the LORD it came to pass, that the LORD spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying, …, Moses -- a great Israelite leader, prophet and lawgiver, LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel, Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct, Moab -- a son of Lot,also his descendants and the territory where they settled, The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to. ) He said, "I will go up. Numbers 26:3, 26:63, 31:12, 33:48-50, 35:1, 36:13. According to the biblical account, Moab and Ammon were born to Lot and Lot's elder and younger daughters, respectively, in the aftermath of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Chronicles 4:22and Jokim, and the men of Cozeba, and Joash, and Saraph, who had dominion in Moab, and Jashubilehem. The Israelites cried for Moses for 30 days. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Kings 3:25Pulling down the towns, covering every good field with stones, stopping up all the water-springs, and cutting down all the good trees; they went on driving Moab before them till only in Kir-hareseth were there any Moabites; and the fighting-men went round the town raining stones on it. Then Moses, the servant of the Lord, died there in Moab. The family departed Judah to go to Moab. The main danger must always have been failure of water supply. You are undone, people of Chemosh! What happened to Elimelech in Moab? (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Ruth 1:22So Naomi returned, and Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter-in-law, with her, who returned out of the country of Moab: and they came to Bethlehem in the beginning of barley harvest. Pahathmoab, Pahath-moab. A star will come out of Jacob. Transliteration: Nebo Short Definition: Nebo. Qir Cheres -- "wall of earthenware," a fortified city in ...... "wall of earthenware," a fortified city in Moab. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Samuel 14:47Now when Saul had taken the kingdom over Israel, he fought against all his enemies on every side, against Moab, and against the children of Ammon, and against Edom, and against the kings of Zobah, and against the Philistines: and wherever he turned himself, he put them to the worse. This is clear from the inscription on the Moabite Stone, a monument of Mesha, king of Moab, erected about 850 B.C., and discovered among the ruins of Dibon in 1868. But Mesha, king of Moab, was not subdued (2 Kings 3:27), and afterward completely freed his land from the dominion of Israel (M S). From naphach; a gust; Nophach, a place in Moab -- Nophah ... /hebrew/5302.htm - 6k, 7643. The place was surrounded by a strong wall, with five towers, which can still be traced in its whole length. (of his father), Moabites. Yahweh showed him all the land of Gilead, to Dan,(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Deuteronomy 34:5So Moses the servant of Yahweh died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of Yahweh. The fountains and streams in the valleys and on the slopes toward the Dead Sea are abundant, but the uplands are almost destitute of flowing water. The plains of Moab. Since A.D. 536 the last trace of the name Moab, which lingered in the town of Kir-moab, has given place to Kerak , its modern name. Easton's Bible Dictionary Governor of Moab, a person whose descendants returned .../p/pahath-moab.htm - 9k, Moab's (7 Occurrences)... Multi-Version Concordance Moab's (7 Occurrences). And they lived there about ten years. 21:10-15). The Moabites became servants to David, and brought tribute. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Kings 11:33because that they have forsaken me, and have worshiped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, Chemosh the god of Moab, and Milcom the god of the children of Ammon. In the Plains of Moab, opposite Jericho (Numbers 22:1; 26:63; Joshua 13:32), the children of Israel had their last encampment before they entered the land of Canaan. Isaiah, chs. At the end of David's life, he charged his son Solomon with executing Joab for the murders he had committed. Used to denote the people of Moab (Numbers 22:3-14; Judges 3:30; 2 Samuel 8:2; Jeremiah 48:11, 13). (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 25:1Israel abode in Shittim; and the people began to play the prostitute with the daughters of Moab: (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 25:3So Israel had relations with the women of Moab in honour of the Baal of Peor: and the Lord was moved to wrath against Israel. Go to the prophets of your father, and to the prophets of your mother." Transliteration: Qir Cheres or Qir Chareseth Phonetic Spelling: (keer kheh'-res) Short Definition: Kir-hareseth ... /hebrew/7025.htm - 6k, Moab is My Washpot ... Moab Is My Washpot. In the Bible, the Moabites are said to have descended from Moab, the son of Lot and his oldest daughter (Genesis 19:37). The Ultimate Bible Quiz Book. The Bible refers to both the Moabites and Ammonites as Lot's sons, born of incest with his daughters (Genesis 19:37–38). ... Nophah. 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