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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beon (בַּ֫עַל מָעוֹן‎, ba'al ma'on; בְּעֹן‎, be'on). Also known as “Beth-baal-meon.” A town located in northern Moab and assigned to the tribe of Reuben (Num 32:3, 38; Josh 13:17; 1 Chr 5:8; Jer 48:23; Ezek 25:9).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beon (Place)
BEON (PLACE) [Heb bĕʿōn (בְּעֹן)]. A site in N Moab allotted to the tribe of Reuben for pasture (Num 32:3). It is generally identified with BAAL-MEON. The critical apparatus of BHS conjectures that MT’s bʿn is corrupt, and should be read *bt mʿn, that is, Beth Meon (as in Jer 48:23).C. Gilbert Romero
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beon. Alternate name for Baal-meon, a city east of the Jordan, in Numbers 32:3.See Baal-meon.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
BEON Alternate name for Baal-meon, a city east of the Jordan, in Numbers 32:3. See Baal-meon.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
BEON. An old Amorite city on the frontiers of Moab, known fully as Beth-baal-meon (q.v. Josh 13:17); more briefly Baal-meon (q.v.; Num 32:38) or Beth-meon (Jer 48:23), as well as Beon (32:3). It was assigned to the Reubenites and rebuilt by them (Num 32:2–5). The city was held by Mesha, king of Moab,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beon (Heb. bĕʿōn)A town in the territory of Reuben (Num. 32:3).See Baal-meon.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
BE´ON (bē-onʹ). Perhaps an early scribal error for “Meon,” one of the places fit for pasturage; Num. 32:3–4, “a land for livestock.” It is more properly called Beth-baal-meon (Josh. 13:17), more briefly Baal-meon (Num. 32:38), and Beth-meon (Jer. 48:23).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
BEON [BEE ahn] — an ancient Amorite city situated east of the Jordan River on the frontier of Moab (Num. 32:3). It was also known as Baal Meon (Num. 32:38; 1 Chr. 5:8; Ezek. 25:9) and Beth Baal Meon (Josh. 13:17).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
BEON (Bēʹ ŏn) Place-name of uncertain meaning. Probably a copyist’s change from original Meon (Num. 32:3), a short form of Beth-meon or Beth-baal-meon. See Beth-baal-meon.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Beon bee′on (בְּעֹןH1274). A town in Transjordan within the tribal territory of Reuben (Num. 32:1), probably to be identified with Baal Meon.
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