BETH-BAAL-MEON (PLACE) [Heb bêt baʿal măʿôn (בֵּית בַּעַל מֲעֹון)]. A northern Moabite town more commonly called Baal-meon, also known as Beth-meon and, probably, Beon. After the Hebrew victory over the Amorites, this settlement was assigned to the tribe of Reuben (Num 32:3, 38; Josh 13:17; 1 Chr
BETH-BAAL-MEON; BAAL-MEON A town in Moab, in the vicinity of Medaba, in the territory of Reuben (Josh. 13:17), also named Baal-Meon (Num. 32:38) and Beth-Meon (Jer. 48:23). It was conquered in the middle of the 9th century bc by Mesha, King of Moab, who subsequently rebuilt it (Inscriptions). The name
Beth-baal-me´on (house of Baal-meon), a place in the possessions of Reuben, on the downs (Authorized Version “plain”) east of Jordan. Josh. 13:17. At the Israelites’ first approach its name was Baal-meon, Num. 32:38, or, in its contracted form, Beon, 32:3, to which the Beth was possibly a Hebrew addition.
BETH-BA´AL-ME´ON (beth-baʹȧl-mēʹon; “house of Baal-meon”). One of the places assigned to Reuben in the plains E of the Jordan (Josh. 13:17), known formerly as Baal-meon (Num. 32:38) or Beon (32:3), to which the Beth was possibly a Heb. prefix. It is identified with the present ruins of Ma‘in, in N
BETH BAAL MEON [beth BAY uhl ME ahn] (Baal’s dwelling place) — an Amorite city east of the Jordan River on the northern border of Moab allotted to the Reubenites (Josh. 13:17). It also was called Beon (Num. 32:3), Baal Meon (Num. 32:38), and Beth Meon (Jer. 48:23).