BETH-NIMRAH (PLACE) [Heb bêt nimrâ (בֵּית נִמְרָה)]. One of the towns built by Gadites E of the Jordan valley in land wrested from the Amorite king Sihon and given to them by Moses (Num 32:36; Josh 13:27). The name is found at Num 32:3 without the initial element (Heb bêt, lit. “house”), and LXX omits
Beth-nimrah. Moabite city given to and rebuilt by Gad’s tribe at the partitioning of Canaan, the Promised Land (Nm 32:3, Nimrah; 32:36; Jos 13:27). Beth-nimrah has been identified with modern Tell el-Bleibil, eight miles east of the Jordan River.
Beth-Nimrahbeth-nimʹrə [Heb. bêṯ nimrâ] (Nu. 32:36; Josh. 13:27); NIMRAHnimʹrə [Heb. nimrâ] (Nu. 32:3).A city in the plains of Moab built and fortified by the Gadites.It is located on the north side of Wâdī Shu‘eib at Tell Bleibil, about 1 mi (1.6 km) N of the Byzantine site of Tell Nimrîn.
BETH-NIMRAH Moabite city given to and rebuilt by Gad’s tribe at the partitioning of Canaan, the Promised Land (Nm 32:3; Jos 13:27). Beth-nimrah has been identified with modern Tell el-Bleibil, eight miles (12.9 kilometers) east of the Jordan River.
BETH-NIMRAH. A city in Transjordan opposite Jericho originally assigned to Gad (Num 32:36; Josh 13:27), a fenced city with folds for sheep. It was also named Nimrah (q.v.; Num 32:3) and Nimrim (q.v.; Isa 15:6), and was included by the prophet among the cities of Moab whose ample springs would dry up
NIMRAH. A city on the E side of Jordan which was included in the tribal division for the tribe of Gad (Num 32:3). It is identical to Beth-nimrah (q.v.; v. 36) and is located at Tell el-Bleibil in the Wadi Sha`ib. Not far away is the Wadi Nimrin, preserving the ancient name of the waters of Nimrim (q.v.).
BETH-NIMRAH. ‘House of pure water’ or ‘House of leopard’, a city in Gad (Nu. 32:36), probably equalling Nimrah (Nu. 32:3) and Nimrim (Is. 15:6; Je. 48:34). By Eusebius, called Betham-Naram and located 8 km N of Livias. Possibly either modern Tell Nimrin beside the Wadi Shaîb or nearby Tell Bileibil,
Beth-Nimrah (Heb. bêṯ nimrâ) (also NIMRAH)A city in the inheritance of Gad (Num. 32:36; Josh. 13:27), called Nimrah at Num. 32:3. According to Eusebius (Onom. 44.17) it lay 8 km. (5 mi.) N of Livias (Beth-haram). The name is preserved in Tell Nimrɩ̂n (located on the Wadi Nimrɩ̂n in the Transjordan,
Beth-Nimrah [bĕth nĭmˊrə] (Heb. bêṯ nimrâ “house of bitter water”). A city in the inheritance of Gad (Num. 32:36; Josh. 13:27), called Nimrah at Num. 32:3. According to Eusebius (Onom. xliv.17), it lay 8 km. (5 mi.) north of Livias (Beth-haram). The name is preserved in Tell Nimrîn (located
Beth-nim´rah (house of leopards), one of the fenced cities on the east of Jordan, taken and built by the tribe of Gad, Num. 32:36, and described as lying in the valley beside Beth-haran. Josh. 13:27. In Num. 32:3 it is called simply Nimrah. The name still survives in the modern Nahr Nimrin, above Jericho
Nim´rah (limpid, pure), a place mentioned by this name in Num. 32:3 only. If it is the same as Beth-nimrah, ver. 36, it belonged to the tribe of Gad. It was ten miles north of the Dead Sea and three miles east of the Jordan, on the hill of Nimrim.
NIM´RAH (nimʹra; “limpid”). A place mentioned by this name in Num. 32:3 only, among those that formed the districts of the “land of Jazer and the land of Gilead.” It is the same as Beth-nimrah (v. 36), which belonged to the tribe of Gad. It is located near the Wadi Sha‘ib.