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A place in southern Moab that is mentioned four times in prophetic oracles against Moab (Isa 15:5; Jer 48:3, 5, 34). It is also mentioned in a ninth-century inscription of Mesha, a Moabite king.
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Horonaim (hor´uh-nay´im), a Moabite city mentioned by both Isaiah (15:5) and Jeremiah (48:3, 5, 34). The Isaiah passage refers specifically to “the road to Horonaim” and 2 Sam. 13:34 also mentions “the Horonaim road,” which was by the side of a mountain; Jer. 48:34 speaks of “the ascent of Luhith” and
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HORONAIM. A town of Moab (Is. 15:5; Je. 48:3, 5, 34) which lay at the foot of a plateau close to Zoar. The *Moabite Stone refers to it in line 32. Some would identify it with el-‘Araq, 500 m below the plateau, where there are springs, gardens and caves. It may, however, be Oronae, taken from the Arabs
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Horonaim (Heb. ḥōrōnayim)A place in southern Moab mentioned in the oracles against Moab (Isa. 15:5; Jer. 48:3, 5, 34) and on the Moabite Stone. In Isaiah’s oracle the expression “road to Horonaim” is used parallel to the “ascent of Luhith.” This seems to indicate that Horonaim was located along a roadway
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