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Judah (tribal territory)
Peor
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Peor (Place)
PEOR (PLACE) [Heb pĕʿôr (פְּעֹור‎)]. 1. A mountain in Moab to which Balak took Balaam in hopes of securing a curse against Israel (Num 23:28). After his two previous attempts resulted in blessings rather than curses (Num 23:7–10, 18–24), Balak led Balaam to the top of Peor for a third and final pronouncement.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Peor
2. A town in Judah added to the MT’s list of towns in Josh. 15:58 by the LXX (included by NEB). It has been identified with Khirbet Faghur SSW of Bethlehem.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
JUDAH
JUDAH, JUDAHITES joo´duh, joo´duh-hit [יְהוּדָהyehudhah, בְּנֵי יְהוּדָהbene yehudhah; Ἰούδας Ioudas]. 1. Judah, the fourth son of Jacob: Born to Leah, who explains his name as related to the Hebrew verb ydh (ידה), “praise” (Gen 29:35). This etymology is not certain but is very credible, and the
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