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A Levitical city assigned to the tribe of Reuben (Josh 13:18; 21:37; 1 Chr 6:79). Moses was in the wilderness of Kedemoth when he sent messengers to Sihon asking for passage through his land (Deut 2:26).
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kedemoth. City east of the Jordan, probably located on the upper course of the Arnon River. From the “wilderness of Kedemoth” Moses sent messengers to Sihon, king of Heshbon, asking permission to pass peaceably through his land (Dt 2:26). In the division of the land Kedemoth was given to Reuben’s tribe
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
KEDEMOTH City east of the Jordan, probably located on the upper course of the Arnon River. From the wilderness of Kedemoth, Moses sent messengers to Sihon, king of Heshbon, asking permission to pass peaceably through his land (Dt 2:26). In the division of the land, Kedemoth was given to Reuben’s tribe
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Kedemoth (ked´uh-moth), the wilderness area east of Jordan from which Moses sent a message to Sihon requesting permission to pass through his land (Deut. 2:26). Later Kedemoth appears as a levitical city within the territory of Reuben (Josh. 13:18) assigned to the Merarite families (Josh. 21:37; 1 Chron.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
KEDEMOTH1. A wilderness near the headwaters of the Arnon River, from which Moses sent messengers to Sihon, king of the Amorites, asking permission to pass through his land (Deut 2:26).2. A city E of Transjordan assigned to the tribe of Reuben by Moses (Josh 13:18). It became a Levitical city assigned
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
KEDEMOTH. Probably present-day ez-Za‘ferān, c. 16 km N of the Arnon, just inside Sihon’s territory and near the Amorites’ E border. A levitical city (Jos. 21:37; 1 Ch. 6:79) from the inheritance of Reuben (Jos. 13:18), giving its name to a nearby desert area (Dt. 2:26).Bibliography. F. M. Abel, Giographie
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ked´emoth (beginnings), one of the towns in the district east of the Dead Sea allotted to the tribe of Reuben, Josh. 13:18; given to the Merarite Levites. Josh. 21:37; 1 Chron. 6:79. It possibly conferred its name on the “wilderness,” or uncultivated pasture land, “of Kedemoth.” Num. 21:23; Deut. 2:26,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary