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Kedemoth
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kedemoth
Kedemoth (קְדֵמוֹת‎, qedemoth). 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).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kedemoth (Place)
KEDEMOTH (PLACE) [Heb qĕdēmôt (קְדֵמֹות)]. Third levitical city allotted to the tribe of Reuben. In Josh 21:37, Kedemoth is missing from the MT and the verse must be reconstructed. In 1 Chr 6:64—Eng 6:79, the verse is intact. Besides the two references to Kedemoth as a levitical city, it appears in
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kedemoth
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
Kedemoth
Kedemoth ke̮dʹə-mōth [Heb. qeḏēmôṯ]. A priestly city in the territory of Reuben (Josh. 13:18; 21:37), probably on the Arnon. From the wilderness of Kedemoth Moses sent messengers to Sihon king of Heshbon asking for permission to pass peaceably through his land (Dt. 2:26–29). The city was allotted
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kedemoth
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
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
Kedemoth
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
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
Kedemoth
Kedemoth (Heb. qĕḏēmôṯ)A wilderness area probably NE of the Arnon (Wadi Môjib) from which Moses contacted the king of Heshbon (Deut. 2:26). An outpost or town in this area of the same name was first assigned to the territory of Reuben (Josh. 13:18) and later given to the Levites (21:37; 1 Chr.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kedemoth
Kedemoth [kĕdˊə mŏth] (Heb. qeḏēmōṯ “eastern region”). A levitical city in the tribal territory of Reuben (Josh. 13:18), allocated to the Merarite families (21:37; 1 Chr. 6:79 [MT 64]). Moses sent messengers from the nearby desert to King Sihon of Heshbon requesting permission to pass through
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kedemoth
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
Kedemoth
KED´EMOTH (kedʹe-mōth; “eastern places”). A city of Reuben, assigned with its pastureland to the Levites of the Merari family (Josh. 13:18; 21:37; 1 Chron. 6:79). “From the wilderness of Kedemoth” Moses sent a deputation to Sihon, king of the Amorites, with a request to pass through his land (Deut.
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