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Mount Nebo
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mount Nebo
Nebo, Mount (הַר נְבוֹ‎, har nevo). A mountain in Moab associated with Moses’ viewing of the promised land and his subsequent death.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Nebo, Mount (Place)
NEBO, MOUNT (PLACE) [Heb nĕbô (נְבֹו)]. A mountain in Moab, which was the site of Moses’ preview of the promised land and the place where he died and was buried (Deut 32:49–52; 34:1–8). The two and a half Transjordanian tribes name it as part of the territory they requested of Moses (Num 32:3). The
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Nebo, Mount
Nebo, Mount. Name of a high mountain on the east side of the Jordan River opposite the city of Jericho. The Israelites encamped near it on the last stage of their journey to the Promised Land (Dt 32:49). The mountain with which Nebo is now identified has two peaks; in the OT the peak of Nebo is called
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Nebo, Mount
Nebo, Mount [Heb har-neḇô]. The mountain from which Moses saw the Promised Land and where he died.In the Bible this name occurs twice (Dt. 32:49; 34:1). In the first passage Mt. Nebo is said to be in the Abarim mountains; in the second it is called the headland of Pisgah. Today Mt. Nebo is identified
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Nebo, Mount
NEBO, MOUNT Name of a high mountain on the east side of the Jordan River opposite the city of Jericho. The Israelites encamped near it on the last stage of their journey to the Promised Land (Dt 32:49). The mountain with which Nebo is now identified has two peaks; in the OT the peak of Nebo is called
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Nebo
Nebo (nee´boh).1 A Babylonian god (Isa. 46:1) considered to be the son of Marduk. His statue was paraded with Marduk’s in Babylon at the New Year Festival, setting the context for a taunt by the prophet Isaiah (15:1–9). He was associated with water, writing, and speech. Of the last six kings of Babylon,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Nebo
NEBO1. The Babylonian deity Nabu (Isa 46:1). See Gods, False.2. A mountain of the Abarim range in Moab opposite Jericho (Num 33:47; Deut 32:49; 34:1). It affords a view of much of the land of W and E Palestine. It was on Mount Nebo, the summit of Pisgah (q.v.), that Moses overlooked Canaan and then
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Nebo
NEBO. 1. Mt Nebo, from which Moses viewed the Promised Land, a prominent headland of the Transjordan plateau range, *Abarim, with which it is sometimes equated (Dt. 32:49; 34:1). Usually identified with Jebel en Neba, some 16 km E of the N end of the Dead Sea. It commands extensive views from Mt Hermon
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Nebo
Nebo (Heb. nĕḇô), MOUNTThe mountain on which Moses died and was buried, following his preview of the Promised Land (Deut. 32:49–52; 34:1–8). The area is also claimed by the two and one half Transjordanian tribes (Num. 32:3). The name Nebo appears to refer to the Mesopotamian deity Nabû, or may rather
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Nebo
Nebo [nēˊbō], mount (Heb. har-neḇô; cf. Akk. Nabû; cf. Arab. “the height”). A mountain in the Abiram range (Num. 33:47), modern Jebel Nebā, 19 km. (12 mi.) east of the place where the Jordan enters the Dead Sea. Immediately to the south is Khirbet el-Mekhaiyeṭ, the presumed site
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Nebo
NEBO a) The peak of the mountain of Abarim in Moab, where the Children of Israel camped (Num. 33:47) and from which Moses beheld the land of Canaan before his death at Mt Nebo. The Bible locates it in the land of Moab, opposite Jericho (Deut. 32:49; 34:1, 4). The location of the mountain is not known
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Nebo
Ne´bo (prophet), Mount, the mountain from which Moses took his first and last view of the promised land. Deut. 32:49; 34:1. It is described as in the land of Moab, facing Jericho; the head or summit of a mountain called Pisgah, which again seems to have formed a portion of the general range of Abarim.
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