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Nebo (of Moab)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Nebo of Moab
Nebo of Moab (נְבוֹ‎, nevo; Ναβαυ, Nabau). A city of Moab rebuilt by the tribe of Reuben. Not to be confused with Mount Nebo, located in modern-day Jordan.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Nebo (Place)
NEBO (PLACE) [Heb nĕbô (נְבֹו‎)]. 1. A town in NW Moab and one of the final stages of the Exodus (Num 33:47). Nebo may have been founded by people of Babylonian origin since Nebo is the name of a principal Babylonian deity. After the town was taken from the Amorite king Sihon the tribes of Gad and
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Nebo (Place)
Nebo (Place). 1. City located on the pastoral tablelands of the Transjordan and desired by the sons of Gad and Reuben (Nm 32:3). Reuben was apportioned this town (Nm 32:38; 1 Chr 5:8), but eventually lost it to King Mesha of Moab around 850 bc. Later, (Isaiah 15:2) and Jeremiah (48:1, 22) predicted Nebo’s
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Nebo
1. A town in Moab assigned to the tribe of Reuben (Nu. 32:3) and occupied by Bela (1 Ch. 5:8). Nu. 32:3 lists it between Sebam and Beon (taken by some to be Baal-meon) and in 32:38 after Heshbon and Elealeh. Isa. 15:2 names it with Medeba. Jeremiah joins it with Kiriathaim (Jer. 48:2) and mentions it
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Nebo (Place)
NEBO (Place)1. City located on the pastoral tablelands of the Transjordan and desired by the sons of Gad and Reuben (Nm 32:3). Reuben was apportioned this town (Nm 32:38; 1 Chr 5:8) but eventually lost it to King Mesha of Moab around 850 bc. Later, Isaiah (Is 15:2) and Jeremiah (Jer 48:1, 22) predicted
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 (Place)
Nebo (Heb. nĕḇô) (PLACE)1. A town which was taken from the Amorite king Sihon and allotted to the tribe of Reuben (Num. 32:3; 37–38). The Reubenites rebuilt it at some point (1 Chr. 5:8), but later lost it to the Moabites under Mesha (Mesha stela 14–18). Its destruction is recorded in Isa. 15:2;
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´bo1. A town of Reuben on the east side of Jordan. Num. 32:3, 38. In the remarkable prophecy adopted by Isaiah, Isa. 15:2, and Jeremiah, Jer. 48:1, 22, concerning Moab, Nebo is mentioned in the same connection as before, but in the hands of Moab. Eusebius and Jerome identify it with Nobah or Kenath,
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