It is 3,370 ft. above the level of the sea. For Yahweh has called these three kings together to deliver them into the hand of Moab. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Chronicles 8:8Shaharaim became the father of children in the field of Moab, after he had sent them away; Hushim and Baara were his wives. KJV Genesis 36:35. It dominated the great caravan road connecting Syria with Egypt and Arabia. "(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Kings 3:18This is but a light thing in the sight of Yahweh. The land had rest eighty years. It is separated from the adjoining hill on the right by a large artificial moat; and it is provided with a reservoir. At the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. It was at that time in the possession of the Amorites (Numbers 21:22). | GotQuestions.org, Who were the Moabites? There can be no doubt that the Kerak here intended is represented by the modern town of that name, with which, consequently, Kir Moab is almost universally identified. Moab. On the war described in Judith, in which Moab (1:12, etc.) He intended to live there for a short period. But this friendship between David and Moab did not continue. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 21:28for a fire has gone out of Heshbon, a flame from the city of Sihon. But the land is still good pasture ground for cattle and sheep, as in ancient times (Numbers 32:3, 4).2. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Chronicles 1:46Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who struck Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his place; and the name of his city was Avith. Finally, shut up within the walls of his own capital, the king, Mesha, in the sight of the thousands who covered the sides of that vast amphitheater, killed and burnt his child as a propitiatory sacrifice to the cruel gods of his country. The People:The Moabites were of Semitic stock and of kin to the Hebrews, as is indicated by their descent from Lot, the nephew of Abraham (Genesis 19:30-37), and by their language which is practically the same as the Hebrew. Identification:The name, at least in this form, appears only once (Isaiah 15:1) as that of a city in Moab. ... Chapter IV. Naomi, who later changes her name to “Mara”, which means bitterness (opposed to … Ar. When Babylon took the place of Assyria in the suzerainty, Moab joined other tribes in urging Judah to revolt but seems to have come to terms with Nebuchadnezzar before Jerusalem was taken, as we hear nothing of any expedition of that king against her. In the Plains of Moab, opposite Jericho (Numbers 22:1; 26:63; Joshua 13:32), the children of Israel had their last encampment before they entered the land of Canaan. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 22:1The children of Israel traveled, and encamped in the plains of Moab beyond the Jordan at Jericho. Trembling takes hold of the mighty men of Moab. The Greek church claims about 2,000 souls; the rest are Moslems. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, OT Law: Deuteronomy 34:5 So Moses the servant of Yahweh died (Deut. 4125 . (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Chronicles 18:2He struck Moab; and the Moabites became servants to David, and brought tribute. ... /...//christianbookshelf.org/steedman/the babe in the bulrushes/ruth the gleaner.htm, Pahath-moab (6 Occurrences)Pahath-moab. And he was still strong. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Ruth 4:3He said to the near kinsman, "Naomi, who has come back out of the country of Moab, is selling the parcel of land, which was our brother Elimelech's. Many readers may have heard of Naomi when they heard a sermon on a person named Ruth in the Bible. The Crusaders therefore directed attention to it, and held possession from 1167 till it fell again into the hands of the Moslems under Saladin, 1188. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Samuel 22:3David went there to Mizpeh of Moab, and he said to the king of Moab, "Please let my father and my mother come out with you, until I know what God will do for me. And that once Ehud killed Eglon, there was a period of peace peace in Israel for 80 years. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 21:26For Heshbon was the city of Sihon the king of the Amorites, who had fought against the former king of Moab, and taken all his land out of his hand, even to the Arnon. Today, Moab is within the Kingdom of Jordan. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Samuel 8:2He struck Moab, and measured them with the line, making them to lie down on the ground; and he measured two lines to put to death, and one full line to keep alive. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 31:12They brought the captives, and the prey, and the spoil, to Moses, and to Eleazar the priest, and to the congregation of the children of Israel, to the camp at the plains of Moab, which are by the Jordan at Jericho. It is mentioned as Charakmoba (Karakmoba) in the Acts of the Council of Jerusalem (536 A.D.) and by the early geographers. The Israelites cried for Moses for 30 days. 2774 . Zoar was the cradle of the race of Lot. It was afterward destroyed by the Romans. As the name of a Jewish clan or family the name Phaath or Pahath Moab presents difficulties of which explanations are offered, though none is convincing. They followed him, and took the fords of the Jordan against the Moabites, and didn't allow any man to pass over. He was the national god of Moab, as Molech was of Ammon, and it is pretty certain that he was propitiated by human sacrifices (2 Kings 3:27). (Numbers 22:1) etc. The land of Moab (Jeremiah 48:24), called also the "country of Moab" (Ruth 1:2, 6; 2:6), on the east of Jordan and the Dead Sea, and south of the Arnon (Numbers 21:13, 26). | GotQuestions.org, When did Moab and Ammon eventually worship the Lord (Zephaniah 2:11)? (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Samuel 8:12of Syria, and of Moab, and of the children of Ammon, and of the Philistines, and of Amalek, and of the spoil of Hadadezer, son of Rehob, king of Zobah. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Moab: Plains of Military Forces Numbered In, Moab: Plains of The Israelites Renew Their Covenant In, Moab: Plains of The Land of Promise Allotted In, Moab: Plains of The Law Rehearsed In, by Moses, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, 904. A moat also skirts the northern side of the fortress, and on the East the wall has a sloped or battered base. The Journey to Moab, 10:11-22:1. It must always have been a place of importance. (Judges 3:12-30) The story of Ruth, on the other hand, testifies to the existence of a friendly intercourse between Moab and Bethlehem, one of the towns of Judah. The Bible records that Lot committed incest with his daughters and the children who were born to them were Moab and Ben Ammi whose descendents were the Moabites And the Ammonites of the Bible. Porter, fa'-ath, mo'-ab (Codex Alexandrinus Phaath Moab; Codex Vaticanus followed by Swete, Phthaleimoab (1 Esdras 5:11); 1 Esdras 8:31 (the King James Version "Pahath Moab"), Codex Vaticanus followed by Swete reads Maathmoab; Fritzsche in both places reads Phaath Moab): One of the families, part of which, consisting "of the sons of Jesus and Joab 2,812," went up out of captivity with Zerubbabel and Joshua (1 Esdras 5:11), and part of which, namely, "Eliaonias the son of Zaraias and with him 200 men," went up with Ezra (1 Esdras 8:31 equals "Pahath-moab" of Ezra 2:6; Ezra 8:4; (10:30); and Nehemiah 7:11 (3:11; 10:14)). ... /.../tidwell/the bible period by period/chapter vii from kadesh to.htm, The Story of Ruth, the Gleaner ... For some years the crops were poor, and food was scarce in Judah; and Elimelech with his family went to live in the land of Moab, which was on the east of the ... /.../marshall/the wonder book of bible stories/the story of ruth the.htm, The Last Words of Moses ... nor be frightened.". Did he ever strive against Israel, or did he ever fight against them? (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Kings 11:33because that they have forsaken me, and have worshiped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, Chemosh the god of Moab, and Milcom the god of the children of Ammon. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 21:11They traveled from Oboth, and encamped at Iyeabarim, in the wilderness which is before Moab, toward the sunrise. You are undone, people of Chemosh! The Moabites worshiped the god Chemosh, who may be depicted in the Balua‘ Stele (dated to the end of Late Bronze Age). The Targum hence reads "Kerak in Moab." These items come to us from the Assyrian monuments. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Joshua 24:9Then Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, arose and fought against Israel. Word Origin from Moab Definition desc. Under the title of Petra Deserti the Crusaders founded here a bishop's see. Deep chasms lead down from the tableland to the Dead Sea shore, the principal one being the gorge of the river Arnon, which is about 1,700 ft. deep and 2 or more miles in width at the level of the tableland, but very narrow at the bottom and with exceedingly precipitous banks. ""Psalm 60:8. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Ruth 1:2The name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem Judah. He represents the oppression of Moab by Omri as the result of the anger of Chemosh, and Mesha made war against Israel by command of Chemosh. ... II. The eastern boundary was indefinite, being the border of the desert which is irregular. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Judges 11:18Then they went through the wilderness, and went around the land of Edom, and the land of Moab, and came by the east side of the land of Moab, and they encamped on the other side of the Arnon; but they didn't come within the border of Moab, for the Arnon was the border of Moab. Falling back into their own country, they were followed and their cities and farms destroyed. The kings are surely destroyed, and they have struck each other. About 13 miles back from the mouth of the river the gorge divides, and farther back it subdivides, so that several valleys are formed of diminishing depth as they approach the desert border. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 22:3Moab was sore afraid of the people, because they were many: and Moab was distressed because of the children of Israel. He will also deliver the Moabites into your hand. Gray in The Expositor, January, 1905.See MOAB. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Kings 13:20Elisha died, and they buried him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Ruth 1:4They took them wives of the women of Moab; the name of the one was Orpah, and the name of the other Ruth: and they lived there about ten years. They had their Baalim like the nations around, as may be inferred from the place-names compounded with Baal, such as Bamoth-baal, Beth-baal-meon and Baal-peor.4. For the religion of the Moabites see CHEMOSH; MOLECH; PEOR. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). The king of Israel said to him, "No; for Yahweh has called these three kings together to deliver them into the hand of Moab. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 23:6He returned to him, and behold, he was standing by his burnt offering, he, and all the princes of Moab. It is a position of great natural strength, being connected with the uplands to the East only by a narrow neck. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Chronicles 11:22Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done mighty deeds, he killed the two sons of Ariel of Moab: he went down also and killed a lion in the midst of a pit in time of snow. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Judges 3:17He offered the tribute to Eglon king of Moab: now Eglon was a very fat man. Numbers 21:13-15. A: Bible scholars hold varying views on this question. The Moabites lost their identity as a nation and were afterward confounded with the Arabs, as we see in the statement of Josephus (XIII, xiii, 5), where he says that Alexander (Janneus) overcame the Arabians, such as the Moabites and the Gileadites. Discription:Kerak stands upon a lofty spur projecting westward from the Moab plateau, with Wady `Ain Franjy on the South, and Wady el-Kerak on the North, about 10 miles from the Dead Sea. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Samuel 23:20Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done mighty deeds, he killed the two sons of Ariel of Moab: he went down also and killed a lion in the midst of a pit in time of snow. His eyes were not weak, and he was still strong. (2.) "Moses went up from the plains of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah," and "died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the Lord" (Deuteronomy 34:5, 6). When David became king he made war upon Moab and completely subjugated it (2 Samuel 8:2). Rabbath-moab and Heshbon (modern Rabba and Hesban) are miserable villages, and the country is subject to the raids of the Bedouin tribes of the neighboring desert, which discourages agriculture. It is a high tableland, averaging some 3,000 ft. above the level of the Mediterranean and 4,300 ft. above that of the Dead Sea. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Judges 3:14The children of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years. Word Origin from ... /hebrew/5015a.htm - 5k, 6144. a place in Moab. He revolted against Sennacherib, in alliance with other kings of Syria and Palestine and Egypt, but was subdued by him, and another king, Mutsuri, was subject to Esarhaddon. Then Moses, the servant of the Lord, died there in Moab. Genesis 36:35 | View whole chapter | See verse in context And Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who smote Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Avith. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Exodus 15:15Then the chiefs of Edom were dismayed. Joshua 1:1 Now after the death of Moses the servant of the LORD it came to pass, that the LORD spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying. In the Bible, the Moabites are said to have descended from Moab, the son of Lot and his oldest daughter (Genesis 19:37). 7644 . 35 And Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who smote Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Avith. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Chronicles 18:11These also did king David dedicate to Yahweh, with the silver and the gold that he carried away from all the nations; from Edom, and from Moab, and from the children of Ammon, and from the Philistines, and from Amalek. At the death of Ahab the Moabites refused to pay tribute and asserted their independence, making war upon the kingdom of Judah. Qir Cheres -- "wall of earthenware," a fortified city in ...... "wall of earthenware," a fortified city in Moab. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Chronicles 20:1It happened after this, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them some of the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle. Numbers 26:3, 26:63, 31:12, 33:48-50, 35:1, 36:13. Multi-Version Concordance Ir-moab (1 Occurrence). He was buried in a valley in the land of Moab over against Beth-pe'-or. "Moses went up from the plains of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah," and "died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the Lord" (Deuteronomy 34:5, 6). (2) The more open rolling country north of the Arnon, opposite Jericho, and up to the hills of Gilead, was the "land of Moab." Choronayim -- "two hollows," a place in Moab... 2772, 2773. Moab as a country. Kir became a fortress of the Crusaders under the name of Krak (Kerak), which held out against the Moslems until the time of Saladin, who captured it in 1188 A.D.LITERATURE.Commentaries on the passages in the Old Testament relating to Moab, and histories of Israel; Paton, Early History of Syria and Palestine; Rawlinson, Ancient Monarchies, especially Assyria and Babylonia; Conder, Heth and Moab; G. A. Smith, HGHL; the Moabite Stone; Josephus.H. Many people died because of Moab's fear and the resultant actions. ... Bible Trivia Question. Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time. 2 Bible Summary (Deuteronomy 1-26) Moses teaches in Moab:Leaving Sinai (1) Spying out Canaan (1) The rebellion (1) Wanderings (2-3) Tribes east of Jordan (3) The Amorites were forced to seek homes in Palestine, and it would seem that a portion of them crossed the Jordan and occupied Northern Moab, and here the Israelites found them as they approached the Promised Land. Balak said to him, "What has Yahweh spoken? The next time the name is mentioned is in the account of David's war, who made the Moabites tributary. And Moses went up from the plains of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is over against Jericho. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Deuteronomy 1:5Beyond the Jordan, in the land of Moab, began Moses to declare this law, saying,(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Deuteronomy 2:8So we passed by from our brothers the children of Esau, who dwell in Seir, from the way of the Arabah from Elath and from Ezion Geber. .../k/kirheres.htm - 8k, Phaath... Int. 3:30; 2 Sam 8:2; Jeremiah 48:11 Jeremiah 48:13). Genesis 19:37. Darby Bible Translation And Husham died; and Hadad the son of Bedad, who smote Midian in the fields of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Avith. It is generally taken as "ruler of Moab," which may refer to the Israelite conquest of Moab in which this family may have distinguished itself, or it may have arisen from the settlement and incorporation of a Moabite family in Hebrew territory, or from the settlement of an Israelite family in Moabite territory (compare 1 Chronicles 4:22); or it may be the corruption of some unknown word or name. See also Tristram's "Land of Moab." The most northerly tower is well preserved. And Jehovah ... /...//christianbookshelf.org/sherman/the childrens bible/the last words of moses.htm, The Witness of Balaam to Israel ... And Moab was sore afraid of the people, because they were many: and Moab was distressed because of the children of Israel. The boundaries of Moab. Nophach -- a city of Moab... a city of Moab. The castle is then separated from the town. Here is Moab in the Bible. (1 Samuel 22:3,4) But here all friendly relations stop forever. Test your Bible trivia knowledge with over 150 challenging questions and answers. Word ... Ar, a place in Moab. "(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 22:21Balaam rose up in the morning, and saddled his donkey, and went with the princes of Moab. Ewing, (qir moa'-abh; Septuagint has to teichos, "the wall," "fortress"):1. The Chroniclers speak of it as in el Belqa, and the chief city of Arabia Secunda. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 23:7He took up his parable, and said, "From Aram has Balak brought me, the king of Moab from the mountains of the East. After Mesha we find a king of the name of Salamanu and another called Chemosh-nadab, the latter being subject to Sargon of Assyria. From naphach; a gust; Nophach, a place in Moab -- Nophah ... /hebrew/5302.htm - 6k, 7643. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 22:10Balaam said to God, "Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, has sent to me, saying,(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Numbers 22:14The princes of Moab rose up, and they went to Balak, and said, "Balaam refuses to come with us. They also passed the country of Moab and came finally to the river Arnan (Num.21:13), which is the boundary between Moab and the Amorites. Pahath-moab, Pa'hath-moab. "Surely if we had nothing else to interest us in the land of Moab, the fact that it was from the top of Pisgah, its noblest height, this mightiest of the prophets looked out with eye undimmed upon the Promised Land; that it was here on Nebo, its loftiest mountain, that he died his solitary death; that it was here, in the valley over against Beth-peor, he found his mysterious sepulchre, we have enough to enshrine the memory in our hearts. What happened to Elimelech in Moab? 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