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Abarim

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Regions beyond; i.e., on the east of Jordan, a mountain, or rather a mountain-chain, over against Jericho, to the east and south-east of the Dead Sea, in the land of Moab. From "the top of Pisgah", i.e., Mount Nebo (q.v.), one of its summits, Moses surveyed the Promised Land (Deuteronomy 3:27; 32:49 ), and there he died (34:1,5). The Israelites had one of their encampments in the mountains of Abarim (Numbers 33:47,48 ) after crossing the Arnon.

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Abarim'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/a/abarim.html. 1897.

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