Probably of foreign derivation; Nebo, the name of a Babylonian deity, also of a mountain in Moab, and of a place in Palestine
KJV Usage: Nebo.
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions
Nebo = "prophet" n pr m 1. a Babylonian deity who presided over learning and letters; corresponds to Greek Hermes, Latin Mercury, and Egyptian Thoth n pr loc 2. a city in Moab and at one time assigned to Reuben; probably located on or near Mount Nebo 3. a city in Judah (maybe Benjamin) from which the families of some exiles, who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel, originally came 4. the mountain where Moses died; located east of the Jordan opposite Jericho; site uncertain
Origin: probably of foreign derivation
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