BDB4933 [H5015]

I. נְבוֺ proper name, of a location (probably connection, at least for 2, with (Babylonian) god Nebo, Nabû, compare II. נְבוֺ and BaeRel. 15. 89, 259; yet not certain, ZMG xiii. 1888, 470 compare Arabic the height, etc.): ᵐ5 Ναβαυ; —

1. a. city in Moab Num 32:3; Num 32:38 (where assigned to Reuben; both J E = נבה MI14) Isa 15:2; Jer 48:1; Jer 48:22; 1Chr 5:8 probably on or near Mt. Nebo (see below), compare BuhlGeogr. 266 f. TristrMoab 338.
\ \ b. city in Judah, ׳בְּנֵי נ Ezra 2:29 = אַחֵר ׳אַנְשֵׁי נ Neh 7:34 (the men of the other N., so distinguished — si אחר vera l., compare Ryle — from a ? or from another נֹב ?), Ezra 10:43 — this נבו in Judah perhaps = נֹב 1 q. v.
2. mountain in Moab, where Moses died Num 33:47; Deut 32:49 (הַרנְֿבוֺ), Deut 34:1 (id.; all P), six miles west of Heshbon according to Onomastica (ed. Lag283). Probably = modern Nebâ at northeast corner of Dead Sea, SurveyE. Pal. i. 198 ff. GASmGeogr. 562 ff. BuhlGeogr. 266 f. TristrMoab 318, 338 MerrillEast of Jordan, 242 ff. — compare פִּסְגָּה.

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