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, NöZMG 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.
The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon
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