BDB6343 [H6144]

I. עָר proper name, of a location in Moab, south of Arnon (Ηρ Num 21:15, elsewhere chiefly Αροηρ); — ׳ע Num 21:15; Deut 2:9; Deut 2:18; Deut 2:29 עָר מוֺאָד Num 21:28; Isa 15:1 — usually interpreted as capital city (עָר = עִיר) of Moab (DHMZMG xxxvii (1883), 398 compare Sabean ער fortified height, compare MordtmHim. Inschr. 29 HalÉt. Sab. 159 so Arabic , dialect of Yemen); BuhlGeogr.269 f. thinks name of district South of Arnon.

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