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abarim


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Abarim 
  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  (Deut.  3:27;  32:49),  and  there  he 
  died  (34:1,5).  The  Israelites  had  one  of  their  encampments  in 
  the  mountains  of  Abarim  (Num.  33:47,48)  after  crossing  the 
  Arnon. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Abarim,  passages;  passengers