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dibon


dibon


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Dibon 
  pining;  wasting.  (1.)  A  city  in  Moab  (Num.  21:30);  called  also 
  Dibon-gad  (33:45),  because  it  was  built  by  Gad  and  Dimon  (Isa. 
  15:9).  It  has  been  identified  with  the  modern  Diban,  about  3 
  miles  north  of  the  Arnon  and  12  miles  east  of  the  Dead  Sea.  (See 
  Moabite  Stone.) 
 
  (2.)  A  city  of  the  tribe  of  Judah,  inhabited  after  the 
  Captivity  (Neh.  11:25);  called  also  Dimonah  (Josh.  15:22).  It  is 
  probably  the  modern  ed-Dheib. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Dibon,  abundance  of  knowledge