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 ( Deuteronomy 3:27 ; 32:49 ), and there he died ( Deuteronomy 34:1 Deuteronomy 34:5 ). The Israelites had one of their encampments in the mountains of Abarim ( Numbers 33:47 Numbers 33:48 ) after crossing the Arnon.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Abarim". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".