house of the height; i.e., "mountain-house", one of the towns of Gad, 3 miles east of Jordan, opposite Jericho ( Joshua 13:27 ). Probably the same as Beth-haran in Numbers 32:36 . It was called by king Herod, Julias, or Livias, after Livia, the wife of Augustus. It is now called Beit-haran.
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
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Beth-aram". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".