house of Peor; i.e., "temple of Baal-peor", a place in Moab, on the east of Jordan, opposite Jericho. It was in the tribe of Reuben ( Joshua 13:20 ; Deuteronomy 3:29 ; 4:46 ). In the "ravine" or valley over against Beth-peor Moses was probably buried ( Deuteronomy 34:6 ).
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
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Beth-peor". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".