lord of dwelling, a town of Reuben ( Numbers 32:38 ), called also Beth-meon ( Jeremiah 48:23 ) and Beth-baal-meon ( Joshua 13:17 ). It is supposed to have been the birth-place of Elisha. It is identified with the modern M'ain, about 3 miles south-east of Heshbon.
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 Baal-meon". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".