Beth-peor

Beth-peor [N] [H]

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 ).

These dictionary topics are from
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 Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Beth-peor". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Beth-peor [N] [E]

house of gaping
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Beth-peor'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Beth-peor

(house of Peor ), a place on the east of Jordan, opposite Jericho and six miles above Libias or Beth-haran. ( Joshua 13:20 ; 3:29 ; 4:46 )


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Bethpeor'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.