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Plain Of Moab

PLAIN OF MOAB

In Deuteronomy 1:1; 2:8, "plain" is translated in the Revised Version (British and American) "Arabah," and explained, "the deep valley running North and South of the Dead Sea." It was here that Moses delivered his last addresses. Ususally the word is plural (`arebhoth), the "plains" or steppes of Moab (Numbers 22:1, etc.; Deuteronomy 34:1,8). An interesting description is given in an article on "The Steppes of Moab" by Professor G. B. Gray in The Expositor, January, 1905.

See MOAB.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'PLAIN OF MOAB'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.