|Overview - Deuteronomy 4|
|1||An exhortation to obedience.|
|41||Moses appoints the three cities of refuge on that side of Jordan.|
Deuteronomy 4:43 (King James Version)
Namely, Bezer in the wilderness, in the plain country, of the Reubenites; and Ramoth in Gilead, of the Gadites; and Golan in Bashan, of the Manassites.
- Bezer is the same as Bozra, formerly a royal city of Edom. See Note on " Genesis 36:33 "|.
- Joshua 20:8
- Ramoth was a celebrated city in the mountains of Gilead, placed by Eusebius fifteen miles east from Philadelphia or Ammon, and by Jerome in the neighbourhood of Jabbok, and consequently north of Philadelphia.
- Joshua 21:38 ; 1 Kings 4:13 ; 1 Kings 22:3 1 Kings 22:4 1 Chronicles 6:80
- This city gave name to the district of Gaulonitis, now called Djolan, which comprises the plain to south of Djedour or Iturea, and to the west of Haouran: its southern frontier is the Nahar Aweired, by which it is separated from the district of Erbad, and the Sheriat el Mandhour, which separates it from the district of El Kefarat: on the west it is limited by the territory of Feik, and on the north-west by Djebel Heish, or mount Hermon.
- Joshua 21:27 ; 1 Chronicles 6:71