A city in Moab ( Numbers 21:30 ); called also Dibon-gad ( 33:45 ), because it was built by Gad and Dimon ( Isaiah 15:9 ). It has been identified with the modern Diban, about 3 miles north of the Arnon and 12 miles east of the Dead Sea. (See Moabite Stone.)
A city of the tribe of Judah, inhabited after the Captivity ( Nehemiah 11:25 ); called also Dimonah ( Joshua 15:22 ). It is probably the modern ed-Dheib.
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 [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Dibon". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .