Joshua 13:20

20 and 1Beth-peor, and 2the slopes of Pisgah, and 3Beth-jeshimoth,

Joshua 13:20 Meaning and Commentary

Joshua 13:20

And Bethpeor
So called from Peor, the idol of the Moabites, and where very likely there had been a temple built to the honour of it; over against this place was a valley, where Israel abode some time, ( Deuteronomy 3:29 ) ;

and Ashdodpisgah;
of which see ( Deuteronomy 3:17 ) ;

and Bethjeshimoth;
of which see ( Numbers 33:49 ) .

Joshua 13:20 In-Context

18 and Jahaz, and Kedemoth, and Mephaath,
19 and Kiriathaim, and Sibmah, and Zereth-shahar on the hill of the valley,
20 and Beth-peor, and the slopes of Pisgah, and Beth-jeshimoth,
21 that is, all the cities of the tableland, and all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon, whom Moses defeated with the leaders of Midian, Evi and Rekem and Zur and Hur and Reba, the princes of Sihon, who lived in the land.
22 Balaam also, the son of Beor, the one who practiced divination, was killed with the sword by the people of Israel among the rest of their slain.

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