Joshua 13:20

20 Beth-peor, the slopes of Pisgah, and Beth-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 Jahaz, Kedemoth, Mephaath,
19 Kiriathaim, Sibmah, Zereth-shahar on the hill above the valley,
20 Beth-peor, the slopes of Pisgah, and Beth-jeshimoth.
21 The land of Reuben also included all the towns of the plain and the entire kingdom of Sihon. Sihon was the Amorite king who had reigned in Heshbon and was killed by Moses along with the leaders of Midian—Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba—princes living in the region who were allied with Sihon.
22 The Israelites had also killed Balaam son of Beor, who used magic to tell the future.
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