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(ruins). + A city on the torrent Arnon, the southern point of the territory of Sihon king of the Amorites and afterwards of the tribe of Reuben, (2:36; 3:12; 4:48; Joshua 12:2; 13:9,16; Judges 11:26; 2 Kings 10:33; 1 Chronicles 5:8) but later again in possession of Moab. (Jeremiah 48:19) It is the modern Ara’ir, […]

-1. A city of the Amorites in the valley of the river Arnon De 4:48 .Conquered by Israelites De 2:36; 3:12; Jud 11:26 .Taken by Hazael 2Ki 10:33 -2. A city built, or, probably more correctly, rebuilt, by the Gadites Nu 32:34; Jos 13:25 .Jephthah smites the Ammonites at Jud 11:33 -3. A city in […]

Ruins. (1.) A town on the north bank of the Arnon (Deut. 4:48; Judg. 11:26; 2 Kings 10:33), the southern boundary of the kingdom of Sihon (Josh. 12:2). It is now called Arair, 13 miles west of the Dead Sea. (2.) One of the towns built by the tribe of Gad (Num. 32:34) “before Rabbah” […]