who lays waste or destroys

(spoiler), son of Zippor, king of the Moabites, who hired Balaam to curse the Israelites; but his designs were frustrated int he manner recorded in (Numbers 22:24) (B.C. 1451.)

-King of Moab Nu 22:4; Jos 24:9; Jud 11:25; Mic 6:5 -Tries to bribe Balaam to curse Israel Nu 22:5-7,15-17 -See [470]BALAAM

Empty; spoiler, a son of Zippor, and king of the Moabites (Num. 22:2, 4). From fear of the Israelites, who were encamped near the confines of his territory, he applied to Balaam (q.v.) to curse them; but in vain (Josh. 24:9).