hill; eminence; fortress

(section, i.e. peak), (Numbers 21:20; 23:14; 3:27; 34:1) a mountain range or district, the same as or a part of, that called the mountains of Abarim. Comp. (32:49) with Deuteronomy 34:1 It lay on the east of Jordan contiguous to the field of Moab, and immediately opposite Jericho. Its highest point or summit–its “head”–was Mount […]

-(A ridge or mountain east of the Jordan River, opposite to Jericho) -The Israelites come to Nu 21:20 -A boundary of the country assigned to the Reubenites and Gadites De 3:17; 4:49; Jos 12:3 -Balaam prophesies on Nu 23:14-24 -Moses views Palestine from De 3:27; 34:1-4

A part, a mountain summit in the land of Moab, in the territory of Reuben, where Balak offered up sacrifices (Num. 21:20; 23:14), and from which Moses viewed the promised land (Deut. 3:27). It is probably the modern Jebel Siaghah. (See [491]NEBO.)