1769. Dibon
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Dibon: a city in Moab, also a place in Judah
Original Word: דִּיבוֹן
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Dibon
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-bome')
Short Definition: Dibon

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
a city in Moab, also a place in Judah
NASB Translation
Dibon (9), Dibon-gad* (2).

דִּיבֹן, דִּיבוֺן proper name, of a location

1 city in Moab (MI21; 28 דיבן, compare ib.1 adjective, of a people הדיבני) — דִּיבֹן Numbers 21:30; Numbers 32:3,34 (built up or at by Gad) Isaiah 15:2; in territory of Gad, hence דִּיבֹן גָּד֑ Numbers 33:45,46 (compare on these verses & Numbers 32:34 MI10f.); also דִּיבוֺן Joshua 13:9,17; Jeremiah 48:22; ישֶׁבֶת בַּת דִּיבוֺן Jeremiah 48:18; = דִּימוֺן Isaiah 15:9, see also מֵי דִימוֺן Isaiah 15:9 = Arnon, compare Che & HptZA 1887, 268; — modern Dîbân, north of Arnon, compare Seetzen:Reisen i. 409 TristrLand of Moab 132 ff. BdPal 193.

2 דִּיבֹן Nehemiah 11:25 place in Judah, toward south = דִּימוֺנָה Joshua 15:22, compare Hptl.c.; conjectures by Kn Ke (compare Di) to be Tell ed Dheib (van de VeldeMem. 252) called also Ehdeib (RobBR ii. 102).

דִּיג, דַּיָּג see below דגה.

דַּיָּה see below דאה.

דְּיוֺ see below דוה.


Or (shortened) Diybon {dee-bone'}; from duwb; pining -- Dibon, the name of three places in Palestine -- Dibon. (Also, with Gad added, Dibon-gad.)

see HEBREW duwb

see HEBREW Gad

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