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1. An ancient city on the north side of the Arnon, in the southern border of the tribe of Reuben, Deuteronomy 2:36 4:48 Joshua 13:9 . It was in the territory of the Amorites, Joshua 12:2 , but seems to have fallen at a later day into the hands of Moab, Jeremiah 48:19 . See ARNON .

2. A town in the tribe of God, probably east of Rabbath-Ammon, Joshua 13:25 , and perhaps on the Jabbok, 2 Samuel 24:5 . It is mentioned in Judges 11:33

3. A town of Judah, to which David sent presents, 1 Samuel 30:28 1 Chronicles 11:44 . Robinson found traces of it about sixteen miles south by west from Hebron.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Aroer'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. 1859.

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