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(ehl ih ay leh) Moabite place name meaning, “God went up” or “high ground.” Town that tribe of Reuben requested from Moses and strengthened (Numbers 32:3 ,Numbers 32:3,32:37 ). Isaiah announced judgment on the town (Isaiah 15:4; Isaiah 16:9; compare Jeremiah 48:34 ). It is modern el-Al, a mile north of Heshbon in a fertile plain.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Elealeh'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​e/elealeh.html. 1991.
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