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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
(1) A city of Moab captured by the Amorites (Numbers 21:30 ), and held by them at the invasion by Israel. It was taken and given to the tribe of Gad, whence it is called Dibon-gad ( Numbers 32:34; Numbers 33:45 ). In Joshua 13:17 it is reckoned to Reuben. Along with other cities in the territory North of the Arnon, Dibon changed hands several times between Moab and Israel. Mesha claims it (MS), and in Jeremiah 48:18 , Jeremiah 48:22 it is named among the cities of Moab. The form of the name, Dimon, in Isaiah 15:9 , may have been given to make it resemble the Hebrew
(2) A town in Judah, occupied after the exile (Nehemiah 11:25 ). It may be the same as Dimonah ( Joshua 15:22 ); unidentified.
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Dibon; Dibon-Gad'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/d/dibon-dibon-gad.html. 1915.