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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Peor

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Mountain in the plains of Zophim, overlooking Jeshimon, where Balak took Balaam to induce him to curse Israel. According to the "Onomasticon" of Jerome, it was situated opposite Jericho, near a city named "Danaba." Although the mountain has not yet been identified with certainty, the latest researches seem to indicate El-Mushakkar.

Bibliography : Buhl, Geog. des Alten Palä stina , p. 116.E. G. H. S. O.
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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Peor'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tje/p/peor.html. 1901.

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