Aroer

Aroer (Uh-roh´uhr)

1 A fortress on the Arnon River’s northern rim, the southern limit of Amorite (Deut 2:36), Reubenite-Gadite (Deut 3:12), Davidic (2Sam 24:5), and Syrian (2Kgs 10:33) activities in Transjordan. The last reference to Aroer identifies it as Moabite (Jer 48:19-20). 2 A town in southern Judah (1Sam 30:28), modern Khirbet Ar‘areh. 3 An Ammonite settlement near Rabbah (Josh 13:25).

Deut 2:36

36From Aroer on the edge of the Wadi Arnon (including the town that is in the wadi itself) as far as Gilead, there was no citadel too high for us. The Lord our ... View more

Deut 3:12

12As for the land that we took possession of at that time, I gave to the Reubenites and Gadites the territory north of Aroer, that is on the edge of the Wadi Ar ... View more

2Sam 24:5

5They crossed the Jordan, and began from Aroer and from the city that is in the middle of the valley, toward Gad and on to Jazer.

2Kgs 10:33

33from the Jordan eastward, all the land of Gilead, the Gadites, the Reubenites, and the Manassites, from Aroer, which is by the Wadi Arnon, that is, Gilead and ... View more

Jer 48:19-20

19Stand by the road and watch,
you inhabitant of Aroer!
Ask the man fleeing and the woman escaping;
say, “What has happened?”20Moab is put to shame, for it is b ... View more

1Sam 30:28

28in Aroer, in Siphmoth, in Eshtemoa,

Josh 13:25

25Their territory was Jazer, and all the towns of Gilead, and half the land of the Ammonites, to Aroer, which is east of Rabbah,

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