Beth-peor (Beth-pee´or; Heb., “temple of Peor”)

A settlement on the western edge of the Moabite plateau, part of the territory assigned to the tribe of Reuben (Josh 13:20). Just before their invasion of Canaan, the Israelites camped “in the valley opposite Beth-peor,” where Moses recounted their long journey and repeated Israel’s covenant obligations (Deut 3:29; Deut 4:46). Shortly thereafter, Moses viewed the promised land from Mt. Pisgah, died, and was buried in the vicinity of Beth-peor (Deut 34:1-6).

Josh 13:20

20and Beth-peor, and the slopes of Pisgah, and Beth-jeshimoth,

Deut 3:29

29So we remained in the valley opposite Beth-peor.

Deut 4:46

46beyond the Jordan in the valley opposite Beth-peor, in the land of King Sihon of the Amorites, who reigned at Heshbon, whom Moses and the Israelites defeated ... View more

Deut 34:1-6

Moses Dies and Is Buried in the Land of Moab
1Then Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which is opposite Jericho, and the ... View more

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