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Pisgah

[piz-guh] /ˈpɪz gə/
noun
1.
Mount, a mountain ridge of ancient Moab, now in Jordan, NE of the Dead Sea: from its summit (Mt. Nebo) Moses viewed the Promised Land. Deut. 34:1.
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Pisgah

/ˈpɪzɡə/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) Mount Pisgah, the mountain slopes to the northeast of the Dead Sea, from one of which, Mount Nebo, Moses viewed Canaan
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Word Origin and History for Pisgah

1640s, name of the mountain east of the River Jordan, whence Moses was allowed to view the Promised Land he could not enter (Deut. iii:27); with figurative extension. From Hebrew, literally "cleft."

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Pisgah in the Bible

a part, a mountain summit in the land of Moab, in the territory of Reuben, where Balak offered up sacrifices (Num. 21:20; 23:14), and from which Moses viewed the promised land (Deut. 3:27). It is probably the modern Jebel Siaghah. (See NEBO.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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