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Map of Old Testament Israel - Medeba
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Medeba : Madaba. city of Moab, Num. 21. 30; allotted to Reuben, Josh. 13. 9, 16; 1 Chr. 19. 7; Isa. 15. 2. In Christian era a bishopric; several 6th-7th cent. A.D. churches, whose floors survive; one includes famous mosaic map
Numbers 21:30 -
We have shot at them; Heshbon is perished even unto Dibon, and we have laid them waste even unto Nophah, which [reacheth] unto Medeba.
Joshua 13:9 - From Aroer, that [is] upon the bank of the river Arnon, and the city that [is] in the midst of the river, and all the plain of Medeba unto Dibon;
Joshua 13:16 - And their coast was from Aroer, that [is] on the bank of the river Arnon, and the city that [is] in the midst of the river, and all the plain by Medeba;
1 Chronicles 19:7 - So they hired thirty and two thousand chariots, and the king of Maachah and his people; who came and pitched before Medeba. And the children of Ammon gathered themselves together from their cities, and came to battle.
Isaiah 15:2 - He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: Moab shall howl over Nebo, and over Medeba: on all their heads [shall be] baldness, [and] every beard cut off.
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