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The mountain top to which Balak brought Balaam, for his last conjurations, from the lower Pisgah on its S. (Numbers 23:28.) A little to the N.E. of the Dead Sea. Bethpeer adjoined the "ravine" (gai) connected with Israel's camp and Moses' burial place (Deuteronomy 3:29; Deuteronomy 4:46; Deuteronomy 34:6). The ravine of Bethpeor was that which runs down from near Heshbon eastward past Beth-ram; at its upper end are a town's ruins, Naur or Taur. "The Peor" faced Jeshimon. (On Peor, contracted for Baalpeor Numbers 25:18; Numbers 31:16; Joshua 22:17). frontBAALPEOR).)

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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'peor' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

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