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baal-meon in Easton's Bible Dictionary

lord of dwelling, a town of Reuben (Num. 32:38), called also Beth-meon (Jer. 48:23) and Beth-baal-meon (Josh. 13:17). It is supposed to have been the birthplace of Elisha. It is identified with the modern M'ain, about 3 miles south-east of Heshbon.

baal-meon in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

BA'AL-ME'ON , a town built by the Reubenites, Num 32:38; 1 Chr 5:8; "a glory" of the Moabites, Eze 25:9; called also Beth-baal-meon, Josh 13:17, Beth-meon, Jer 48:23, and perhaps Beon, Num 32:3; now called Ma'in, 9 miles south-west of Hashan, where extensive ruins are still found.