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1. A mountain in the land of Moab which commanded a magnificent view over the Dead Sea and the Jordan valley from which Moses was allowed to observe Canaan at the time of his death (Deut. 32: 49).

2. A Babylonian god; the idol was carried in procession at the New Year festival and is the theme of Deutero‐Isaiah's taunt (Isa. 46: 1). The god's name is incorporated into that of several Babylonian kings.

Subjects: Biblical Studies — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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