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Mount Nebo

Coordinates: 31°46.0′N 35°43.5′E / 31.7667°N 35.7250°E / 31.7667; 35.7250
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Mount Nebo
جَبَل نِيبُو
הַר נְבוֹ
Mount Nebo seen from the east
Highest point
Elevation700 metres (2,297 ft)
Coordinates31°46.0′N 35°43.5′E / 31.7667°N 35.7250°E / 31.7667; 35.7250
Native nameجَبَل نِيبُو  (Arabic)
Mount Nebo is located in Jordan
Mount Nebo
Mount Nebo
RegionMadaba Governorate

Mount Nebo (Arabic: جَبَل نِيْبُو, romanized: Jabal Nībū; Hebrew: הַר נְבוֹ) is an elevated ridge of the Abarim in Jordan. It is about 710 metres (2,330 ft) above sea level. It is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land.[1] Mount Nebo is claimed to be the death place of Moses.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rabbinowitz, Joseph. (1951). Deutoronomy. Soncino Press. OCLC 469926588.
  2. American Bible Society. (1986). The Holy Bible : containing the Old and New Testaments ; translated out of the original tongues and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. American Bible Society. OCLC 13621095.