Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
Atroth, Shophan, and Jaazer, etc.—Jaazer, near a famed fountain, Ain Hazier, the waters of which flow into Wady Schaib, about fifteen miles from Hesbon. Beth-nimrah, now Nimrin; Heshbon, now Hesban; Elealeh (Hebrew, "the high"), now Elaal; Kirjathaim (Hebrew, "the double city"); Nebo, now Neba, near the mountain of that name; Baal-meon, now Myoun, in ruins, where was a temple of Baal (Joshua 13:17; Jeremiah 48:23); Shibmah, or Shebam (Numbers 32:3), near Heshbon, famous for vines (Isaiah 16:9-10; Jeremiah 48:32).
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