Ashdoth Pisgah

ASHDOTH-PISGAH ăsh’ dŏth pĭz’ gə. KJV for ASV and RSV “slopes of Pisgah” (Deut 3:17; Josh 12:3; 13:20). In Deuteronomy 4:49 the KJV has “springs of Pisgah.” The reference is to the slopes of Mount Pisgah, in the region of Moab.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

piz’-ga (’ashdoth ha-picgah): Thus the King James Version for the Revised Version (British and American) "The slopes (the Revised Version, margin springs) of Pisgah." The spurs and ravines, or the "shoulders" of Pisgah are meant. ’Ashedah is "a pouring out," and ’ashedoth are the slopes of a mountain from which springs gush forth. In Jos 10:40; 12:8, ’Ashedoth, translated "springs" in the King James Version, is "slopes" in the Revised Version (British and American) (De 3:17; Jos 12:3; 13:20). See Pisgah.

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