Iye Abarim

IYE ABARIM (ī'yĕ ăb'a-rĭm, Heb. ‘îyê hā-’ăvārîm, ruins of Abarim). A camping place in the journeyings of Israel, said to be “on the border of Moab” (Num.33.44). The exact site is unknown.


IYE-ABARIM ī’ yə ăb’ ə rĭm (עִיֵּ֣י הָֽעֲבָרִ֗ים). A stopping place of the Israelites in their wilderness wanderings, between Oboth and the Valley of Zered or Dibon-gad (Num 21:11, 12; 33:44, 45). It was either in Moab (33:44) or in its vicinity (21:11). It may have been located in the region of Mahaiy.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A place in the journeyings of Israel named after Oboth, said to be "in the wilderness which is before Moab, toward the sunrising" (Nu 21:11), "in the border of Moab" (Nu 33:44). The indications of position here given are not sufficient to guide to any identification, and, so far, nothing has been discovered in the district to help us. Called simply "Iyim" (the King James Version "Iim") in Nu 33:45.