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All the Men of the Bible – Moab
Moab

Moab [Mō'ab]—water of a father or desire. The son of Lot by his eldest daughter (Gen. 19:37). It is best to draw a veil over such an incestuous union, testifying as it does to the corrupt influence of Sodom over Lot and his daughters. The descendants of the Moabites and Ammonites were closely related, and covered many chief places in Judah, the Salt Sea and Reuben (Gen. 36:35; Exod. 15:15; Judg. 3:28). The Israelites were commanded to have no dealings with the Moabites (Ruth 1:22; 2:2, 6; 1 Kings 11:1; 2 Chron. 24:26).