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15:2 Dibon . . . high places. Dibon was a site north of the Arnon River devoted to the worship of the Moabite god Chemosh.
Nebo . . . Medeba. Nebo was a village north of the Arnon River, not far from the mountain where Moses went to look at the Promised Land (Deut. 34:1). Medeba was five miles to the southeast.
baldness. The customs of mourning included cutting the hair and shaving.