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Almon Diblathaim (Hebrew: עַלְמֹן דִּבְלָתָיְמָה‎) was one of the places the Israelites stopped at during the Exodus. The name means Almon of the double cake of figs.

Almon Diblathaim Arabic (al mon = manna) The Phillistine town in Moab between Dibon of Gad and the mountains of Abarim before Nebo. [1] (Athaim) where the manna was delivered by Dibl) Baal Zephon [2] [3] one of the places the Israelites stopped at during the Exodus. It is located in Moab.

Numbers 33: 46-47 And they removed from Dibongad, and encamped in Almondiblathaim. And they removed from Almondiblathaim, and pitched in the mountains of Abarim, before Nebo.


It was possibly the same place as Beth-diblathaim of Jeremiah 48:22, mentioned in the oracle against Moab. Also called Diblath.

Footnotes

  1. Nelson Gluck "Rivers in the Desert" p 141
    (the Cherethites and the Pelethites were undoubtedly part of the sea peoples to whom the Phillistines belonged)
  2. Zephyrus the god of the west wind; Greek equivalent of Yahwah.)
  3. (Semitic Root, ENTRY: dbb. DEFINITION: Common Semitic noun *ibb-, *ubb-, *ubb-, fly. Beelzebub, from Hebrew bacal zbûb, lord (of the) fly, from zbûb, fly pejorative alteration of bacal zbûl, lord prince, name of a Philistine god; see bcl and zbl)



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