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Lo-debar was a town in the Old Testament in Gilead not far from Mahanaim, north of the Jabbok (9:4-5) in ancient Israel. It is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as the home of Machir, a contemporary of David. (2 Samuel 9:4,5).

It is usually believed to be the same as Debir in the Tribe of Gad.(Joshua 13:26) The word means "no pasture,"(2 Samuel 17:27) "no word" or "no communication"[1].


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  1., Retrieved on 2008/09/20.

This entry incorporates text from the public domain Easton's Bible Dictionary, originally published in 1897.

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