The dedicatory inscription which the king places on a statue of Nebo closes with the significant words, 'O Posterity!
Bit Zida I have set up, and covered the shrine of Nebo with gold.
Mr. Hormuzd Rassan discovered a colossal statue of Nebo at Nimroud in 1853.
But Bel bowed down, and Nebo stooped, and gave no help to their votary.
A fragment of a hymn to Nebo (Nebo No. 2) has in a passage of five lines yet a different use of the refrain.
There is just a possibility, however, that Nebo may be Sem or Shem.
The early wet season caught me at Boundary Creek, ten miles beyond Nebo.
But Nebo seems to have had also an agricultural side to his character.
Nebo, who sits on the throne in heaven and upon the earth, has put into my hands the sceptre of justice.
Like Rimmon, Nebo also must have been transported to Palestine at an early epoch.