Pisgah

[piz-guh]
noun
  1. Mount, a mountain ridge of ancient Moab, now in Jordan, NE of the Dead Sea: from its summit (Mt. Nebo) Moses viewed the Promised Land. Deut. 34:1.
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Pisgah

noun
  1. Mount Pisgah Old Testament the mountain slopes to the northeast of the Dead Sea, from one of which, Mount Nebo, Moses viewed Canaan
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Pisgah

1640s, name of the mountain east of the River Jordan, whence Moses was allowed to view the Promised Land he could not enter (Deut. iii:27); with figurative extension. From Hebrew, literally "cleft."

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