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Aroer


Ruins. (1.) A town on the north bank of the Arnon (Deut. 4:48; "Judg. 11:26; 2 Kings 10:33), the southern boundary of the" "kingdom of Sihon (Josh. 12:2). It is now called Arair, 13 miles" west of the Dead Sea. "(2.) One of the towns built by the tribe of Gad (Num. 32:34) "before Rabbah (Josh. 13:25), the Ammonite capital. It was" famous in the history of Jephthah (Judg. 11:33) and of David (2 Sam. 24:5). (Comp. Isa. 17:2; 2 Kings 15:29.) "(3.) A city in the south of Judah, 12 miles south-east of "Beersheba, to which David sent presents after recovering the" "spoil from the Amalekites at Ziklag (1 Sam. 30:26, 28). It was" the native city of two of David's warriors (1 Chr. 11:44). It is now called Ar'arah.


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Definition of Aroer:
"heath; tamarisk"