Word Summary
Aroer: three cities in Isr
Original Word: עֲרוֹעֵר
Transliteration: Aroer
Phonetic Spelling: (ar-o-ayr')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: three cities in Isr
Meaning: Aroer -- three cities in Israel
Strong's Concordance

Or 'Aro'er {ar-o-ayr'}; or 'Ar'owr {ar-ore'}; the same as arow'er; nudity of situation; Aroer, the name of three places in or near Palestine -- Aroer.

see HEBREW arow'er


H6177. Aroer

II. עֲרֹעֵר10, עֲרוֺעֵר5, עַרְעֹר1

proper name, of a location Αροηρ, MI26 ערער‎; —

1 city on north bank of Arnon, southern limit of east Jordan Israel, עֲרֹעֵרNumbers 32:34 (JE), Deuteronomy 2:36; 3:12; 4:48; Joshua 12:2 (D) 2 Kings 10:33; 1 Chronicles 5:8; עֲרוֺעֵרJoshua 13:9 (D), 13:16 (P), 2 Samuel 24:5; Moabitish Jeremiah 48:19 (compare MI26); once עַרְעֹרJudges 11:26; modern `Ar`âir Buhl Geogr. 269, TristrMoab 129 ff.

2 city near Rabbah in Ammon, עֲרֹעֵרJudges 11:33, ׳עֲרוֺJoshua 13:25 (P), site unknown.

3 city in southern Judah, עֲרֹעֵר1 Samuel 30:28 (ᵐ5Αροηρ + Αμμαδει, latter originally according to We, indicating form ערערה‎; ᵐ5L Παγουηλ); + Joshua 15:22 reading ׳ע‎ (or עַרְעָרָה‎) for ᵐ5 עַדְעָרָה, ᵑ0B Αρουηλ, We1 Samuel 30:28 (compare Dr HPS), Dion the passage Benn Steuern; possibly `Ar`âra approximately 9 miles south of east from Beersheba, but compare BuhlGeogr. 183. — Isaiah 17:2 read ᵐ5 עַד עֲדֵי עָרֶיהָ‎ Lo LagSemitic i. 30 Che BuhlLex and others (for עֲרֹעֵר עָרֵי ᵑ0‎). — See also CheEncy. Bib. 317.