Dictionary Mode: easton:Aroer
Aroer @ ruins. (1.) A town on the north bank of the Arnon Deuteronomy:4:48; Judges:11:26; 2Kings:10:33), the southern boundary of the kingdom of Sihon Joshua: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 Numbers:32:34) "before Rabbah" Joshua:13:25), the Ammonite capital. It was famous in the history of Jephthah Judges:11:33) and of David ( 2Samuel:24:5). (Comp. Isaiah:17:2; 2Kings: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 ( 1Samuel:30:26-28). It was the native city of two of David's warriors ( 1Chronicles:11:44). It is now called Ar'arah.
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