Definition of Moabite in English:

Moabite

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Pronunciation: /ˈməʊəbʌɪt
 
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noun

  • A member of a Semitic people living in Moab in biblical times, traditionally descended from Lot.
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    • That stone contains an inscription showing that the Moabites also killed everything living of their enemies.
    • King Solomon, however, loved many foreign women besides pharaoh's daughter, Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians and Hittites.
    • Thus Deuteronomy 23: 3-8 draws some rather sharp distinctions between Moabites and Ammonites as opposed to Edomites and Egyptians.

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  • Relating to Moab or its people.
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    • You tried to correlate early Moabite languages to Wanderer dialects.
    • But why did they have to kill all the animals in the Moabite towns too?
    • Balaam, for instance, a pagan summoned to curse Israel by the Moabite king, is regarded as a prophet.

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