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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