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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary

place for a watchman

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(watchers), The field of, a spot on or near the top of Pisgah, from which Balaam had his second view of the encampment of Israel. (Numbers 23:14) The position of the field of Zophim is not defined. Possibly it is the same place which later in the history is mentioned as Mizpah-moab.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Zophim, Field of

Field of watchers, a place in Moab on the range of Pisgah (Numbers 23:14). To this place Balak brought Balaam, that he might from thence curse the children of Israel. Balaam could only speak the word of the Lord, and that was blessing. It is the modern Tal'at-es-Safa. (see PISGAH.)

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

zo'-fim, (sedheh tsophim; eis agrou skopian): The place on the top of Pisgah to which Balak took Balaam, whence only a part of the host of Israel could be seen (Numbers 23:14). Perhaps we should simply translate "field of watchers." Conder draws attention to the name Tal`at es-Sufa attached to an ascent leading up to the ridge of Neba from the North Here possibly is a survival of the old name. For Ramathaim-zophim see RAMAH.

Strong's Hebrew
6839. Tsophim -- "watchers," a field on the summit of Mount Pisgah
... Tsophim. 6840 . "watchers," a field on the summit of Mount Pisgah. Transliteration:
Tsophim Phonetic Spelling: (tso-feem') Short Definition: Zophim. ... Zophim. ...
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7436. Ramathayim Tsophim -- "double height of watchers," a city in ...
... height of watchers," a city in Ephraim. Transliteration: Ramathayim Tsophim Phonetic
Spelling: (raw-maw-thah'-yim tso-feem') Short Definition: Ramathaim-zophim. ...
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Ramah. Ramathaim Zophim. Gibeah.
... A Chorographical Century. Chapters 41-50 Chapter 43 Ramah. Ramathaim Zophim.
Gibeah. There was a certain Ramah, in the tribe of ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 43 ramah ramathaim zophim.htm

... a valley somewhat broader, stretched out from Sion northward, the land swelled into
a hill, at the place which from thence was called Zophim; because thence ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 42 scopo.htm

John i. 1
... is said, "God made the Heaven and the earth, and the earth was invisible and unformed."
( Genesis 1:2.) And, "There was' a man of Ramathaim Zophim." ( 1 Samuel ...
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From the Talmud and Hebraica
... Chapters 41-50. Chapter 41 Bethany. Beth-hene. Chapter 42 Scopo. Chapter 43 Ramah.
Ramathaim Zophim. Gibeah. Chapter 44 Nob. Bahurim. Chapter 45 Emmaus. ...
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The Witness of Balaam to Israel
... And he took him into the field of Zophim, to the top of Pisgah, and built seven
altars, and offered up a bullock and a ram on every altar. ...
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Zophim (2 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Zophim, Field of. ... It is the modern Tal'at-es-Safa. (see
PISGAH.). Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ZOPHIM, THE FIELD OF. ...
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Ramathaim-zophim (1 Occurrence)
Ramathaim-zophim. Ramathaimzophim, Ramathaim-zophim. Ramatha'im-zo'phim . Easton's
Bible Dictionary ... RAMATHAIM-ZOPHIM. ra-ma-tha'-im-zo'-fim. See RAMAH, (4). ...
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Ramathaimzophim (1 Occurrence)
... 35), had a district assigned to them in Ephraim, which from this circumstance was
called "the land of Zuph," and hence the name of the town, "Zophim." It was ...
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Pisgah (8 Occurrences)
... Hither Balak brought Balaam to the field of Zophim (Numbers 23:14). Here Moses
obtained his view of the Promised Land, and died. See NEBO. ...
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Ramatha'im-zo'phim (1 Occurrence)
Ramatha'im-zo'phim. Ramathaim-zophim, Ramatha'im-zo'phim. Ramathem .
Multi-Version Concordance ... (See RSV). Ramathaim-zophim, Ramatha'im-zo'phim. Ramathem ...
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Malchiel (3 Occurrences)
... the burial place of Moses; thirdly, Tal`at es-Sufa, which is radically identical
with the Hebrew Zuph (tsuph), whence Mizpah (mitspah) and Zophim (tsophim..... ...
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Field (390 Occurrences)
... EWG Masterman. ZOPHIM, THE FIELD OF. ... For Ramathaim-zophim see RAMAH. FIELD. feld.
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Hannah (13 Occurrences)
... Favour, grace, one of the wives of Elkanah the Levite, and the mother of Samuel
(1 Samuel 1; 2). Her home was at Ramathaim-zophim, whence she was wont every ...
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Nebo (13 Occurrences)
... the burial place of Moses; thirdly, Tal`at es-Sufa, which is radically identical
with the Hebrew Zuph (tsuph), whence Mizpah (mitspah) and Zophim (tsophim..... ...
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Zophar (4 Occurrences)

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