Easton's Bible Dictionary
House of two cakes of figs, a city of Moab, upon which (Jeremiah 48:22 ) denounced destruction. It is called also Almon-diblathaim (Numbers 33:46 ) and Diblath (Ezekiel 6:14 ). (RSV, "Diblah.")
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("house of double cake") of figs. Same as Almon-Diblathaim. (See ALMON-DIBLATHAIM.) (Jeremiah 48:22).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(behth-dihb luh thay' ihm) Place name meaning, “house of the two fig cakes.” Town in Moab on which Jeremiah prophesied judgment (Jeremiah 48:22 ). About 830 B.C., Mesha, king of Moab, bragged that he built the city, as recorded on the Moabite Stone. It may be present-day khirbet et-Tem. See Almon-diblathaim .
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
BETH-DIBLATHAIM (‘house of two fig-cakes’?). In Jeremiah 48:22 mentioned with Dibon and Nebo; the next camp to Dibon before Nebo ( Numbers 33:48 f.).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
House of dry figs
- Others would equate Diblaim with the place name Beth-diblathaim
. See Beth-diblathaim
- (concealing the two cakes ), one of the latest stations of the Israelites between Dibon-gad and the mountains of Abarim ( Numbers 33:46,47 ) It is probably identical with Beth-diblathaim
- of the Arnon) and the Abarim range (Numbers 33:46-47); probably the same as Beth-diblathaim
of Moab (Jeremiah 48:22), which Mesha mentions in the famous Moabite stone as "built" by him and colonized with Moabites