Places Study on Luhith

Places Study on Luhith

Isaiah 15: My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives shall flee unto Zoar, an heifer of three years old: for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction.
Jeremiah 48: For in the going up of Luhith continual weeping shall go up; for in the going down of Horonaim the enemies have heard a cry of destruction.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Luhith
Made of boards, a Moabitish place between Zoar and Horonaim (Isaiah 15:5 ; Jeremiah 48:5 ).

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Luhith, Ascent of
The hill leading up to a sanctuary of Moab (Isaiah 15:5).

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Luhith
LUHITH. The ascent of ‘Luhith’ ( Isaiah 15:5 ) is probably the path called the ‘descent or going down of Horonaim,’ the latter lying, probably, higher than Luhith (cf. Jeremiah 48:5 ). The way leading through Wâdy Bene Hammâd , from the district of Zoar to the eastern plateau, may be intended. The Onomasticon places Luhith between Areopolis and Zoar. It is not now known.

W. Ewing.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Luhith
(lyoo' hihth) Place name meaning “plateaus.” It apparently identified a settlement in Moab on the road between Areopolis and Zoar, perhaps at present khirbet Medinet er-rash. Isaiah mourned for Moabite refugees who would have to climb the heights of Luhith to escape the enemy taking over their country (Isaiah 15:5 ; compare Jeremiah 48:5 ).



The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Luhith
A city of Moab. (Isaiah 15:5) The name signifies, a table, or floor.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Luhith
Made of boards
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Luhith, Ascent of
Some place in Moab which would be ascended with weeping when God's judgements were poured out upon Moab. Isaiah 15:5 ; Jeremiah 48:5 . Talat el Heisah, 31 46' N, 35 43' E has been suggested as probably the place alluded to. It lies between Mount Pisgah and Mount Nebo.

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Luhith - Luhith. The ascent of ‘Luhith’ ( Isaiah 15:5 ) is probably the path called the ‘descent or going down of Horonaim,’ the latter lying, probably, higher than Luhith (cf. The Onomasticon places Luhith between Areopolis and Zoar
Horona'im - (two caverns ), a town of Moab, possibly a sanctuary, named with Zoar and Luhith
Horonaim - Place in Moab, mentioned by the prophets, with Zoar and Luhith
Luhith - Isaiah mourned for Moabite refugees who would have to climb the heights of Luhith to escape the enemy taking over their country (Isaiah 15:5 ; compare Jeremiah 48:5 )