FREE Catholic Classes
(A.V. Pisgah ).
Whether the word in Hebrew is a proper or a common noun is not clear; certain it is at any rate that it designates a mountain of the Alarm range ( Deuteronomy 32:49 ), east of the Jordan ( Deuteronomy 4:49 ), in the land of Moab ( Numbers 21:20 ), "over against Jericho " ( Deuteronomy 34:1 ), above Yeshimon [Num., xxi, 20; D.V. "which looketh towards the desert " ('Ain Suweimeh)], east of the north end of the Dead Sea ( Deuteronomy 4:49 ; Joshua 12:3 ), in connection with Mount Nebo, and commanding an extensive view of the Holy Land ( Deuteronomy 32:49 ; 34:1-4), on the south-east border of which it stood ( Deuteronomy 4:49 ). From all these indications it appears that Phasga is no other than Mount Nebo itself (Jebel Neba, south-west of Hesban or Hesebon ), or, better still, the western peak of the mountain, Ras Siâghâ. On its slopes the Israelites pitched their camp ( Numbers 21:20 ); in the "field of Sophim" (D.V. "a high place") on the mountain Balaam uttered his second oracle about Israel ( Numbers 23:11-24 ); lastly from the top of Phasga, Moses surveyed the Promised Land.
Join the Movement
When you sign up below, you don't just join an email list - you're joining an entire movement for Free world class Catholic education.
Saint of the Day for Thursday, Feb 2nd, 2023
Mysteries of the Rosary
Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary
St. Brigid of Ireland
Saints A to Z: A
Female / Women Saints
Saints & Angels
St. Joan de Lestonnac
- Daily Readings for Friday, February 03, 2023
- St. Blaise: Saint of the Day for Friday, February 03, 2023
- For Healing: Prayer of the Day for Friday, February 03, 2023
- Daily Readings for Thursday, February 02, 2023
- St. Joan de Lestonnac: Saint of the Day for Thursday, February 02, 2023
- Blessing of Grapes: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, February 02, 2023
FREE Catholic Classes Pick a class, you can learn anything
Copyright 2022 Catholic Online. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2022 Catholic Online. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited.
Catholic Online is a Project of Your Catholic Voice Foundation, a Not-for-Profit Corporation. Your Catholic Voice Foundation has been granted a recognition of tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal Tax Identification Number: 81-0596847. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law.