“And the people of Israel set out and camped in Oboth. And they set out from Oboth and camped at Iye-abarim, in the wilderness that is opposite Moab, toward the sunrise.”
And the people of Israel
“All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.”
Set out H5265: to pull up especially the tent (pins); start on a journey.
Camped in H2583: to incline; to pitch a tent; to encamp; rest in tent.
“And they rose up early the next day and offered burnt offerings and brought peace offerings. And the people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play.”
Oboth H88: water skins; a place in the desert. Plural of H178: prattling a father’s name; a mumble that is a water skin (from its hollow sound); hence a necromancies; familiar spirit.
“And behold, the glory of the God of Israel was there, like the vision that I saw in the valley. Then he said to me, ‘Son of man, lift up your eyes now toward the north.’ So I lifted up my eyes toward the north, and behold, north of the altar gate, in the entrance, was this image of jealousy.”
And they set out from Oboth and camped at
Iye-abarim H5863: ruins of the passers. From the plural of H5856 (a ruin) and the plural of H5674 (to cross over).
“For there is no truth in their mouth; their inmost self is destruction; their throat is an open grave; they flatter with their tongue.”
“In which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience—”
“With much seductive speech she persuades him; with her smooth talk she compels him. All at once he follows her, as an ox goes to the slaughter, or as a stag is caught fast”
In the wilderness that is opposite
Moab H4124: from her mother’s father.
“An oracle concerning Moab. Because Ar of Moab is laid waste in a night, Moab is undone; because Kir of Moab is laid waste in a night, Moab is undone.”
“Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers.”
Toward the sunrise.
H8121: to be brilliant; the sun; the east.
H4217: sunrise. From H2224: to irradiate; shoot forth; to rise as the sun; to appear as a symptom of leprosy.
“And he brought me into the inner court of the house of the LORD. And behold, at the entrance of the temple of the LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about twenty-five men, with their backs to the temple of the LORD, and their faces toward the east, worshiping the sun toward the east.”