“So Balak took Balaam to the top of Peor, which overlooks the desert.”
Top H7218: From an unused root apparently meaning to shake ; the head (as most easily shaken), whether literally or figuratively (in many applications, of place, time, rank, etc.).
“Behold, Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon, with beautiful branches and forest shade, and of towering height, its top among the clouds.”
Peor H6465: From פָּעַר H6473; a gap ; Peor, a mountain East of Jordan; also (for בַּעַל פְּעוֹר H1187) a deity worshipped there: - Peor. See also בֵּית פְּעוֹר H1047. H6473: A primitive root; to yawn, that is, open wide (literally or figuratively): - gape, open (wide).
“Take care lest your heart be deceived, and you turn aside and serve other gods and worship them;”
“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many.”
Which overlooks the desert.
H8259: A primitive root; properly to lean out (of a window), that is, (by implication) peep or gaze (passively be a spectacle): - appear, look (down, forth, out).
H6440: Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פּנה pâneh, paw-neh' ; from 6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.)
“How you are fallen from heaven, O Day Star, son of Dawn! How you are cut down to the ground, you who laid the nations low! You said in your heart, ‘I will ascend to heaven; above the stars of God I will set my throne on high; I will sit on the mount of assembly in the far reaches of the north; I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.’ But you are brought down to Sheol, to the far reaches of the pit.”
Desert H3452: From יָשַׁם H3456; a desolation: - desert, Jeshimon, solitary, wilderness. H3456: A primitive root; to lie waste: - be desolate.
“And the inhabited cities shall be laid waste, and the land shall become a desolation; and you shall know that I am the LORD.”
“Wail, you shepherds, and cry out, and roll in ashes, you Lords of the flock, for the days of your slaughter and dispersion have come, and you shall fall like a choice vessel. No refuge will remain for the shepherds, nor escape for the Lords of the flock. A voice—the cry of the shepherds, and the wail of the Lords of the flock! For the LORD is laying waste their pasture, and the peaceful folds are devastated because of the fierce anger of the LORD.”