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What is the Moab Stone?

The Mesha Stele, also known as the 'Moabite Stone' is a black basalt stone, bearing an inscription by the 9th century BCE Moabite King Mesha. It was discovered in August 1868 at the ancient Dibon now Dhiban, Jordan, by Rev… Full Answer

What is Ofel in Hebrew?

Ofel is עופל in Hebrew. As a place name or description it appears several times in the Hebrew Bible and once on the Mesha Stele from Moab. When used as a common noun, it is usually translated as "tumors", and… Full Answer