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Meaning: pining; wasting
The name of two biblical cities…
A city in Moab (Numbers 21:30); called also Dibon-gad (33:45), because it was built by Gad and Dimon (Isaiah 15:9). It has been identified with the modern Diban, about 3 miles north of the Arnon and 12 miles east of the Dead Sea. (See Moabite stone.)
A city of the tribe of Judah, inhabited after the Captivity (Neh. 11:25); called also Dimonah (Joshua 15:22). It is probably the modern ed-Dheib.