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Meaning: house of the height; i.e., “mountain-house”

one of the towns of Gad, 3 miles east of Jordan, opposite Jericho (Joshua 13:27)

Probably the same as Beth-haran in Numbers 32:36. It was called by king Herod, Julias, or Livias, after Livia, the wife of Augustus. It is now called Beit-haran.