“The height of Mizpeh or of the watch-tower (Josh. 13:26), a” place mentioned as one of the limits of Gad. There were two Mizpehs on the east of the Jordan. This was the Mizpeh where “Jacob and Laban made a covenant, “Mizpeh of Gilead,” called also” Galeed and Jegar-sahadutha. It has been identified with the “modern es-Salt, where the roads from Jericho and from Shechem to” “Damascus unite, about 25 miles east of the Jordan and 13 south” of the Jabbok.

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