Moab

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Mo·ab

 (mō′ăb)
1. An ancient kingdom east of the Dead Sea in present-day southwest Jordan. According to the Bible, its inhabitants were descendants of Lot. Archaeological exploration has traced settlement in the area to at least the 13th century bc.
2. A city of southeast Utah on the Colorado River. It is a center for recreation in the Canyonlands.

Moab

(ˈməʊæb)
n
(Placename) Old Testament an ancient kingdom east of the Dead Sea, in what is now the SW part of Jordan: flourished mainly from the 9th to the 6th centuries bc

Mo•ab

(ˈmoʊ æb)

n.
an ancient kingdom E of the Dead Sea, in what is now Jordan.
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Yax s Jich sbiil te sbonjibal biluketik te pajalsok sbonil wamaletik 2 Jich ya yich' alel teme ay ch'ix te' te ma'ba takin sok teme yuch'oj ja' 3 Jich ya yich' alel teme toj ts'ejt'el te si' ya xtu'un ta na ta spasel we'lil 4 jich ya yich' alel teme ma'to takin te bok-itaj ya yich' lajinel ta wolowol na 5 ja'nix jich ya yich' alel teme taxto te sit te'-ak' te k'alal ya yich' lajinel.
ajk'an s Kelkonel ta k'unil aw yu'un tul winik mok tul ants swenta yu'un ya yak' ta na'el stojol te ay bi k'ux ya ya'ay ta yutil sbak'etal, jich ya yak' ta na'el stojol te ay chamel ta sbak'etal: "yak ta ajk 'an te jAluxe, yu'un ma'ba bujts'an k'inal ya ya'ay".