What does moab mean?

Definitions for moabˈmoʊ æb

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word moab.


  1. Moab(ProperNoun)

    The name given to the son of Lot through his eldest daughter, in the Hebrew Bible.

  2. Moab(ProperNoun)

    The nation that purportedly traced their ancestry to Moab.


  1. Moab

    Moab is the historical name for a mountainous strip of land in Jordan. The land lies alongside much of the eastern shore of the Dead Sea. The existence of the Kingdom of Moab is attested to by numerous archeological findings, most notably the Mesha Stele, which describes the Moabite victory over an unnamed son of King Omri of Israel. The Moabite capital was Dibon. In Biblical times, the nation was often in conflict with its Israelite neighbours to the west.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Moab

    a pastoral region extending along the E. of lower parts of the Jordan and the Dead Sea, and inhabited by the descendants of Lot, now extinct, or merged among the Arabs.

Suggested Resources

  1. MOAB

    What does MOAB stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the MOAB acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of moab in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of moab in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Caleb Shumway:

    I've always kind of, here in Moab, wondered if he got away or if he was dead somewhere in the rocks.

Images & Illustrations of moab

  1. moabmoabmoab

Translations for moab

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for moab »


Find a translation for the moab definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these moab definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"moab." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 23 Mar. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/moab>.

Are we missing a good definition for moab? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for moab:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.