("house of the wastes".) A town E. of Jordan in the "deserts" of Moab; last but one of the stations in Israel's journeys in the wilderness (Numbers 33:49). Originally belonging to Sihon's kingdom; assigned to Reuben (Joshua 12:3; Joshua 13:20); afterward it became "the glory" of Moab (Ezekiel 25:9). According to Eusebius, ten miles S. from opposite Jericho, on the Dead Sea.