Pisgah


Pisgah

Pisgah may refer to several things:
*Pisgah, Alabama, USA
*Pisgah, Iowa, USA
*Pisgah, North Carolina, USA
*Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute, in the U.S. state of North Carolina
*Pisgah Grande, an early 20th Century utopian community in the mountains north of Los Angeles
*Pisgah Home Historic District in Highland Park, Los Angeles, California
*Pisgah National Forest, in the U.S. state of North Carolina
*Pisgah State Park, in the south of the U.S. state of New Hampshire
*Pisgah Crater, in California
*Pisgah, Ceredigion, a small village in Wales
*"Lowry Pisgah," Scottish hymn from the "Kentucky Harmony", 1817
*Pisgah, the name of a buttress on each of two cliffs in the English Lake District (Scafell Crag and Pillar Rock), named by rock-climbers in the nineteenth century

See also Mount Pisgah (numerous uses)


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  • Pisgah — ist Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Pisgah (Alabama) Pisgah (Arkansas) Pisgah (Iowa) Pisgah (Maryland) Pisgah (North Carolina) Pisgah (Virginia) Pisgah Forest (North Carolina) Siehe auch: Pisga, anderer Name des Berges Nebo in der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pisgah — Pisgah, IA U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 316 Housing Units (2000): 147 Land area (2000): 1.005131 sq. miles (2.603278 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.005131 sq. miles (2.603278 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • PISGAH — (Heb. פִּסְגָּה), mountain in Transjordan in the territory of the tribe of Reuben (Josh. 13:20). It lay on the border between the land of Sihon the Amorite and the territory of Reuben, northeast of the Dead Sea (Deut. 3:17; 4:49; Josh. 12:3). In… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Pisgah, AL — U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 706 Housing Units (2000): 323 Land area (2000): 4.797881 sq. miles (12.426453 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.797881 sq. miles (12.426453 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Pisgah, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 316 Housing Units (2000): 147 Land area (2000): 1.005131 sq. miles (2.603278 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.005131 sq. miles (2.603278 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Pisgah — 1640s, name of the mountain east of the River Jordan, whence Moses was allowed to view the Promised Land he could not enter (Deut. iii:27); with figurative extension. From Hebrew, lit. cleft …   Etymology dictionary

  • Pisgah — [piz′gə] n. [Heb pisga, lit., peak, summit] Bible mountain ridge east of the N end of the Dead Sea: Deut. 3:27: see NEBO Mount …   English World dictionary

  • Pisgah — noun The name of a mountain in the Bible. Usually refers to biblical Mount Pisgah or Mount Nebo …   Wiktionary

  • Pisgah — /piz geuh/, n. Mount, a mountain ridge of ancient Moab, now in Jordan, NE of the Dead Sea: from its summit (Mt. Nebo) Moses viewed the Promised Land. Deut. 34:1. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pisgah —    A part, a mountain summit in the land of Moab, in the territory of Reuben, where Balak offered up sacrifices (Num. 21:20; 23:14), and from which Moses viewed the promised land (Deut. 3:27). It is probably the modern Jebel Siaghah. (See Nebo.) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary


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