opening. (1.) A mountain peak (Num. 23:28) to which Balak led Balaam as a last effort to induce him to pronounce a curse upon Israel. When he looked on the tribes encamped in the acacia groves below him, he could not refrain from giving utterance to a remarkable benediction (24:1-9). Balak was more than ever enraged at Balaam, and bade him flee for his life. But before he went he gave expression to that wonderful prediction regarding the future of this mysterious people, whose “goodly tents” were spread out before him, and the coming of a “Star” out of Jacob and a “Sceptre” out of Israel (24:14-17). (2.) A Moabite divinity, called also “Baal-peor” (Num. 25:3, 5, 18; comp. Deut. 3:29).
[pee-awr-ee-uh, -ohr-] /piˈɔr i ə, -ˈoʊr-/ noun 1. a city in central Illinois, on the Illinois River. 2. a town in central Arizona. /piːˈɔːrɪə/ noun 1. a port in N central Illinois, on the Illinois River. Pop: 112 907 (2003 est) small city in Illinois, U.S., originally the name of a subdivision of the Miami/Illinois […]
peotillomania pe·o·til·lo·ma·ni·a (pē’ō-tĭl’ə-mā’nē-ə) n. A nervous tic consisting of a constant pulling of the penis.
[pep] /pɛp/ Informal. noun 1. lively spirits or energy; vigor; animation. Verb phrases, past and past participle pepped up, present participle pepping up. 2. pep up, to make or become spirited, vigorous, or lively; animate: We need something to pep up this party. /pɛp/ noun 1. high spirits, energy, or vitality verb peps, pepping, pepped […]
[pep-uh-roh-mee-uh] /ˌpɛp əˈroʊ mi ə/ noun 1. any of numerous tropical and subtropical plants belonging to the genus Peperomia, of the pepper family, cultivated as houseplants for their ornamental foliage. /pɛpəˈrəʊmɪə/ noun 1. any plant of the large genus Peperomia from tropical and subtropical America with slightly fleshy ornamental leaves, some of which are grown […]