Pisgah: Landscape and History. Called Elseetoss by the nearby Cherokee tribe, Mount Pisgah gained the current name from the early European settlers. The name comes from the mountain Moses ascended in the Bible.
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What does Pisgah mean in Hebrew?
Coordinates:31.765095°N 35.719079°ESome translators of the biblical book of Deuteronomy translate Pisgah (Hebrew: פִּסְגָּה) as a name of a mountain, usually referring to Mount Nebo. The word פִּסְגָּה literally means “summit”.
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