And he brought him into the field of Zophim, to the top of Pisgah, and built seven altars, and offered a bullock and a ram on every altar.
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George Leo Haydock
Place. Hebrew sede tsohpim, or "the field of the sentinels. "(Chaldean) Such were commonly stationed on the top of high hills, to give notice, by kindling a fire, of the approach of an enemy, Isaias xxi. 11., and Jeremias vi. 1. (Calmet)