Moab Facts for 3-8 Year Olds

Categories: Abraham and Sarah

  • Moab was Lot’s grandson.
  • His mother was Lot’s eldest daughter.
  • His name might mean something like, “Who’s your father?”
  • The word also refers to the people of Moab.
  • Their land was fertile, so it was great for pasture.
  • The people were doing well.
  • They had a god named Chemosh.
  • They lived in the land God promised to the Israelites.
  • The two nations did not get along.
  • Ruth was from Moab.
  • She is the great grandmother of David.
  • Some of their history is on the Moabite Stone. It is very old.
  • The Babylonians wiped them out in 582 BCE.