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Of Sihon the smorile. DEUTERONOMY. Of Og king of Bashan.

23 And the Avins which dwelt in Ha 2 And the LORD said unto me, Fear him zerim, even unto Azzah, the Caphtorims, not; for I will deliver him, and all his peowhich came forth outof Caphtor, destroyed ple, and his land, into thy hand; and thou them, and dwelt in their stead.) shalt do unto him as thou didst unto Sihon

24 | Rise ye up, take your journey, and king of the Amorites, which dwelt al pass over the river Arnon: behold, I have Heshbon. given into thy hand Sihon the Amorite, 3 So the LORD our God delivered into king of Heshbon, and his land: begin to our hands Og also the king of Bashan, and possess it, and contend with him in battle. all his people: and we smote him until

25 This day will I begin to put the dread none was left to him remaining. of thee and the fear of thee upon the na 4 And we took all his cities at that tions that are under the whole heaven, who time, there was not a city which we took shall bear report of thee, and shall tremble, not from them, tbreescore cities, all the reand be in anguish because of thee. gionof Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan,

26 And I sent messengers out of the wil 5 All these cities were fenced with high derness of Kedemoth unto Sihon king of walls, gates, and bars ; besides unwalled Heshbon with words of peace, saying, towns a great many:

27 Let me pass through thy land : I will 6 And we utterly destroyed them, as go along by the highway, I will neither we did unto Sihon king of Heshbon, utterturn unto the right hand nor to the left. ly destroying the men, women, and chil.

28 Thou shalt sell me meat for money, dren of every city. that I may eat; and give me water for 7 But all the cattle, and the spoil of money, that I may drink: only I will pass the cities, we took for a prey to ourselves, through on my feet;

8 And we took at that time out of the 29 (As the children of Esau which dwell hand of the two kings of the Amorites the in Seir, and the Moabites which dwell in land that was on this side Jordan, from Ar, did unto me;) until I shall pass over the river of Arnon unto mount Hermon; Jordan into the land which the Lord our 9 (Which Hermon the Sidonians call God giveth us.

Sirion ; and the Amorites call it Shenir;) 30 But Sihon king of Heshbon would 10 All the cities of the plain, and all not let us pass by him : for the LORD thy Gilead, and all Bashan, unto Salchah and God hardened his spirit, and made his Edrei, cities of the kingdom of Og inBashan, ļieart obstinate, that he might deliver him 1 T For only Og king of Bashan re. into thy hand, as appeareth this day. mained of the remnant of giants; behold,

31 Ånd the LORD said unto me, Be- his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is hold, I have begun to give Sihon and his it not in Rabbath of the children of Amland' before thee: begin to possess, that mon? nine cubits was the length thereof, thou mayest inherit his land.

and four cubits the breadth of it, after the 32 Then Sihon came out against us, he cubit of a man. and all his people, to fight ai Jahaz. 12 | And this land, which we possessed

33 And ihe Lord our God delivered at that time, froin Aroer, which is by the him before us; apd we smote him, and his river Arnon, and half mount Gilead, and sons, and all his people.

the cities thereof, gave l unto the keuben34 And we took all his cities at that ites and to the Gadites, time, and utterly destroyed the men, and 13 And the rest of Gilead, and all Ba. the women, and the little ones of every shan, being the kingdom of Og, gave I uncity; we left none to remain:

to the hall-tribe of Manasseh; all the re35 Only the cattle we took for a prey gion of Argob, with all Basban, which was unto ourselves, and the spoil of the cities called the land of giants. which we took.

14 Jair the son of Manasseb took all the 3€ From Aroer which is by the brink of country of Argob, unto the coasts < Ge. the river of Arnon, and from the city that shuri, and Maachathi; and called them is by the river, even unto Gilead, there after bus own name, Bashan-havotn-jair, was not one city too strong for us: the unto this day. LORD our God delivered all unto us: 15 And I gave Gilead unto Machir.

37 Only unto the land of the children 16 And unto the Reubenites and unto of Ammon thou camest not, nor unto any the Gadites I gave from Gilead even unto place of the river Jabbok, nor unto the ci- the river Arnon,half the valley, and the ties in the mountains, nor unto whatsoever border, even unto the river Jabbok, which the LORD our God forbade us.

is the border of the children of Ainmon. CHAP. III.

17 The plain also, and Jordan, and the WEN we turned, and went up the way coast thereof, from Chinnereth even unto.

to Bashan : and Og the king of Ba- tbe sea of the plain, even the salt sea, unshan came out against us, he and all his der Ashdoth-pisgah eastward. people, to battle at Edrei.

18 And I commanded you at that time,

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