Numbers 21:1-3 CSB

Canaanite King Defeated

1 When the Canaanite king of Arad,a who lived in the Negev, heard that Israel was coming on the Atharim road, he fought against Israel and captured some prisoners.

References for Numbers 21:1

      2 Then Israel made a vow to the Lord, "If You will deliver this people into our hands, we will completely destroy their cities."b

      References for Numbers 21:2

        • b 21:2 - Dt 2:34; 13:16-17; Jos 6:18,21
          3 The Lord listened to Israel's request, the Canaanites were defeated, and Israel completely destroyed them and their cities. So they named the place Hormah.c d

          References for Numbers 21:3

            • c 21:3 - destruction
            • d 21:3 - Nm 14:45; Dt 1:44; Jdg 1:17