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Deuteronomy 3:8-17 NIV

8 So at that time we took from these two kings of the Amorites the territory east of the Jordan, from the Arnon Gorge as far as Mount Hermon.

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9 (Hermon is called Sirion by the Sidonians; the Amorites call it Senir.)

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10 We took all the towns on the plateau, and all Gilead, and all Bashan as far as Salekah and Edrei, towns of Og’s kingdom in Bashan.

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11 (Og king of Bashan was the last of the Rephaites. His bed was decorated with iron and was more than nine cubits long and four cubits wide.a It is still in Rabbah of the Ammonites.)

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    • g 3:11 - That is, about 14 feet long and 6 feet wide or about 4 meters long and 1.8 meters wide

      Division of the Land

      12 Of the land that we took over at that time, I gave the Reubenites and the Gadites the territory north of Aroer by the Arnon Gorge, including half the hill country of Gilead, together with its towns.

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      13 The rest of Gilead and also all of Bashan, the kingdom of Og, I gave to the half-tribe of Manasseh. (The whole region of Argob in Bashan used to be known as a land of the Rephaites.

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      14 Jair, a descendant of Manasseh, took the whole region of Argob as far as the border of the Geshurites and the Maakathites; it was named after him, so that to this day Bashan is called Havvoth Jair.b )

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        • h 3:14 - Or "called the settlements of Jair"
          15 And I gave Gilead to Makir.

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          16 But to the Reubenites and the Gadites I gave the territory extending from Gilead down to the Arnon Gorge (the middle of the gorge being the border) and out to the Jabbok River, which is the border of the Ammonites.

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          17 Its western border was the Jordan in the Arabah, from Kinnereth to the Sea of the Arabah (that is, the Dead Sea), below the slopes of Pisgah.

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          Study tools for Deuteronomy 3:8-17

          • a 3:6 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
          • b 3:6 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
          • c 3:11 - That is, about 14 feet long and 6 feet wide or about 4 meters long and 1.8 meters wide
          • d 3:14 - Or "called the settlements of Jair"