Arad Captured

1 The Canaanite king of Arad, who was dwelling [in] the Negev, heard that Israel came [along] the way of Atharim; he fought against Israel and took some of them captive.

References for Numbers 21:1

    • a 21:1 - An arid region south of the Judean hills
      2 Israel made a vow to Yahweh, and they said, "If you will surely give this people into our hand, then we {will destroy} their cities."

      References for Numbers 21:2

        • b 21:2 - Hebrew "my"
        • c 21:2 - Hebrew "I"
        • d 21:2 - Literally "devote to God"
          3 Yahweh heard the voice of Israel; he gave [to them] the Canaanites, and {they destroyed them} and their cities. They called the name of the place Hormah.

          References for Numbers 21:3

            • e 21:3 - Literally "they devoted to God"