Numbers 21:1-3 NLT

1 The Canaanite king of Arad, who lived in the Negev, heard that the Israelites were approaching on the road through Atharim. So he attacked the Israelites and took some of them as prisoners.
2 Then the people of Israel made this vow to the : “If you will hand these people over to us, we will completely destroya all their towns.”

References for Numbers 21:2

    • ɫ 21:2 - The Hebrew term used here refers to the complete consecration of things or people to the, either by destroying them or by giving them as an offering; also in 21:3 .
      3 The heard the Israelites’ request and gave them victory over the Canaanites. The Israelites completely destroyed them and their towns, and the place has been called Hormahb ever since.

      References for Numbers 21:3

        • ɬ 21:3 - Hormah means “destruction.”