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Numbers 21:1 NIV

Arad Destroyed

1 When the Canaanite king of Arad, who lived in the Negev, heard that Israel was coming along the road to Atharim, he attacked the Israelites and captured some of them.

References for Numbers 21:1

Study tools for Numbers 21:1

  • a 21:2 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them; also in verse 3.
  • b 21:3 - "Hormah" means "destruction" .
  • c 21:4 - Or "the Sea of Reeds"
  • d 21:14 - Septuagint; Hebrew "Waheb"
  • e 21:15 - Or "“I have been given from Suphah and the ravines" / "of the Arnon " 15"to"