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The Transjordan Tribes

1 The Reubenites and Gadites, who had very large herds and flocks, saw that the lands of Jazer and Gilead were suitable for livestock.

References for Numbers 32:1

2 So they came to Moses and Eleazar the priest and to the leaders of the community, and said,

References for Numbers 32:2

3 “Ataroth, Dibon, Jazer, Nimrah, Heshbon, Elealeh, Sebam, Nebo and Beon—
4 the land the LORD subdued before the people of Israel—are suitable for livestock, and your servants have livestock.

References for Numbers 32:4

5 If we have found favor in your eyes,” they said, “let this land be given to your servants as our possession. Do not make us cross the Jordan.”

References for Numbers 32:5

6 Moses said to the Gadites and Reubenites, “Should your fellow Israelites go to war while you sit here?