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Deuteronomy 3:1

Defeat of Og King of Bashan

1 Next we turned and went up along the road toward Bashan, and Og king of Bashan with his whole army marched out to meet us in battle at Edrei.

Read Deuteronomy 3:1 Using Other Translations

Then we turned, and went up the way to Bashan: and Og the king of Bashan came out against us, he and all his people, to battle at Edrei.
"Then we turned and went up the way to Bashan. And Og the king of Bashan came out against us, he and all his people, to battle at Edrei.
“Next we turned and headed for the land of Bashan, where King Og and his entire army attacked us at Edrei.

What does Deuteronomy 3:1 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Deuteronomy 3:1

Then we turned and went up the way to Bashan
Which seems to have been higher than the kingdom of Sihon: this was a fine country for pasturage, for the breeding of cattle, larger and lesser, and was famous for its oaks: it is the same country which in Josephus and others goes by the name of Batanea:

and Og the king of Bashan came out against us;
got his forces together, and came out from Ashteroth, the royal city where he dwelt:

he and all his people, to battle at Edrei;
another city in his kingdom, about six miles from the former; see ( Deuteronomy 1:4 ) ( Numbers 21:33 ) .

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