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 ) .