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Joshua 12:1-24

12  And these are the kings of the country, whom the sons of Israel defeated and took possession of their country, on the east side of the Jordan, from Arnon Arroyo to Mount Hermon and all the eastern Rift Valley: 2  King Sihon of the Amorites, whose capital was Heshbon, ruler from ʽAroʽer on the brink of Arnon Arroyo, and the middle of the arroyo, and half Gilead, to Jabbok Arroyo, the boundary of the Bene-ʽAmmon, 3*  and the Rift Valley to the eastern shore of the Sea of Kinneroth and to the eastern shore of the Dead Sea, the Salt Sea, on the way to Beth-ha-Jeshimoth, and to the south under the steeps of the Pisgah. 4  And King ʽOg of the Bashan, one of the remnant of the ogres, whose capitals were ʽAshtaroth and Edreʽi, 5  and ruler in Mount Hermon and in Salcah and in all the Bashan to the boundary of the Geshurites and the Maʽacathites, and half Gilead, bordering on King Sihon of Heshbon. 6  Jehovah’s servant Moses and the sons of Israel defeated them, and Moses gave it to the Reubenites and the Gadites and half the tribe of Manasseh as their possession. 7*  And these are the kings of the country that Joshuaʽ and the sons of Israel conquered on the west side of the Jordan, from Baal-Gad in the Lebanon Plain to Bald Mountain that goes up to Seʽir, and Joshuaʽ gave it to the tribes of Israel as a possession according to their divisions: 8  in the highland and the lowland and the Rift Valley and the steeps and the wilderness and the South, the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivvites, and the Jebusites: 9  the king of Jericho, one; the king of the Ghai beside Bethel, one; 10  the king of Jerusalem, one; the king of Hebron, one; 11  the king of Jarmuth, one; the king of Lakish, one; 12  the king of ʽEglon, one; the king of Gezer, one; 13  the king of Debir, one; the king of Geder, one; 14  the king of Hormah, one; the king of ʽArad, one; 15  the king of Libnah, one; the king of ʽAdullam, one; 16  the king of Makkedah, one; the king of Bethel, one; 17  the king of Tappuah, one; the king of Hepher, one; 18*  the king of Aphek in the Sharon, one; 19  the king of Madon, one; the king of Hasor, one; 20  the king of Shimron-Meron, one; the king of Acshaph, one; 21  the king of Taʽanac, one; the king of Megiddo, one; 22  the king of Kedesh, one; the king of Jokneʽam in Carmel, one; 23  the king of Dor in Naphoth-Dor, one; the king of nations in the mark, one; 24*  the king of Tirsah, one; total, thirty-one kings.

Footnotes

12:3-4 Var. Pisgah as border. king ʽOg
12:7 Or Smooth Mountain
12:18-20 Ancient copies vary as to these names
12:24 Var. twenty-nine