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Numbers 21 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:1 - The Kana`ani, the king of `Arad, who lived in the South, heard tell that Yisra'el came by the way of Atarim; and he fought against Yisra'el, and took some of them captive.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:2 - Yisra'el vowed a vow to the LORD, and said, If you will indeed deliver this people into my hand, then I will utterly destroy their cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:3 - The LORD listened to the voice of Yisra'el, and delivered up the Kana`anim; and they utterly destroyed them and their cities: and the name of the place was called Hormah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:4 - They traveled from Mount Hor by the way to the Sea of Suf, to compass the land of Edom: and the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:5 - The people spoke against God, and against Moshe, Why have you brought us up out of Mitzrayim to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, and there is no water; and our soul loathes this light bread.

The Bronze Serpent

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:6 - The LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and much people of Yisra'el died.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:7 - The people came to Moshe, and said, We have sinned, because we have spoken against the LORD, and against you; pray to the LORD, that he take away the serpents from us. Moshe prayed for the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:8 - The LORD said to Moshe, Make you a fiery serpent, and set it on a standard: and it shall happen, that everyone who is bitten, when he sees it, shall live.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:9 - Moshe made a serpent of brass, and set it on the standard: and it happened, that if a serpent had bitten any man, when he looked to the serpent of brass, he lived.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:10 - The children of Yisra'el traveled, and encamped in Ovot.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:11 - They traveled from Ovot, and encamped at `Iye-Avarim, in the wilderness which is before Mo'av, toward the sunrise.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:12 - From there they traveled, and encamped in the valley of Zered.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:13 - From there they traveled, and encamped on the other side of the Arnon, which is in the wilderness, that comes out of the border of the Amori: for the Arnon is the border of Mo'av, between Mo'av and the Amori.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:14 - Therefore it is said in the book of the Wars of the LORD, Vahev in Sufah, The valleys of the Arnon,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:15 - The slope of the valleys That inclines toward the dwelling of `Ar, Leans on the border of Mo'av.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:16 - From there they traveled to Be'er: that is the well whereof the LORD said to Moshe, Gather the people together, and I will give them water.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:17 - Then sang Yisra'el this song: Spring up, well; sing you to it:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:18 - The well, which the princes dug, Which the nobles of the people dug, With the scepter, and with their poles. From the wilderness they traveled to Mattanah;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:19 - and from Mattanah to Nachali'el; and from Nachali'el to Bamot;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:20 - and from Bamot to the valley that is in the field of Mo'av, to the top of Pisgah, which looks down on the desert.

Two Victories

(Deu 2:26–37 )
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:21 - Yisra'el sent messengers to Sichon king of the Amori, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:22 - Let me pass through your land: we will not turn aside into field, or into vineyard; we will not drink of the water of the wells: we will go by the king's highway, until we have passed your border.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:23 - Sichon would not allow Yisra'el to pass through his border: but Sichon gathered all his people together, and went out against Yisra'el into the wilderness, and came to Yahatz; and he fought against Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:24 - Yisra'el struck him with the edge of the sword, and possessed his land from the Arnon to the Yabbok, even to the children of `Ammon; for the border of the children of `Ammon was strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:25 - Yisra'el took all these cities: and Yisra'el lived in all the cities of the Amori, in Heshbon, and in all the towns of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:26 - For Heshbon was the city of Sichon the king of the Amori, who had fought against the former king of Mo'av, and taken all his land out of his hand, even to the Arnon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:27 - Therefore those who speak in proverbs say, Come you to Heshbon; Let the city of Sichon be built and established:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:28 - For a fire is gone out of Heshbon, A flame from the city of Sichon: It has devoured `Ar of Mo'av, The lords of the high places of the Arnon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:29 - Woe to you, Mo'av! You are undone, people of Kemosh: He has given his sons as fugitives, His daughters into captivity, To Sichon king of the Amori.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:30 - We have shot at them; Heshbon is perished even to Divon, We have laid waste even to Nofach, Which reaches to Medeva.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:31 - Thus Yisra'el lived in the land of the Amori.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:32 - Moshe sent to spy out Ya`zer; and they took the towns of it, and drove out the Amori who were there.
(Deu 3:1–22 )
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:33 - They turned and went up by the way of Bashan: and `Og the king of Bashan went out against them, he and all his people, to battle at Edre`i.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:34 - The LORD said to Moshe, Don't fear him: for I have delivered him into your hand, and all his people, and his land; and you shall do to him as you did to Sichon king of the Amori, who lived at Heshbon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:35 - So they struck him, and his sons and all his people, until there was none left him remaining: and they possessed his land.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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