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Joshua 12 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Kings Defeated East of the Jordan
(cf. Num 21:21–35 )
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:1 - These are the kings east of the Jordan River who had been killed by the Israelites and whose land was taken. Their territory extended from the Arnon Gorge to Mount Hermon and included all the land east of the Jordan Valley.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:2 - King Sihon of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon, was defeated. His kingdom included Aroer, on the edge of the Arnon Gorge, and extended from the middle of the Arnon Gorge to the Jabbok River, which serves as a border for the Ammonites. This territory included the southern half of the territory of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:3 - Sihon also controlled the Jordan Valley and regions to the east—from as far north as the Sea of Galilee to as far south as the Dead Sea,[fn] including the road to Beth-jeshimoth and southward to the slopes of Pisgah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:4 - King Og of Bashan, the last of the Rephaites, lived at Ashtaroth and Edrei.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:5 - He ruled a territory stretching from Mount Hermon to Salecah in the north and to all of Bashan in the east, and westward to the borders of the kingdoms of Geshur and Maacah. This territory included the northern half of Gilead, as far as the boundary of King Sihon of Heshbon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:6 - Moses, the servant of the LORD, and the Israelites had destroyed the people of King Sihon and King Og. And Moses gave their land as a possession to the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh.
Kings Defeated West of the Jordan
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:7 - The following is a list of the kings that Joshua and the Israelite armies defeated on the west side of the Jordan, from Baal-gad in the valley of Lebanon to Mount Halak, which leads up to Seir. (Joshua gave this land to the tribes of Israel as their possession,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:8 - including the hill country, the western foothills,[fn] the Jordan Valley, the mountain slopes, the Judean wilderness, and the Negev. The people who lived in this region were the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites.) These are the kings Israel defeated:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:9 - The king of Jericho
The king of Ai, near Bethel
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:10 - The king of Jerusalem
The king of Hebron
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:11 - The king of Jarmuth
The king of Lachish
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:12 - The king of Eglon
The king of Gezer
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:13 - The king of Debir
The king of Geder
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:14 - The king of Hormah
The king of Arad
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:15 - The king of Libnah
The king of Adullam
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:16 - The king of Makkedah
The king of Bethel
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:17 - The king of Tappuah
The king of Hepher
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:18 - The king of Aphek
The king of Lasharon
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:19 - The king of Madon
The king of Hazor
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:20 - The king of Shimron-meron
The king of Acshaph
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:21 - The king of Taanach
The king of Megiddo
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:22 - The king of Kedesh
The king of Jokneam in Carmel
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:23 - The king of Dor in the town of Naphoth-dor[fn]
The king of Goyim in Gilgal[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:24 - The king of Tirzah. In all, thirty-one kings were defeated.
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew the Arabah; also in 12:3, 8.
Hebrew from the Sea of Kinnereth to the Sea of the Arabah, which is the Salt Sea.
Hebrew the Shephelah.
Hebrew Naphath-dor, a variant spelling of Naphoth-dor.
Greek version reads Goyim in Galilee.

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