1 Then we turned and went up the way to Bashan; and Og king of Bashan came out
against us, he and all his people, to battle at Edrei.
2 And Jehovah said to me, Do not fear him, for I have delivered him and all his people
and his land into your hand; you shall do to him as you did to Sihon king of the Amorites,
who dwelt at Heshbon.
3 So Jehovah our God also delivered into our hands Og king of Bashan, with all his
people, and we struck him until he had no survivors remaining.
4 And we took all his cities at that time; there was not a city which we did not take from
them: sixty cities, all the region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan.
5 All these cities were fortified with high walls, gates, and bars, besides a great many rural
6 And we utterly destroyed them, as we did to Sihon king of Heshbon, utterly destroying
the men, women, and children of every city.
7 And all the livestock and the spoils of the cities we plundered for ourselves.
8 And at that time we took the land from the hand of the two kings of the Amorites who
were beyond the Jordan, from the River Arnon to Mount Hermon
9 (the Sidonians call Hermon Sirion, and the Amorites call it Senir),
10 all the cities of the plain, all Gilead, and all Bashan, as far as Salcah and Edrei, cities of
the kingdom of Og in Bashan.
11 For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of the giants. Behold, his
bedstead was an iron bedstead (Is it not in Rabbah of the children of Ammon.): Nine
cubits its length and four cubits its width, according to the cubit of a man.
12 And this land, which we possessed at that time, from Aroer by the River Arnon, and
half the mountains of Gilead and its cities, I gave to the Reubenites and the Gadites.
13 The rest of Gilead, and all Bashan, the kingdom of Og, I gave to the half-tribe of Manasseh. (All the region of Argob, with all Bashan, was called the land of the giants.
14 Jair the son of Manasseh took all the region of Argob, as far as the border of the
Geshurites and the Maachathites, and called Bashan after his own name, Havoth Jair, to
15 I also gave Gilead to Machir.
16 And to the Reubenites and the Gadites I gave from Gilead as far as the River Arnon,
the middle of the river as the border, as far as the River Jabbok, the border of the children
17 the plain also, with the Jordan as the border, from Chinnereth as far as the east side of
the sea of the plain (the Salt Sea), below the slopes of Pisgah.
18 Then I commanded you at that time, saying: Jehovah your God has given you this land
to possess. All your men of war shall cross over armed before your brethren, the children
19 But your wives, your little ones, and your livestock (I know that you have much
livestock) shall remain in your cities which I have given you,
20 until Jehovah has given rest to your brethren as He has to you, and they also possess
the land which Jehovah your God is giving to them beyond the Jordan. Then each of you
shall return to his possession which I have given to you.
21 And I commanded Joshua at that time, saying, Your eyes have seen all that Jehovah
your God has done to these two kings; so will Jehovah do to all the kingdoms through
which you pass.
22 You shall not fear them, for Jehovah your God Himself fights for you.
23 Then I besought Jehovah at that time, saying:
24 O Lord Jehovah, You have begun to show Your servant Your greatness and Your
mighty hand, for what god is there in the heavens or on earth who can do according to
Your works and Your might?
25 I pray, let me cross over and see the good land beyond the Jordan, those pleasant
mountains, and Lebanon.
26 But Jehovah was angry with me on your account, and would not listen to me. And
Jehovah said to me: Enough from you! Speak no more to Me of this matter.
27 Go up to the top of Pisgah, and lift up your eyes toward the west, the north, the south,
and the east; behold it with your eyes, for you shall not cross over this Jordan.
28 But commission Joshua, and encourage him and make him bold; for he shall go over
before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which you shall see.
29 So we remained in the valley across from Beth Peor.