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Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is on the edge of the valley of the Arnon, both the middle of the valley and half of Gilead, even as far as the brook Jabbok, the border of the sons of Ammon;

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Verse part Definition: Part of speech: Strong's: Hebrew: Transliteration:
Sihon a king of the Amorites Noun H5511 סִיחֹון֙ si·cho·vn
king king Noun H4428 מֶ֣לֶךְ me·lech
of the Amorites, perhaps "mountain dwellers," a Canaanite tribe Noun H567 הָאֱמֹרִ֔י ha·'e·mo·ri,
who lived to sit, remain, dwell Verb H3427 הַיֹּושֵׁ֖ב hai·yo·v·shev
in Heshbon, a place E. of the Jordan Noun H2809 בְּחֶשְׁבֹּ֑ון be·chesh·bo·vn;
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[and] ruled to rule, have dominion, reign Verb H4910 מֹשֵׁ֡ל mo·shel
from Aroer, three cities in Isr. Noun H6177 מֵעֲרֹועֵ֡ר me·'a·ro·v·'er
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which who, which, that Particle H834 אֲשֶׁר֩ a·sher
is on the edge lip, speech, edge Noun H8193 שְׂפַת־ se·fat-
of the valley torrent, torrent-valley, wadi Noun H5158 נַ֨חַל na·chal
of the Arnon, "a roaring stream," a wadi and stream in Moab Noun H769 אַרְנֹ֜ון ar·no·vn
both the middle midst Noun H8432 וְתֹ֤וךְ ve·to·vch
of the valley torrent, torrent-valley, wadi Noun H5158 הַנַּ֙חַל֙ han·na·chal
and half half Noun H2677 וַחֲצִ֣י va·cha·tzi
of Gilead, a region in Pal., also the name of several Isr. Noun H1568 הַגִּלְעָ֔ד hag·gil·'ad,
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even as far as far as, even to, up to, until, while Prepostion H5704 וְעַד֙ ve·'ad
as the brook torrent, torrent-valley, wadi Noun H5158 הַנַּ֔חַל han·na·chal,
Jabbok, a river E. of the Jordan Noun H2999 יַבֹּ֣ק yab·bok
the border border, boundary, territory Noun H1366 גְּב֖וּל ge·vul
of the sons son Noun H1121 בְּנֵ֥י be·nei
of Ammon; a people living E. of the Jordan Noun H5983 עַמֹּֽון׃ am·mo·vn.
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Ammon

AMMON; AMMONITESam'-on, am'-on-its (`ammon; `ammonim):The Hebrew tradition makes this tribe descendants of Lot and hence related to the Israelites (Genesis 19:38). This is reflected in the name usually employed in Old Testament to designate them, Ben `Ammi, Bene `Ammon, "son of my people," "children of my people," i.e. relatives. Hence we find that the Israe... View Details

Arnon (Arnon River)

ARNONar'-non ('arnon; Arnon): Is first mentioned in Numbers 21:24 as the border between Moab and the Amorites. "The valleys of Arnon" in the next verse undoubtedly indicate the numerous wadies contributary to the main stream. It formed the southern boundary of the land assigned to Reuben (Deuteronomy 3:12). The city of Aroer stood on the northern edge of the... View Details

Aroer

AROERa-ro'-er (`aro'er; Aroer):(1) A city of the Amorites which stood on the northern edge of the Arnon (Deuteronomy 2:36, etc.). Taken by Israel, it shared the vicissitudes of the country north of the river, and when last named (Jeremiah 48:19) is again in the hands of Moab. It is one of the cities which Mesha claims to have built, i.e. fortified. It was wi... View Details

Gilead

GILEAD (1)gil'-e-ad (ha-gil`adh, "the Gilead"): The name is explained in Genesis 31:46, 51, as derived from Hebrew gal, "a cairn," and `edh, "witness," agreeing in meaning with the Aramaic yegharsahadhutha'. The Arabic jilead means "rough," "rugged."(1) A city named in Hosea 6:8; Hosea 12:11, possibly to be identified with Gilead near to Mizpah (Judges 10:17... View Details

Heshbon

HESHBONhesh'-bon (cheshbon; Hesebon): The royal city of Sihon king of the Amorites, taken and occupied by the Israelites under Moses (Numbers 21:25, etc.). It lay on the southern border of Gad (Joshua 13:26), and was one of the cities fortified by Reuben (Numbers 32:37). It is reckoned among the cities of Gad given to the Merarite Levites (Joshua 21:39). In... View Details

Jabbok River

JABBOKjab'-ok (yabboq, "luxuriant river"): A stream in Eastern Palestine first named in the history of Jacob, as crossed by the patriarch on his return from Paddan-aram, after leaving Mahanaim (Genesis 32:22). On the bank of this river he had his strange conflict with an unknown antagonist. The Jabbok was the northern boundary of the territory of Sihon the A... View Details

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New American Standard Bible Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is on the edge of the valley of the Arnon, both the middle of the valley and half of Gilead, even as far as the brook Jabbok, the border of the sons of Ammon;
King James Bible Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived dwelt in Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is on upon the edge bank of the valley of the river Arnon, both and from the middle of the valley river, and from half of Gilead, even as far as unto the brook river Jabbok, which is the border of the sons children of Ammon;
Hebrew Greek English Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is on the edge of the valley of the Arnon, both the middle of the valley and half of Gilead, even as far as the brook Jabbok, the border of the sons of Ammon;