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Joshua 12 - The Kings Conquered by Moses, Kings Conquered by Joshua

Now these are the kings of the land, whom the Israelites defeated, whose land they occupied beyond the Jordan toward the east, from the Wadi Arnon to Mount Hermon, with all the Arabah eastward:

2 King Sihon of the Amorites who lived at Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is on the edge of the Wadi Arnon, and from the middle of the valley as far as the river Jabbok, the boundary of the Ammonites, that is, half of Gilead, 3 and the Arabah to the Sea of Chinneroth eastward, and in the direction of Beth-jeshimoth, to the sea of the Arabah, the Dead Sea,[a] southward to the foot of the slopes of Pisgah;

and King Og[b] of Bashan, one of the last of the Rephaim, who lived at Ashtaroth and at Edrei and ruled over Mount Hermon and Salecah and all Bashan to the boundary of the Geshurites and the Maacathites, and over half of Gilead to the boundary of King Sihon of Heshbon.

Moses, the servant of the Lord, and the Israelites defeated them; and Moses the servant of the Lord gave their land for a possession to the Reubenites and the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh.

The Kings Conquered by Joshua

The following are the kings of the land whom Joshua and the Israelites defeated on the west side of the Jordan, from Baal-gad in the valley of Lebanon to Mount Halak, that rises toward Seir (and Joshua gave their land to the tribes of Israel as a possession according to their allotments, in the hill country, in the lowland, in the Arabah, in the slopes, in the wilderness, and in the Negeb, the land of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites):

the king of Jerichoonethe king of Ai, which is next to Bethelone

10 the king of Jerusalemonethe king of Hebronone

11 the king of Jarmuthonethe king of Lachishone

12 the king of Eglononethe king of Gezerone

13 the king of Debironethe king of Gederone

14 the king of Hormahonethe king of Aradone

15 the king of Libnahonethe king of Adullamone

16 the king of Makkedahonethe king of Bethelone

17 the king of Tappuahonethe king of Hepherone

18 the king of Aphekonethe king of Lasharonone

19 the king of Madononethe king of Hazorone

20 the king of Shimron-merononethe king of Achshaphone

21 the king of Taanachonethe king of Megiddoone

22 the king of Kedeshonethe king of Jokneam in Carmelone

23 the king of Dor in Naphath-doronethe king of Goiim in Galilee,[c]one

24 the king of Tirzahone

thirty-one kings in all.


a. Joshua 12:3 Heb Salt Sea

b. Joshua 12:4 Gk: Heb the boundary of King Og

c. Joshua 12:23 Gk: Heb Gilgal

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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