Joshua 12
International Standard Version

Kingdoms Conquered by Israel

1This is a list of the kings who ruled the land that the Israelis conquered, and whose territories they took on the other side of the Jordan River toward the east, from the Arnon River to Mount Hermon, along with the entire eastern Jordan plain.a 2Sihon king of the Amorites lived in Heshbon and ruled from Aroer, which is located on the edge of the Arnon Riverb from the middle of the valley, including half of Gilead as far as Wadic Jabbok, the border of the Ammonites, 3and toward the Arabah as far as the Sea of Galileed to the east, as far as the Arabah Sea (that is, the Dead Sea) to the east as one travels in the directione of Beth-jeshimoth, and to the south as far as the foothills of Pisgah.f 4The territory of Og king of Bashan was conquered. He wasg one of the last of the Rephaim,h and lived at Ashtaroth and Edrei, 5ruling over Mount Hermon, Salecah, and all of Bashan as far as the border of the descendants of Geshur, the descendants of Maacath, and half of Gilead to the border of Sihon king of Heshbon.

6Moses, the servant of the LORD, and the Israelis defeated them. Then Moses, the servant of the LORD, gave it to the descendants of Reuben, the descendants of Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh as their inheritance.i 7This is a list of the kings of the land whom Joshua and the Israelis defeated beyond the Jordan River toward the west, from Baal-gad in the Lebanon valley as far as Mount Halak, which rises in the direction of Seir. Joshua gave it to Israel, distributing it according to their tribal divisions as their inheritance, 8in the mountain regions, in the Arabah, on the foothills, in the wilderness, in the Negev;j that is, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites:

9The king of Jericho: 1

The king of Ai, which is near Bethel: 1

10The king of Jerusalem: 1

The king of Hebron: 1

11The king of Jarmuth: 1

The king of Lachish: 1

12The king of Eglon: 1

The king of Gezer: 1

13The king of Debir: 1

The king of Geder: 1

14The king of Hormah: 1

The king of Arad: 1

15The king of Libnah: 1

The king of Adullam: 1

16The king of Makkedah: 1

The king of Bethel: 1

17The king of Tappuach: 1

The king of Hepher: 1

18The king of Aphek: 1

The king of Lasharon: 1

19The king of Madon: 1

The king of Hazor: 1

20The king of Shimron-meron: 1

The king of Achshaph: 1

21The king of Taanach: 1

The king of Megiddo: 1

22The king of Kedesh: 1

The king of Jokneam in Carmel: 1

23The king of Dor in the Dor heights: 1

The king of variousk gentiles in Gilgal:l 1

24The king of Tirzah: 1

Total number of all kings: 31

a 12:1 Lit. Arabah
b 12:2 The Heb. lacks River
c 12:2 i.e. a seasonal stream or river that channels water during rain seasons but is dry at other times
d 12:3 Lit. Chinnereth
e 12:3 Lit. east in the road
f 12:3 Lit. Ashdoth-pisgah; perhaps including Mount Nebo
g 12:4 The Heb. lacks was conquered. He was
h 12:4 i.e. a race of giants that formerly populated Canaan; cf. Num 13:22, 33
i 12:6 Or possession
j 12:8 i.e. the southern regions of the Sinai peninsula; cf. Josh 10:40
k 12:23 The Heb. lacks various
l 12:23 So MT; LXX reads of Goyim in Galilee

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