Numbers 21:27
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New American Standard Bible
Therefore those who use proverbs say, "Come to Heshbon! Let it be built! So let the city of Sihon be established.

King James Bible
Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and prepared:

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore the poets say, Come to Heshbon; let the city of Sihon be built and established.

World English Bible
Therefore those who speak in proverbs say, "Come to Heshbon. Let the city of Sihon be built and established;

Young's Literal Translation
therefore those using similes say -- 'Enter ye Heshbon, Let the city of Sihon be built and ready,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

They that speak in proverbs - The original word is almost equivalent to "the poets." The word supplies the title of the Book of Proverbs itself; and is used of the parable proper in Ezekiel 17:2; of the prophecies of Balsam in Numbers 23:7-10; Numbers 24:3-9; etc.; and of a song of triumph over Babylon in Isaiah 14:4.

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The Disciple, -- Master, in These Days Some Learned Men and their Followers Regard Thy...
The Disciple,--Master, in these days some learned men and their followers regard Thy atonement and the redemption by blood as meaningless and futile, and say that Christ was only a great teacher and example for our spiritual life, and that salvation and eternal happiness depend on our own efforts and good deeds. The Master,--1. Never forget that spiritual and religious ideas are connected less with the head than with the heart, which is the temple of God, and when the heart is filled with the presence
Sadhu Sundar Singh—At The Master's Feet

The Lamb of God, the Great Atonement
Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world! G reat and marvellous are the works of the LORD God almighty! We live in the midst of them, and the little impression they make upon us, sufficiently proves our depravity. He is great in the very smallest; and there is not a plant, flower, or insect, but bears the signature of infinite wisdom and power. How sensibly then should we be affected by the consideration of the Whole , if sin had not blinded our understandings, and hardened
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

Cross References
Numbers 21:26
For Heshbon was the city of Sihon, king of the Amorites, who had fought against the former king of Moab and had taken all his land out of his hand, as far as the Arnon.

Numbers 21:28
"For a fire went forth from Heshbon, A flame from the town of Sihon; It devoured Ar of Moab, The dominant heights of the Arnon.

Nehemiah 7:1
Now when the wall was rebuilt and I had set up the doors, and the gatekeepers and the singers and the Levites were appointed,

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