Deuteronomy 2:9
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New International Version
Then the LORD said to me, "Do not harass the Moabites or provoke them to war, for I will not give you any part of their land. I have given Ar to the descendants of Lot as a possession."

King James Bible
And the LORD said unto me, Distress not the Moabites, neither contend with them in battle: for I will not give thee of their land for a possession; because I have given Ar unto the children of Lot for a possession.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah said to me, Distress not the Moabites, neither engage with them in battle; for I will not give thee of their land a possession; for unto the children of Lot have I given Ar as a possession.

World English Bible
Yahweh said to me, "Don't bother Moab, neither contend with them in battle; for I will not give you of his land for a possession; because I have given Ar to the children of Lot for a possession."

Young's Literal Translation
and Jehovah saith unto me, Do not distress Moab, nor stir thyself up against them in battle, for I do not give to thee of their land for a possession; for to the sons of Lot I have given Ar for a possession.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The Lord - hath blessed thee, etc. - God had given them much property, and therefore they had no need of plunder; they had gold and silver to buy the provender they needed, and therefore God would not permit them to take any thing by violence.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Distress not the Moabites. or, Use no hostility against Moab.

Numbers 22:4 And Moab said to the elders of Midian, Now shall this company lick up all that are round about us...

Judges 11:17 Then Israel sent messengers to the king of Edom, saying, Let me, I pray you, pass through your land...

2 Chronicles 20:10 And now, behold, the children of Ammon and Moab and mount Seir, whom you would not let Israel invade...

Ar Ar was situated south of the Arnon; and was called by the Greek writers Areopolis, and thought by them to be so named because the inhabitants worshipped [], or Mars. Jerome says that it was destroyed by an earthquake when he was an infant. Curckhardt supposes that the ruins of a small castle called Mehatet el Hadj, may be the site of this ancient city.

Deuteronomy 2:5 Meddle not with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as a foot breadth...

Numbers 21:15,28 And at the stream of the brooks that goes down to the dwelling of Ar, and lies on the border of Moab...

the children

Deuteronomy 2:19 And when you come near over against the children of Ammon, distress them not, nor meddle with them...

Genesis 19:36,37 Thus were both the daughters of Lot with child by their father...

Psalm 83:8 Assur also is joined with them: they have helped the children of Lot. Selah.

Library
A Great Part of South Judea Cut Off under the Second Temple. Jewish Idumean.
The Talmudic girdle ends, as you see, in "Kadesh, Barnea, and Ascalon." Hence it cannot but be observed, that these two places are placed, as it were, in parallel; and whatsoever space lies between Ascalon and the river of Egypt, is excluded,--to wit, fifty-four miles. And one might, indeed, almost see some footsteps of that exclusion under the first Temple, in that very common expression, "From Dan even to Beer-sheba." This country, that was excluded, was something barren. The Talmudists speak thus
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

The Section Chap. I. -iii.
The question which here above all engages our attention, and requires to be answered, is this: Whether that which is reported in these chapters did, or did not, actually and outwardly take place. The history of the inquiries connected with this question is found most fully in Marckius's "Diatribe de uxore fornicationum," Leyden, 1696, reprinted in the Commentary on the Minor Prophets by the same author. The various views may be divided into three classes. 1. It is maintained by very many interpreters,
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
Genesis 19:36
So both of Lot's daughters became pregnant by their father.

Genesis 19:37
The older daughter had a son, and she named him Moab; he is the father of the Moabites of today.

Numbers 21:15
and the slopes of the ravines that lead to the settlement of Ar and lie along the border of Moab."

Numbers 21:28
"Fire went out from Heshbon, a blaze from the city of Sihon. It consumed Ar of Moab, the citizens of Arnon's heights.

Deuteronomy 2:18
"Today you are to pass by the region of Moab at Ar.

Deuteronomy 2:19
When you come to the Ammonites, do not harass them or provoke them to war, for I will not give you possession of any land belonging to the Ammonites. I have given it as a possession to the descendants of Lot."

Deuteronomy 2:29
as the descendants of Esau, who live in Seir, and the Moabites, who live in Ar, did for us--until we cross the Jordan into the land the LORD our God is giving us."

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