1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)
2:3 Ye have gone round this mountain long enough: turn you northward.
2:4 And command the people, saying, Ye are to pass through the border of your brethren the children of Esau, who dwell in Seir; and they will be afraid of you; and ye shall be very guarded:
2:5 attack them not; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as a foot-breadth; for I have given mount Seir as a possession unto Esau.
2:6 Ye shall buy of them food for money, that ye may eat; and water shall ye also buy of them for money, that ye may drink;
2:7 for Jehovah thy God hath blessed thee in all the work of thy hand. He hath known thy walking through this great wilderness: these forty years hath Jehovah thy God been with thee; thou hast lacked nothing.
2:8 And we passed by from our brethren the children of Esau, who dwelt in Seir, by the plain, by Elath, and by Ezion-geber, and we turned and passed by the way of the wilderness of Moab.
2:9 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.
2:10 (The Emim dwelt therein in times past, a people great, and many, and tall as the Anakim.
2:11 They also are reckoned as giants like the Anakim; but the Moabites call them Emim.
2:12 And in Seir dwelt the Horites in times past; and the children of Esau dispossessed them, and destroyed them from before them, and dwelt in their stead; as Israel did to the land of their possession, which Jehovah gave to them.)
2:13 Now rise up, and pass over the torrent Zered. And we passed over the torrent Zered.
2:14 Now the days in which we came from Kadesh-barnea, until we had come over the torrent Zered, were thirty-eight years; until the whole generation of the men of war was consumed from the midst of the camp, as Jehovah had sworn unto them.
2:16 ¶ And it came to pass when all the men of war were consumed, having died off from among the people,
2:18 Thou art to pass this day over the border of Moab, [which is] Ar,
2:19 and come near over against the children of Ammon; thou shalt not distress them nor attack them; for I will not give thee of the land of the children of Ammon a possession; for unto the children of Lot have I given it as a possession.
2:20 (That also is reckoned a land of giants: giants dwelt therein in time past, and the Ammonites call them Zamzummim;
2:22 as he did to the children of Esau, who dwelt in Seir, from before whom he destroyed the Horites; and they dispossessed them, and dwelt in their stead, even to this day.
2:23 And the Avvites who dwelt in the hamlets as far as Gazahthe Caphtorim, who came out of Caphtor, destroyed them, and dwelt in their stead.)
2:24 ¶ Rise up, take your journey, and pass over the river Arnon. Behold, I have given into thy hand Sihon the king of Heshbon, the Amorite, and his land: begin, take possession, and engage with him in battle.
2:25 This day will I begin to put the dread of thee and the fear of thee upon the peoples under the whole heaven; who will hear report of thee, and will tremble, and quake because of thee.
2:26 ¶ And I sent messengers out of the wilderness of Kedemoth unto Sihon the king of Heshbon with words of peace, saying,
2:27 Let me pass through thy land: by the highway alone will I go; I will neither turn to the right hand nor to the left.
2:28 Thou shalt sell me food for money that I may eat; and thou shalt give me water for money that I may drink; I will only pass through on my feet,
2:32 And Sihon came out against us for battle, he and all his people, to Jahaz.
2:34 And we took all his cities at that time, and utterly destroyed every city, men, and women, and little ones: we let none escape.
2:35 Only the cattle we took as booty for ourselves, and the spoil of the cities which we took.
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