1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)
32:1 ¶ And the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had much cattle, a very great multitude; and they saw the land of Jaazer, and the land of Gilead, and behold, the place was a place for cattle.
32:2 And the children of Gad and the children of Reuben came and spoke to Moses, and to Eleazar the priest, and to the princes of the assembly, saying,
32:3 Ataroth, and Dibon, and Jaazer, and Nimrah, and Heshbon, and Elaleh, and Sebam, and Nebo, and Beon,
32:5 and they said, If we have found favour in thine eyes, let this land be given to thy servants for a possession: bring us not over the Jordan.
32:6 ¶ And Moses said to the children of Gad, and to the children of Reuben, Shall your brethren go to war, and shall *ye* abide here?
32:8 Thus did your fathers, when I sent them from Kadesh-barnea to see the land:
32:11 If the men that came up out of Egypt, from twenty years old and upward, shall see the land that I swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob! for they have not wholly followed me;
32:15 If ye turn away from after him, he will yet again leave them in the wilderness; and ye shall destroy all this people.
32:16 ¶ And they drew near to him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones;
32:17 but we ourselves will go with diligence armed before the children of Israel, until we have brought them to their place; and our little ones shall dwell in the strong cities because of the inhabitants of the land.
32:18 We will not return to our houses, until the children of Israel have inherited each one his inheritance.
32:19 For we will not inherit with them on yonder side the Jordan, and further, because our inheritance is fallen to us on this side the Jordan eastward.
32:24 Build yourselves cities for your little ones, and folds for your flocks, and do that which has gone out of your mouth.
32:25 And the children of Gad and the children of Reuben spoke to Moses, saying, Thy servants will do as my lord commands.
32:26 Our little ones, our wives, our cattle, and all our beasts shall be there in the cities of Gilead;
32:28 So concerning them Moses commanded Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the chief fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel.
32:29 And Moses said unto them, If the children of Gad and the children of Reuben pass with you over the Jordan, every one armed for battle, before Jehovah, and the land be subdued before you, then ye shall give them the land of Gilead for a possession;
32:30 but if they do not pass over with you armed, they shall have possessions among you in the land of Canaan.
32:33 And Moses gave to them, to the children of Gad, and to the children of Reuben, and to half the tribe of Manasseh the son of Joseph, the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, and the kingdom of Og the king of Bashan, the land, according to its cities and territories, the cities of the land round about.
32:34 ¶ And the children of Gad built Dibon, and Ataroth, and Aroer,
32:35 and Atroth-Shophan, and Jaazer, and Jogbebah,
32:36 and Beth-Nimrah, and Beth-haran, strong cities, and sheepfolds.
32:37 And the children of Reuben built Heshbon, and Elaleh, and Kirjathaim,
32:38 and Nebo, and Baal-meon (of which the names were changed), and Sibmah; and they gave other names to the cities that they built.
32:39 And the children of Machir the son of Manasseh went to Gilead, and took it, and they dispossessed the Amorites that were therein.
32:40 And Moses gave Gilead to Machir the son of Manasseh; and he dwelt therein.
32:41 And Jair the son of Manasseh went and took their hamlets, and called them Havoth-Jair.
32:42 And Nobah went and took Kenath, and its dependent villages, and called it Nobah, after his name.
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