30 “But we have overthrown them;
    Heshbon’s dominion has been destroyed all the way to Dibon.(A)
We have demolished them as far as Nophah,
    which extends to Medeba.(B)

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“Ataroth,(A) Dibon,(B) Jazer,(C) Nimrah,(D) Heshbon,(E) Elealeh,(F) Sebam,(G) Nebo(H) and Beon(I)

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This was after he had defeated Sihon(A) king of the Amorites,(B) who reigned in Heshbon,(C) and at Edrei had defeated Og(D) king of Bashan, who reigned in Ashtaroth.(E)

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When you reached this place, Sihon(A) king of Heshbon(B) and Og king of Bashan came out to fight against us, but we defeated them.(C)

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10 and all that he did to the two kings of the Amorites east of the Jordan—Sihon king of Heshbon,(A) and Og king of Bashan,(B) who reigned in Ashtaroth.(C)

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Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon.(A)

He ruled from Aroer(B) on the rim of the Arnon Gorge—from the middle of the gorge—to the Jabbok River,(C) which is the border of the Ammonites.(D) This included half of Gilead.(E)

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Heshbon(A) and Elealeh(B) cry out,
    their voices are heard all the way to Jahaz.(C)
Therefore the armed men of Moab cry out,
    and their hearts are faint.

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The fields of Heshbon(A) wither,(B)
    the vines of Sibmah(C) also.
The rulers of the nations
    have trampled down the choicest vines,(D)
which once reached Jazer(E)
    and spread toward the desert.
Their shoots spread out(F)
    and went as far as the sea.[a](G)

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  1. Isaiah 16:8 Probably the Dead Sea
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Moab will be praised(A) no more;
    in Heshbon[a](B) people will plot her downfall:
    ‘Come, let us put an end to that nation.’(C)
You, the people of Madmen,[b] will also be silenced;
    the sword will pursue you.

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  1. Jeremiah 48:2 The Hebrew for Heshbon sounds like the Hebrew for plot.
  2. Jeremiah 48:2 The name of the Moabite town Madmen sounds like the Hebrew for be silenced.
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34 “The sound of their cry rises
    from Heshbon(A) to Elealeh(B) and Jahaz,(C)
from Zoar(D) as far as Horonaim(E) and Eglath Shelishiyah,
    for even the waters of Nimrim are dried up.(F)

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