Joshua 12

1The people of Israel had taken control of the land east of the Jordan River. They had all the land from Arnon Ravine to Mount Hermon and all the land along the eastern side of the Jordan Valley. Here are all of the kings the people of Israel defeated to take this land: 2˻They defeated˼ Sihon, the king of the Amorite people living in the city of Heshbon. He ruled the land from Aroer at the Arnon Ravine to the Jabbok River. His land started in the center of that ravine. This was their border with the Ammonite people. Sihon ruled over half of the land of Gilead. 3He also ruled over the eastern side of Jordan Valley from Lake Galilee to the Dead Sea (Salt Sea). And he ruled from Beth Jeshimoth to the south to the hills of Pisgah. 4˻They also defeated˼ Og, king of Bashan. Og was from the Rephaite people. He ruled the land in Ashtaroth and Edrei. 5Og ruled over Mount Hermon, Salecah, and all of the area of Bashan. His land ended where the people of Geshur and Maacah lived. Og also ruled half of the land of Gilead. This land stopped at the land of Sihon, the king of Heshbon. 6The Lord’s servant Moses and the people of Israel defeated all these kings. And Moses gave that land to the family group of Reuben, the family group of Gad, and half the family group of Manasseh. Moses gave them this land to be their own. 7The people of Israel also defeated kings in the land that was west of the Jordan River. Joshua led the people in this land. Joshua gave the people this land and divided it among the twelve family groups. This was the land that God promised to give to them. This land was between Baal Gad in the Valley of Lebanon and Mount Halak near Seir. 8This included the hill country, the western foothills, the Jordan Valley, the eastern mountains, the desert, and the Negev. This was the land where the Hittite people, the Amorite people, the Canaanite people, the Perizzite people, the Hivite people, and the Jebusite people lived. Here is a list of the kings the people of Israel defeated: 9the king of Jericho 1 the king of Ai near Bethel 1 10the king of Jerusalem 1 the king of Hebron 1 11the king of Jarmuth 1 the king of Lachish 1 12the king of Eglon 1 the king of Gezer 1 13the king of Debir 1 the king of Geder 1 14the king of Hormah 1 the king of Arad 1 15the king of Libnah 1 the king of Adullam 1 16the king of Makkedah 1 the king of Bethel 1 17the king of Tappuah 1 the king of Hepher 1 18the king of Aphek 1 the king of Sharon 1 19the king of Madon 1 the king of Hazor 1 20the king of Shimron Meron 1 the king of Acshaph 1 21the king of Taanach 1 the king of Megiddo 1 22the king of Kedesh 1 the king of Jokneam in Carmel 1 23the king of Dor at Mount Dor 1 the king of Goyim in Gilgal 1 24the king of Tirzah 1 Total number of kings 31.

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