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man that is armed to battle, before the Lord, and the land shall be subdued before you, then ye shall give them the land of Gilead for a possession; 30but if they will not pass over with you armed, they shall have possessions among you in the land of Canaan.' 31And the children of Gad and the children of Reuben answered, saying: 'As the Lord hath said unto thy servants, so will we do. 32We will pass over armed before the Lord into the land of Canaan, and the possession of our inheritance shall remain with us beyond the Jordan.'

33And Moses gave unto them, even to the children of Gad, and to the children of Reuben, and unto the half-tribe of Manasseh the son of Joseph, the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, and the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, the land, according to the cities thereof with their borders, even the cities of the land round about. 34And the children of Gad built Dibon, and Ataroth, and Aroer; 35and Atrothshophan, and Jazer, and Jogbehah; 36and Beth-nimrah, and Beth-haran; fortified cities, and folds for sheep. 37And the children of Reuben built Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Kiriathaim; 38and Nebo, and Baal-meon—their names being changed—and Sibmah; and gave their names unto the cities which they builded. 39And the children of Machir the son of Manasseh went to Gilead, and took it, and dispossessed the Amorites that were therein. 40And Moses gave Gilead unto Machir the son of Manasseh; and he dwelt therein. 41And Jair the son of Manasseh went and took the villages thereof, and called them [1]Havvoth-jair. 42And Nobah went and took Kenath, and the villages thereof, and called it Nobah, after his own name.


33These are the stages of the children of Israel, by which they went forth out of the land of Egypt by their hosts under the hand of Moses and Aaron. 2And Moses wrote their goings forth, stage by stage, by the commandment of the Lord; and these are their stages at their goings forth. 3And they journeyed from Rameses in the first month, on the fifteenth day of the first month; on the morrow after the passover the children of Israel went out with a high hand in the sight of all the Egyptians, 4while the Egyptians were burying them that the Lord had smitten among them, even all their first-born; upon their gods also the Lord executed judgments. 5And the children of Israel journeyed from Rameses, and pitched in Succoth. 6And they journeyed from Succoth, and pitched in Etham, which is in the edge of the wilderness. 7And they journeyed from Etham, and turned back unto Pi-hahiroth, which is before Baal-zephon; and they pitched before Migdol. 8And they journeyed from Penehahiroth, and passed through the midst of the sea into the wilderness; and they went three days' journey in the wilderness of Etham, and pitched in Marah. 9And they journeyed from Marah, and came unto Elim; and in Elim were twelve springs of water, and threescore and ten palm-trees; and they pitched there. 10And they journeyed from Elim, and pitched by the Red Sea. 11And they journeyed from the Red Sea, and pitched in the wilderness of Sin. 12And they journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, and pitched in Dophkah. 13And they journeyed from Dophkah, and pitched in Alush. 14And they journeyed from

  1. That is, The villages of Jair.