SEV Biblia, Chapter 32:3 Atarot, y Dibón, y Jazer, y Nimra, y Hesbón, y Eleale, y Sebam, y Nebo, y Beón,
Clarke's Bible Commentary - Numbers 32:3 Verse 3. Ataroth, and Dibon, &c.] The places mentioned here belonged to Sihon, king of the Amorites, and Og, king of Bashan, which being conquered by the Israelites, constituted ever after a part of their territories, ver. 33.
John Gill's Bible Commentary Ver. 3. Ataroth, Dibon, and Jazer , etc.] These were places which belonged to the Amorites, and were taken from Sihon, their king: of Ataroth we read nowhere else but in this chapter; of Dibon (see Isaiah 15:2), Jazer was a city, from whence the land about it had its name; it is the same with Jaazer, ( Numbers 21:32) and stood about fifteen miles from Heshbon f462 , the capital city of the kingdom of Sihon: and Nimrah, and Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Shebam, and Nebo, and Beon ; these were all places in the same country; of Heshbon see ( Numbers 21:25,26 Isaiah 15:4), Nimrah is the same with Bethnimrah, ( Numbers 32:36) and sometimes called Nimrim, famous for its water, ( Isaiah 15:6). Jerom says the name of it in his time was Benamerium, and lay to the north of Zoar; Elealeh, according to the same writer was but a mile from Heshbon, of which (see Isaiah 15:4).
Shebam is the same with Shibmah, ( Numbers 32:36), and seems to be a place famous for vines, ( Isaiah 16:8 Jeremiah 48:32); it is thought to be the same with the Seba of Ptolemy f465 , and according to Jerom f466 , there were scarce five hundred paces between this place and Heshbon; Nebo, the Targums of Onkelos and Jonathan call the grave of Moses, because on a mountain of this name Moses died, and where it is supposed he was buried; but it is certain he was buried not on a mountain, but in a valley, ( Deuteronomy 34:6), this perhaps had its name from the mountain near which it was, and of which (see Isaiah 15:2). Beon is the same that is called Baalmeon, ( Numbers 32:38) and Bethbaalmeon, ( Joshua 13:17), where was very probably a temple of Baal; it was about nine miles from Heshbon f467 .
Matthew Henry Commentary Verses 1-5 - Here is a proposal made by the Reubenites and Gadites, that the lan lately conquered might be allotted to them. Two things common in the world might lead these tribes to make this choice; the lust of the eye and the pride of life. There was much amiss in the principle they wen upon; they consulted their own private convenience more than the publi good. Thus to the present time, many seek their own things more tha the things of Jesus Christ; and are led by worldly interests an advantages to take up short of the heavenly Canaan.
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