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It is a journey of eleven days[a] from Herob by the way of Mount Seir[b] up to Kadesh Barnea.

And it was[c] in the fortieth year, on the eleventh month, on the first day of the month, Moses spoke to the Israelites[d] according to all that Yahweh had instructed him to speak to them. This happened after defeating[e] Sihon king of the Amorites, who was reigning[f] in Heshbon, and Og the king of Bashan, who was reigning[g] in Ashtaroth in Edrei.

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  1. Deuteronomy 1:2 Literally “one and ten days”
  2. Deuteronomy 1:2 Literally “by the mountain of Seir”
  3. Deuteronomy 1:3 Literally “and it happened” or “and then”
  4. Deuteronomy 1:3 Literally “sons/children of Israel”
  5. Deuteronomy 1:4 Literally “after he had struck down”
  6. Deuteronomy 1:4 Or “dwelling,” and in this context “reigning”
  7. Deuteronomy 1:4 Or “dwelling,” and in this context “reigning”