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The territory of King Og of Bashan, one of the few remaining Rephaites,[a] who lived[b] in Ashtaroth and Edrei and ruled over Mount Hermon, Salecah, all Bashan to the border of the Geshurites and Maacathites, and half of Gilead as far as the border of King Sihon of Heshbon.

Moses the Lord’s servant and the Israelites defeated them and Moses the Lord’s servant assigned their land[c] to Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh.

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  1. Joshua 12:4 tn Heb “from the remnant of the Rephaites.”sn The Rephaites were apparently an extremely tall ethnic group. See Deut 2:10-11, 20; 3:11.
  2. Joshua 12:4 tn Or perhaps “who reigned.”
  3. Joshua 12:6 tn Heb “gave it for a possession.”