Jehovah hardened Sihon

Deuteronomy 2:25

This day I will begin to put your dread and your fear on the face of the peoples under all the heavens, who will hear your fame, and will tremble and writhe because of you.

Deuteronomy 2:26-36

And I sent messengers from the wilderness of Kedemoth to Sihon the king of Heshbon with words of peace, saying,

27 Let me pass on the highway through your land; I will go on the highway; I will not turn aside to the right or the left;

28 you shall sell me food for silver, and I shall eat; and you shall give me water for silver, and I will drink. Only, let me pass through on my feet,

29 as the sons of Esau who live in Seir, and the Moabites who live in Ar, have done to me, until I have crossed over the Jordan, to the land which Jehovah our God is giving to us.

30 And Sihon the king of Heshbon was not willing to let us pass by him, for Jehovah your God had hardened his spirit, and had emboldened his heart, so as to give him into your hand, as it is this day.

31 And Jehovah said to me, See, I have begun to give Sihon and his land before you; begin to possess, in order to possess his land.

32 And Sihon came out to meet us, he and all his people, to battle at Jahaz.

33 And Jehovah our God gave him up before us, and we struck him and his sons, and all his people.

34 And we captured all his cities at that time, and completely destroyed every city, men and women and little ones. We did not leave a survivor.

35 Only, we plundered the cattle for our- selves, and we took the plunder of the cities.

36 From Aroer, which is by the edge of the Arnon River, and the city beside the river, even to Gilead, there was not a city which was too high for us. Jehovah our God delivered all before us

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