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Map of Old Testament Israel - Jazer
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Jazer Kh. Jazzir. marked boundary of the Ammonites, Num. 21. 24, 32; occupied by tribe of Gad, Num. 32. 1, 3, 35; Josh. 13. 25; Levitical city, Josh. 21. 39; 1 Chr. 26. 31; extreme limit of Moab, Isa. 16. 8; Jer. 48. 32; 1 Macc. 5. 8. Explorations show occupation c. 1200-600 B.C.
Numbers 21:24 -
And Israel smote him with the edge of the sword, and possessed his land from Arnon unto Jabbok, even unto the children of Ammon: for the border of the children of Ammon [was] strong.
Numbers 21:32 - And Moses sent to spy out Jaazer, and they took the villages thereof, and drove out the Amorites that [were] there.
Numbers 32:1 - Now the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had a very great multitude of cattle: and when they saw the land of Jazer, and the land of Gilead, that, behold, the place [was] a place for cattle;
Numbers 32:3 - Ataroth, and Dibon, and Jazer, and Nimrah, and Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Shebam, and Nebo, and Beon,
Numbers 32:35 - And Atroth, Shophan, and Jaazer, and Jogbehah,
Joshua 13:25 - And their coast was Jazer, and all the cities of Gilead, and half the land of the children of Ammon, unto Aroer that [is] before Rabbah;
Joshua 21:39 - Heshbon with her suburbs, Jazer with her suburbs; four cities in all.
1 Chronicles 26:31 - Among the Hebronites [was] Jerijah the chief, [even] among the Hebronites, according to the generations of his fathers. In the fortieth year of the reign of David they were sought for, and there were found among them mighty men of valour at Jazer of Gilead.
Isaiah 16:8 - For the fields of Heshbon languish, [and] the vine of Sibmah: the lords of the heathen have broken down the principal plants thereof, they are come [even] unto Jazer, they wandered [through] the wilderness: her branches are stretched out, they are gone over the sea.
Jeremiah 48:32 - O vine of Sibmah, I will weep for thee with the weeping of Jazer: thy plants are gone over the sea, they reach [even] to the sea of Jazer: the spoiler is fallen upon thy summer fruits and upon thy vintage.
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