12:4 The territory of King Og of Bashan, one of the few remaining Rephaites, 1 who lived 2 in Ashtaroth and Edrei 12:5 and ruled over Mount Hermon, Salecah, all of Bashan to the border of the Geshurites and Maacathites, and half of Gilead as far as the border of King Sihon of Heshbon.
12:6 Moses the Lord’s servant and the Israelites defeated them and Moses the Lord’s servant assigned their land 3 to Reuben, Gad, and the half tribe of Manasseh.
1 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 tn Or perhaps “who reigned.”
3 tn Heb “gave it for a possession.”