Numbers 21:27

“Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and prepared:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore they that speake in prouerbes, say, Come into Heshbon: let the citie of Sihon bee built and prepared.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore those who use proverbs say, "Come to Heshbon! Let it be built! So let the city of Sihon be established.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come ye to Heshbon; Let the city of Sihon be built and established:
- American Standard Version (1901)

So the makers of wise sayings say, Come to Heshbon, building up the town of Sihon and making it strong:
- Basic English Bible

Therefore the poets say, Come to Heshbon; let the city of Sihon be built and established.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and prepared.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore those who speak in proverbs say, "Come to Heshbon. Let the city of Sihon be built and established;
- World English Bible

therefore those using similes say -- `Enter ye Heshbon, Let the city of Sihon be built and ready,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Wherefore they that speak in parables say: Come ye to Heshbon! let the city of Sihon be built and established!
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 21:27


21:27 In proverbs - The poets or other ingenious persons, of the Amorites or Canaanites, who made this following song of triumph over the vanquished Moabites: which is here brought in, as a proof that this was now Sihon's land, and as an evidence of the just judgment of God in spoiling the spoilers, and subduing those who insulted over their conquered enemies. Come into Heshbon - These are the words either of Sihon speaking to his people, or of the people exhorting one another to come and possess the city which they had taken. Of Sihon - That which once was the royal city of the king of Moab, but now is the city of Sihon.


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