English Standard Version
Nebo, and Baal-meon (their names were changed), and Sibmah. And they gave other names to the cities that they built.
King James Bible
And Nebo, and Baalmeon, (their names being changed,) and Shibmah: and gave other names unto the cities which they builded.
American Standard Version
and Nebo, and Baal-meon, (their names being changed,) and Sibmah: and they gave other names unto the cities which they builded.
And Nabo, and Baalmeon (their names being changed) and Sabama: giving names to the cities which they had built.
English Revised Version
and Nebo, and Baal-meon, (their names being changed,) and Sibmah: and gave other names unto the cities which they builded.
Webster's Bible Translation
And Nebo, and Baal-meon, (their names being changed,) and Shibmah: and gave other names to the cities which they built.
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
The Gadites and Reubenites repeated their promise once more (Numbers 32:25), and added still further (Numbers 32:32): "We will pass over armed before Jehovah into the land of Canaan, and let our inheritance be with us (i.e., remain to us) beyond the Jordan."
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Baal-meon. This town is placed, by Eusebius and Jerome, nine miles from Heshbon, at the foot of mount Abarim.
gave other names of the cities. Heb. they called by names the names of the cities.
And the people of Reuben built Heshbon, Elealeh, Kiriathaim,
Of the sons of Nebo: Jeiel, Mattithiah, Zabad, Zebina, Jaddai, Joel, and Benaiah.
For the fields of Heshbon languish, and the vine of Sibmah; the lords of the nations have struck down its branches, which reached to Jazer and strayed to the desert; its shoots spread abroad and passed over the sea.
Bel bows down; Nebo stoops; their idols are on beasts and livestock; these things you carry are borne as burdens on weary beasts.
Concerning Moab. Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: "Woe to Nebo, for it is laid waste! Kiriathaim is put to shame, it is taken; the fortress is put to shame and broken down;
therefore I will lay open the flank of Moab from the cities, from its cities on its frontier, the glory of the country, Beth-jeshimoth, Baal-meon, and Kiriathaim.
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