Deuteronomy 2:12
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Horites used to live in Seir, but the descendants of Esau drove them out. They destroyed the Horites from before them and settled in their place, just as Israel did in the land the LORD gave them as their possession.)

King James Bible
The Horims also dwelt in Seir beforetime; but the children of Esau succeeded them, when they had destroyed them from before them, and dwelt in their stead; as Israel did unto the land of his possession, which the LORD gave unto them.

Darby Bible Translation
And in Seir dwelt the Horites in times past; and the children of Esau dispossessed them, and destroyed them from before them, and dwelt in their stead; as Israel did to the land of their possession, which Jehovah gave to them.)

World English Bible
The Horites also lived in Seir before, but the children of Esau succeeded them; and they destroyed them from before them, and lived in their place; as Israel did to the land of his possession, which Yahweh gave to them.)

Young's Literal Translation
And in Seir have the Horim dwelt formerly; and the sons of Esau dispossess them, and destroy them from before them, and dwell in their stead, as Israel hath done to the land of his possession, which Jehovah hath given to them;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The Horims also dwelt in Seir - The whole of this verse was probably added by Joshua or Ezra.

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Deuteronomy 2:22 As he did to the children of Esau, which dwelled in Seir, when he destroyed the Horims from before them; and they succeeded them...

Genesis 14:6 And the Horites in their mount Seir, to Elparan, which is by the wilderness.

Genesis 36:20-30 These are the sons of Seir the Horite, who inhabited the land; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah...

1 Chronicles 1:38-42 And the sons of Seir; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Dishon, and Ezar, and Dishan...

succeeded them. [heb] inherited them.

Genesis 36:31-43 And these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of Israel...

1 Chronicles 1:43-54 Now these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the children of Israel; Bela the son of Beor...

stead. or, room
as Israel did. Israel had, at the time when Moses spake this, conquered Sihon and Og, and taken possession of their countries, as Edom had done to the Horims.

Deuteronomy 2:22,32-37 As he did to the children of Esau, which dwelled in Seir, when he destroyed the Horims from before them; and they succeeded them...

Genesis 36:20 These are the sons of Seir the Horite, who inhabited the land; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah,

Numbers 21:21 And Israel sent messengers to Sihon king of the Amorites, saying,

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A Great Part of South Judea Cut Off under the Second Temple. Jewish Idumean.
The Talmudic girdle ends, as you see, in "Kadesh, Barnea, and Ascalon." Hence it cannot but be observed, that these two places are placed, as it were, in parallel; and whatsoever space lies between Ascalon and the river of Egypt, is excluded,--to wit, fifty-four miles. And one might, indeed, almost see some footsteps of that exclusion under the first Temple, in that very common expression, "From Dan even to Beer-sheba." This country, that was excluded, was something barren. The Talmudists speak thus
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

The Section Chap. I. -iii.
The question which here above all engages our attention, and requires to be answered, is this: Whether that which is reported in these chapters did, or did not, actually and outwardly take place. The history of the inquiries connected with this question is found most fully in Marckius's "Diatribe de uxore fornicationum," Leyden, 1696, reprinted in the Commentary on the Minor Prophets by the same author. The various views may be divided into three classes. 1. It is maintained by very many interpreters,
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
Genesis 14:6
and the Horites in the hill country of Seir, as far as El Paran near the desert.

Genesis 36:20
These were the sons of Seir the Horite, who were living in the region: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah,

Numbers 21:25
Israel captured all the cities of the Amorites and occupied them, including Heshbon and all its surrounding settlements.

Numbers 21:35
So they struck him down, together with his sons and his whole army, leaving them no survivors. And they took possession of his land.

Deuteronomy 2:13
And the LORD said, "Now get up and cross the Zered Valley." So we crossed the valley.

Deuteronomy 2:22
The LORD had done the same for the descendants of Esau, who lived in Seir, when he destroyed the Horites from before them. They drove them out and have lived in their place to this day.

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