New International Version
Getting the Ammonites and Amalekites to join him, Eglon came and attacked Israel, and they took possession of the City of Palms.
King James Bible
And he gathered unto him the children of Ammon and Amalek, and went and smote Israel, and possessed the city of palm trees.
Darby Bible Translation
And he gathered to him the children of Ammon and Amalek and went and smote Israel, and they took possession of the city of palm-trees.
World English Bible
He gathered to him the children of Ammon and Amalek; and he went and struck Israel, and they possessed the city of palm trees.
Young's Literal Translation
and he gathereth unto him the Bene-Ammon and Amalek, and goeth and smiteth Israel, and they possess the city of palms;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The city of palm trees - This the Targum renders the city of Jericho; but Jericho had been destroyed by Joshua, and certainly was not rebuilt till the reign of Ahab, long after this, 1 Kings 16:34. However, as Jericho is expressly called the city of palm trees, Deuteronomy 34:3, the city in question must have been in the vicinity or plain of Jericho, and the king of Moab had seized it as a frontier town contiguous to his own estates. Calmet supposes that the city of palm trees means En-gaddi.
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the Negev and the whole region from the Valley of Jericho, the City of Palms, as far as Zoar.
The descendants of Moses' father-in-law, the Kenite, went up from the City of Palms with the people of Judah to live among the inhabitants of the Desert of Judah in the Negev near Arad.
The Israelites were subject to Eglon king of Moab for eighteen years.
The LORD replied, "When the Egyptians, the Amorites, the Ammonites, the Philistines,
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