New Living Translation
Therefore, the ancient poets wrote this about him: "Come to Heshbon and let it be rebuilt! Let the city of Sihon be restored.
King James Bible
Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and prepared:
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore the poets say, Come to Heshbon; let the city of Sihon be built and established.
World English Bible
Therefore those who speak in proverbs say, "Come to Heshbon. Let the city of Sihon be built and established;
Young's Literal Translation
therefore those using similes say -- 'Enter ye Heshbon, Let the city of Sihon be built and ready,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
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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Heshbon had been the capital of King Sihon of the Amorites. He had defeated a former Moabite king and seized all his land as far as the Arnon River.
A fire flamed forth from Heshbon, a blaze from the city of Sihon. It burned the city of Ar in Moab; it destroyed the rulers of the Arnon heights.
After the wall was finished and I had set up the doors in the gates, the gatekeepers, singers, and Levites were appointed.
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