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Sihon

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

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sı̄´hon ( סיחון , ṣı̄ḥōn ): King of the Amorites, who vainly opposed Israel on their journey from Egypt to Palestine, and who is frequently mentioned in the historical books and in the Psalms because of his prominence and as a warning for those who rise against Yahweh and His people ( Numbers 21:21 , and often; Deuteronomy 1:4; Deuteronomy 31:4; Joshua 2:10; Judges 11:19 , Judges 11:20 , Judges 11:21; 1 Kings 4:19; Nehemiah 9:22; Psalm 135:11; Psalm 136:19; Jeremiah 48:45 ).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Sihon'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​s/sihon.html. 1915.
 
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