Treasury of Scripture
Why it is said in the book of the wars of the LORD, What he did in the Red sea, and in the brooks of Arnon,
in the book
Joshua 10:13 And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves on their enemies...
2 Samuel 1:18 (Also he bade them teach the children of Judah the use of the bow: behold, it is written in the book of Jasher.)
What he did. or, Vaheb in Suphah. The following seems to be the sense of this passage; 'From Vaheb in Suphah, and the torrents of Arnon, even the effusion of the torrents, which goeth down to the dwelling of Ar, and lieth for the boundary of Moab; even from thence to the well; (which is the well of which Jehovah spake unto Moses, Gather the people, and I will give them water. Then sang Israel this song; Spring up, O Well! Answer ye to it. The well, princes digged it; even nobles of the people digged it, by a decree, upon their border;) and from the wilderness (or the well, as in LXX) to Mattanah; and from Mattanah,' The whole of this, from ver.
Numbers 21:14-20 Why it is said in the book of the wars of the LORD, What he did in the Red sea, and in the brooks of Arnon...
, is a fragment from 'the book of the wars of Jehovah,' probably a book of remembrances or directions written by Moses for the use of Joshua, and describes the several boundaries of the land of Moab. This rendering removes every obscurity, and obviates every difficulty.
Strong's ConcordanceWherefore it is said in the book of the wars of the LORD, What he did in the Red sea, and in the brooks of Arnon,
Topical BibleAmon Arnon Book Brooks Ravines Red Says Suphah Vaheb Valley Valleys Wadis Waheb Wars Wherefore
Numbers Chapter 21 Verse 14
Alphabetical: and Arnon Book in is it LORD of ravines said says Suphah That the Therefore wadis Waheb Wars why
OT Law: Numbers 21:14 Therefore it is said in the book (Nu Num.)