„We are more than Conquerors.“
About this time happened the defeat of Sihon and Og. Moses thus narrated the matter to the people in his discourse.
Nothing could be more fair or friendly than this request, and Sihon had good evidence that Israel would act in good faith, for though some of the Edomites and Moabites had refused the nation a passage, yet others had granted it, and had suffered no injury, therefore Sihon might have rested sure that Israel would do him no harm.
When men are mad with sin they only need leaving to themselves, and they are hardened at once, and being hardened they become their own executioners.
God thus swept away guilty nations, whose sins he could no longer endure. How gracious is he to our sinful isle!
Deuteronomy 2:36, 37
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