Deuteronomy 3

Moses, following God’s order, continues his battle march North, and encounters King Og, of Bashan. Moses  and his army swiftly slaughters every person (including women and children) in over 60 towns, plundering and destroying them. The remainder of the chapter is a detailed accounting of how the seized property was assigned to various tribes. At the end is a quick prayer of praise from Moses, but God is angry with him and doesn’t listen. (Interesting note: The people of Bashan were apparently giants, as King Og was buried in a coffin 6 feet wide and 14 feet long.)


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