“For Heshbon was the city of Sihon the king of the Amorites, who had fought against the former king of Moab and taken all his land out of his hand, as far as the Arnon.”
For Heshbon was the city of Sihon the king of the Amorites, (And Israel settled there,
Heshbon H2809, same as H2808: contrivance; intelligence; reason. From H2803: to plait or interpenetrate; to weave or to fabricate; to plot or to contrive; from the mental effort to think; compute; cunning workmen.
City H5892: a place guarded by waking or a watch. From H5782: opening the eyes; to wake.
Sihon H5511: tempestuous; an Amoritish king. From H5477: to wipe away.
King H4428: a royal king. From H4427: to reign; inceptively to ascend the throne; to take counsel.
Amorites H567: prominence; a mountaineer; an emirate one of the Canaanitish tribes. From H559: boast self; challenge; command; speak; answer; tell; call.
“But you are brought down to Sheol, to the far reaches of the pit.”
“And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world—he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.”
“I am counted among those who go down to the pit; I am a man who has no strength, like one set loose among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, like those whom you remember no more, for they are cut off from your hand. You have put me in the depths of the pit, in the regions dark and deep. Your wrath lies heavy upon me, and you overwhelm me with all your waves. Selah”
Who had fought against the former king of Moab
Fought H3898: to feed on; to consume; to battle (as destruction); devour; prevail.
Former H7223: first in place, time, or rank; ancestor; forefather. From H7221: a beginning; same as H7218: the head (as most easily shaken); principal; top.
Moab H4124: from her mother’s father.
“In the shadow of Heshbon fugitives stop without strength, for fire came out from Heshbon, flame from the house of Sihon; it has destroyed the forehead of Moab, the crown of the sons of tumult. Woe to you, O Moab! The people of Chemosh are undone, for your sons have been taken captive, and your daughters into captivity.”
“But I see in my members another law waging war against the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that dwells in my members.”
“One of its heads seemed to have a mortal wound, but its mortal wound was healed, and the whole earth marveled as they followed the beast.”
“And when the thousand years are ended, Satan will be released from his prison and will come out to deceive the nations that are at the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them for battle; their number is like the sand of the sea.”
And taken all his land out of his hand, as far as the Arnon.
“…But woe to you, O earth and sea, for the devil has come down to you in great wrath, because he knows that his time is short!”
“Then I looked, and I heard an eagle crying with a loud voice as it flew directly overhead, ‘Woe, woe, woe to those who dwell on the earth, at the blasts of the other trumpets that the three angels are about to blow!’”
Taken H3947: to take; accept; carry away; win.
“For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am of the flesh, sold under sin.”
Land H776: to be firm; the earth; wilderness; world.
Hand H3027: a hand (the open one, indicating power); be able to; power.
Arnon H769: a brawling stream; From H7442: to creak; shout for joy; sing for triumph.
“And those who dwell on the earth will rejoice over them and make merry and exchange presents, because these two prophets had been a torment to those who dwell on the earth.”