Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But Sihon king of Heshbon would not let us pass by him: for the LORD thy God hardened his spirit, and made his heart obstinate, that he might deliver him into thy hand, as appeareth this day.
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Yahweh said to Moses, "When you go back into Egypt, see that you do before Pharaoh all the wonders which I have put in your hand, but I will harden his heart and he will not let the people go.
Moses and Aaron did all these wonders before Pharaoh, and Yahweh hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he didn't let the children of Israel go out of his land.
Sihon would not allow Israel to pass through his border: but Sihon gathered all his people together, and went out against Israel into the wilderness, and came to Jahaz; and he fought against Israel.
There was not a city that made peace with the children of Israel, except the Hivites, the inhabitants of Gibeon. They took all in battle.
But Sihon didn't trust Israel to pass through his border; but Sihon gathered all his people together, and encamped in Jahaz, and fought against Israel.
For the Scripture says to Pharaoh, "For this very purpose I caused you to be raised up, that I might show in you my power, and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth."
Because I knew that you are obstinate, and your neck is an iron sinew, and your brow brass;
Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he didn't listen to them; as Yahweh had spoken.
But Yahweh hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he didn't let the children of Israel go.
but Yahweh has not given you a heart to know, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, to this day.
because God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has he imparted to her understanding.