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And when king Arad the Canaanite, which dwelt in the south, heard tell that Israel came by the way of the spies; then he fought against Israel, and took some of them prisoners.

The way of the spies

General references

Bible References


Numbers 33:40
And a Canaanite king of Arad, who was dwelling in the South, in the land of Canaan, heard of the coming in of the sons of Israel.
Joshua 12:14
The king of Hormah, one, the king of Arad, one,
Judges 1:16
Now, the sons of the Kenite, father-in-law of Moses, had come up from the city of palm-trees, with the sons of Judah, into the wilderness of Judah, which is in the south of Arad, - so they went and dwelt with the people.

The way of the spies

Numbers 13:21
So they went up, and spied out the land, - from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob at the entering in of Hamath.
Numbers 14:45
So ten the Amalekites and the Canaanites, that dwelt in that mountain, came down, - and smote them and routed them even unto Hormah.


Deuteronomy 2:32
So then Sihon came out to meet us he, and all his people, to give battle at Jahaz.
Joshua 7:5
And the men of Ai smote of them about thirty-six men, and pursued them before the gate as far as the Shebarim, and smote them on the slope, - so that the heart of the people melted and became as water.
Joshua 11:19
There was not a city that made peace with the sons of Israel, save the Hivites dwelling in Gibeon, - the whole, took they in battle.
Psalm 44:3
For, not by their own sword, gat they possession of the land, Nor did, their own arm, win victory for them, - But thine own right hand, and thine own arm, and the light of thy face, Because thou hadst accepted them.

General references

Numbers 20:17
Let us, we pray thee, pass through thy land - we will not pass through field or vineyard, nor will we drink the waters of a well, - by the kings road, will we go - we will turn neither to the right hand nor to the left, until we get through thy boundary.