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Numbers 32:37 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the children of Reuben built Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Kiriathaim,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the children of Reuben built Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Kirjathaim,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The sons of Reuben built Heshbon and Elealeh and Kiriathaim,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the children of Reuben built Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Kirjathaim,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— —And the children of Reuben built Heshbon, and Elaleh, and Kirjathaim,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, the sons of Reuben, built Heshbon, and Elealeh,—and Kiriathaim,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the sons of Reuben have build Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Kirjathaim,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But the children of Ruben built Hesebon, and Eleale, and Cariathaim,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the children of Reuben built Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Kiriathaim,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the sons of Reuben{gr.Ruben} built Heshbon{gr.Esebon}, and Eleale, and Kariatham,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the children of Reuven built Cheshbon, and Elaleh, and Qiryathayim,

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the children 1121
{1121} Prime
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of Rvn רְאוּבֵן 7205
{7205} Prime
From the imperative of H7200 and H1121; see ye a son; Reuben, a son of Jacob.
built 1129
{1129} Prime
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
(0853) Complement
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
ebn חֶשׁבּוֹן, 2809
{2809} Prime
The same as H2808; Cheshbon, a place East of the Jordan.
and El`l אֶלעָלֵה, 500
{0500} Prime
From H0410 and H5927; God (is) going up; Elale or Elaleh, a place east of the Jordan.
and Kiryyim קִריָתָיִם, 7156
{7156} Prime
Dual of H7151; double city; Kirjathaim, the name of two places in Palestine.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Numbers 32:35-38

_ _ Atroth, Shophan, and Jaazer, etc. — Jaazer, near a famed fountain, Ain Hazier, the waters of which flow into Wady Schaib, about fifteen miles from Hesbon. Beth-nimrah, now Nimrin; Heshbon, now Hesban; Elealeh (Hebrew, “the high”), now Elaal; Kirjathaim (Hebrew, “the double city”); Nebo, now Neba, near the mountain of that name; Baal-meon, now Myoun, in ruins, where was a temple of Baal (Joshua 13:17; Jeremiah 48:23); Shibmah, or Shebam (Numbers 32:3), near Heshbon, famous for vines (Isaiah 16:9, Isaiah 16:10; Jeremiah 48:32).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 32:28-42.

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Numbers 32:3 Ataroth, and Dibon, and Jazer, and Nimrah, and Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Shebam, and Nebo, and Beon,
Numbers 21:27 Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and prepared:
Isaiah 15:4 And Heshbon shall cry, and Elealeh: their voice shall be heard [even] unto Jahaz: therefore the armed soldiers of Moab shall cry out; his life shall be grievous unto him.

Elealeh is placed, by Eusebius, a mile from Heshbon. It is now called El Aal, "the high," and is situated on a hill.
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