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“‘And Israel sent messengers to Sihon king of the Amorites, the king of Heshbon, and Israel said to him, “Please let us pass through your land to my place.” Bible

“And Israel sent messengers to Sihon king of the Amorites.” This event is described in Numbers 21:21-35.

“Heshbon.” The capital city of the Amorites, where Sihon lived.

“let us pass through your land to my place.” In this sentence, Israel is both a lot of people (let ‘us’) and a collective singular, (“my” place).


Commentary for: Judges 11:19