Argob (Ahr´gob; Heb., “a mound of earth” or possibly “an area of hills”)

1 A specified region east of the Jordan, either an area within Bashan or simply another name for Bashan. It was identified as the kingdom of Og, containing sixty cities and captured by the Israelites before they crossed the Jordan (Deut 3:4). The territory was given to the half-tribe of Manasseh, whose leader, Jair, renamed it Havvoth-Jair (“settlement of Jair,” Deut 3:13-14). 2 In some ancient Hebrew manuscripts of (2Kgs 15:25), a co-conspirator with Arieh and Pekah in the assassination of King Pekahiah of Samaria.

Deut 3:4

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