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

4At that time we captured all his towns; there was no citadel that we did not take from them—sixty towns, the whole region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan ... View more

Deut 3:13-14

13and I gave to the half-tribe of Manasseh the rest of Gilead and all of Bashan, Og's kingdom. (The whole region of Argob: all that portion of Bashan used to be ... View more

2Kgs 15:25

25Pekah son of Remaliah, his captain, conspired against him with fifty of the Gileadites, and attacked him in Samaria, in the citadel of the palace along with A ... View more

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