Og (Ahg)

The king of Bashan whose territory lay north of the river Jabbok. He was defeated by the Israelites at Edrei before they crossed the Jordan River to enter the land of Canaan (Num 21:33-35; Deut 1:4; Deut 3:1-13). Israelite tradition identifies him as the last remnant of the Rephaim, a race of giants who inhabited Canaan prior to the Israelite settlement.

Num 21:33-35

King Og Defeated
33Then they turned and went up the road to Bashan; and King Og of Bashan came out against them, he and all his people, to battle at Edrei.34But ... View more

Deut 1:4

4This was after he had defeated King Sihon of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon, and King Og of Bashan, who reigned in Ashtaroth and in Edrei.

Deut 3:1-13

Defeat of King Og
1When we headed up the road to Bashan, King Og of Bashan came out against us, he and all his people, for battle at Edrei.2The Lord said to me, ... View more

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