Joshua 1:14-15 - Just before crossing the Jordan river in the conquest of Canaan, Joshua reminds
the tribes Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh that, though they received their inheritance, which
was land east of the Jordan river, they were committed to fight with the others in the Conquest on the west
side of the Jordan.
14) "Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle shall remain in the land which Moses gave
you beyond the Jordan, but you shall cross before your brothers in battle array, all your valiant
warriors, and shall help them, 15) until the LORD gives your brothers rest, as He gives you, and they also
possess the land which the LORD your God is giving them. Then you shall return to your own land, and possess
that which Moses the servant of the LORD gave you beyond the Jordan toward the sunrise."
Joshua 2:10 - Rahab speaks of Sihon, who ruled the south end of the Transjordan from Aroer, and Og,
who ruled as far north as Mount Hermon from Ashtaroth.
10) "For we have heard how the LORD dried up the water of the Red Sea before you when you came
out of Egypt, and what you did to the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan, to Sihon and
Og, whom you utterly destroyed.
Joshua 7:7 - After the defeat at Ai, which is west of the Jordan river, Joshua laments.
7) Joshua said, "Alas, O Lord GOD, why did You ever bring this people over the Jordan, only to
deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us? If only we had been willing to dwell beyond the
Joshua 12:1 - Joshua recounts the kings defeated by the Hebrews beginning with the kings who
resided on the east side of the Jordan river from the Arnon river, which is the south end of the Transjordan
to the north all the way to Mount Hermon.
1) Now these are the kings of the land whom the sons of Israel defeated, and whose land they
possessed beyond the Jordan toward the sunrise, from the valley of the Arnon as far as Mount Hermon,
and all the Arabah to the east:
Joshua 14:3 - Joshua is referring to tribes Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe Manasseh who received
their inheritance in the Transjordan.
3) For Moses had given the inheritance of the two tribes and the half-tribe beyond the
Jordan; but he did not give an inheritance to the Levites among them.
Joshua 17:5 - Gilead and Bashan are in the Transjordan.
5) Thus there fell ten portions to Manasseh, besides the land of Gilead and Bashan, which is
beyond the Jordan,
8) Beyond the Jordan east of Jericho, they designated Bezer in the wilderness on the plain
from the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead from the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan from the tribe of
Joshua 22:4, 7 - Joshua, speaking from Canaan, honorably discharges the tribes Reuben, Gad, and
the half-tribe Manasseh so that they can return home to the Transjordan.
4) "And now the LORD your God has given rest to your brothers, as He spoke to them; therefore
turn now and go to your tents, to the land of your possession, which Moses the servant of the LORD gave
you beyond the Jordan.
7) Now to the one half-tribe of Manasseh Moses had given a possession in Bashan, but to the
other half Joshua gave a possession among their brothers westward beyond the Jordan. So when Joshua
sent them away to their tents, he blessed them,
Joshua 24:8 - Joshua refers to the Amorite kings who ruled the whole Transjordan: Sihon in the
south and Og to the north.
8) 'Then I brought you into the land of the Amorites who lived beyond the Jordan, and
they fought with you; and I gave them into your hand, and you took possession of their land when I destroyed
them before you.