The Promised Land:
Land not given to Israel
God was also very specific about what land He was not giving to Israel - Ammon, Moab, & Mt. Seir. This land was south of the Jabbok River and east of the Jordan River and the Arabah valley. Today this area is within the country of Jordan. Ammon was the land of the descendants of Lot's son, Ben-ammi. This name continues today as Amman, the capital city of Jordan. Moab was the land of the descendants of Lot's son, Moab. Mt. Seir was in the land of Edom, the area given to the descendants of Esau.
5 donít contend with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as for the sole of the foot to tread on; because I have given Mount Seir to Esau for a possession.
9 Yahweh said to me, Donít bother Moab, neither contend with them in battle; for I will not give you of his land for a possession; because I have given Ar to the children of Lot for a possession.
19 and when you come near over against the children of Ammon, donít bother them, nor contend with them; for I will not give you of the land of the children of Ammon for a possession; because I have given it to the children of Lot for a possession.
I gave to Isaac Jacob and Esau: and I gave to Esau Mount Seir, to possess it: and Jacob and his children went down into Egypt.
Now, behold, the children of Ammon and Moab and Mount Seir, whom you would not let Israel invade, when they came out of the land of Egypt, but they turned aside from them, and didnít destroy them;
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