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Ya'ezer
The boundary between the Amorite and Ammonite tribes, conquered by the Israelites under Moses during the latter part of the Exodus (Numbers 21:24). Ya'ezer was among the cities petitioned by the descendants of the tribes of Reuben and Gad. These tribes claimed the lands around Ya'ezer and Gilead for raising livestock, even though this area was on the eastern bank of the Jordan. After attempting to persuade them to settle in Canaan, Moses granted them permission to settle in Transjordan on condition that they armed themselves and led the other Israelites across the Jordan river as an advance guard (Numbers 32). Gad's descendants built up Ya'ezer into a fortress city (Numbers 32:34).
Ya'ir's Villages, Chavvoth Ya'ir
So called because Ya'ir, a grandson of Menasseh, conquered the villages in the Gilead district (Numbers 32:41). They were situated in the hills between Mount Gilead and the Yarmuk river.
Yagbehah, Yogbehah
Yagbehah or Yogbehah was among the fortress cities built up by the descendants of the tribe of Gad. The tribes of Gad and Reuben claimed the lands around Ya'ezer and Gilead for raising livestock, even though this area was on the eastern bank of the Jordan. After attempting to persuade them to settle in Canaan, Moses granted them permission to settle in Transjordan on condition that they armed themselves and led the other Israelites across the Jordan river as an advance guard (Numbers 32). It is thought to possibly be the modern Jubeihat, about 29 km (18 miles) north of the Dead Sea and the same distance east of the Jordan.
Yahatz
Also known as Yahatzah. The Amorite king Sichon attacked the Israelites at Yahatz, but was defeated and killed there (Numbers 21:23).Yahatz is situated some 24 km (15 miles) east of the northern end of the Dead Sea, and is 11km (7 miles) south of Cheshbon. It is mentioned as Yahatzah in Deuteronomy 2:32.
Yatvathah
A staging-post on the Israelite journey through the desert, mentioned at Numbers 33:33-4, probably identical with Yatvath in Deuteronomy 10:7.




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