CEVUS06Contemporary English Version
10-11The tribes of Reuben, Gad, and East Manasseh reached the western side of the Jordan River valley#22.10,11 western … valley: Or “the town of Geliloth, which is in the land of Canaan near the Jordan River.” and built a huge altar there beside the river.
When the rest of the Israelites heard what these tribes had done,#22.10,11 built a huge altar … tribes had done: According to Deuteronomy 12.5-14, the Lord wanted the Israelites to have only one altar for offering sacrifices. To build another altar would be to disobey the Lord.
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