ChristianAnswers.Net WebBible Encyclopedia

Og

Meaning: gigantic

the king of Bashan, who was defeated by Moses in a pitched battle at Edrei, and was slain along with his sons (Deuteronomy 1:4), and whose kingdom was given to the tribes of Reuben and Gad and half the tribe of Manasseh (Numbers 21:32-35; Deuteronomy 3:1-13)

His bedstead (or rather sarcophagus) was of iron (or ironstone), 9 cubits in length and 4 cubits in breadth.

His overthrow was celebrated in song (Psalms 135:11; 136:20).

ALSO SEE: