Moreover, from the possession of the Levites, and from the
possession of the city
Or, "beyond" these, as it may be rendered, on the other side of them; or, "except" F26 these: being in the midst of that which is the prince's;
between his two portions; or, as it is next explained, between the border of Judah, and the border of Benjamin, shall be for
that is, all beyond and excepting that which belonged to the priests and Levites, the sanctuary and the city, were the prince's, which lay between Judah and Benjamin: or thus it was; before the holy oblation one part of the prince's portion ran, parallel with the tribe of Judah, east and west; after the holy oblation on the other side, another part of his portion touched the tribe of Benjamin, and ran parallel with the east and west: and so were between them both, as well as on each side of the holy oblation: all this denotes the nearness of Christ to his church and people; his protection of them on all sides; and the largeness of his interest and kingdom; see ( Ezekiel 45:7 ) .