Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
|Overview - Joshua 15|
| 1 ||The borders of the lot Judah. |
|13 ||Caleb's portion and conquest. |
|16 ||Othniel, for his valour, hath Achsah, Caleb's daughter, to wife. |
|18 ||She obtains a blessing of her father. |
|21 ||The cities of Judah. |
|63 ||The Jebusites unconquered. |
Joshua 15:62 (King James Version)
And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and Engedi; six cities with their villages.
- the city of
- This city was situated somewhere in the vicinity, west of the lake Asphaltites; and supposed by some to be the same as Zoar.
- En-gedi, or Hazazon-Tamar, was situated, according to Eusebius, in the desert west of the Dead Sea. Josephus says it was 300 stadia from Jerusalem, and not far from the lake Asphaltites; and consequently it could not have been far from Jericho and the mouth of the Jordan. It was celebrated for the abundance of its palm-trees.
- 1 Samuel 23:29 ; 2 Chronicles 20:2