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Joshua 15:62

Overview - Joshua 15
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.
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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
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
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