" 'Your southern side will include some of the Desert of Zin1 along the border of Edom. On the east, your southern boundary will start from the end of the Salt Sea,a24
cross south of Scorpionb Pass,3 continue on to Zin and go south of Kadesh Barnea.4 Then it will go to Hazar Addar and over to Azmon,55
where it will turn, join the Wadi of Egypt6 and end at the Sea.c6
" 'Your western boundary will be the coast of the Great Sea.7 This will be your boundary on the west.87
" 'For your northern boundary,9 run a line from the Great Sea to Mount Hor108
and from Mount Hor to Lebod Hamath.11 Then the boundary will go to Zedad,
continue to Ziphron and end at Hazar Enan. This will be your boundary on the north.
" 'For your eastern boundary,12 run a line from Hazar Enan to Shepham.
The boundary will go down from Shepham to Riblah13 on the east side of Ain14 and continue along the slopes east of the Sea of Kinnereth.e1512
Then the boundary will go down along the Jordan and end at the Salt Sea. " 'This will be your land, with its boundaries on every side.' "
Moses commanded the Israelites: "Assign this land by lot16 as an inheritance.17 The LORD has ordered that it be given to the nine and a half tribes,