|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