Joshua 18:19

Overview - Joshua 18
The tabernacle is set up at Shiloh.
The remainder of the land is described, and divided into seven parts.
10 Joshua distributes it by lot.
11 The lot and border of Benjamin.
21 Their cities.
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Joshua 18:19  (King James Version)
And the border passed along to the side of Bethhoglah northward: and the outgoings of the border were at the north bay of the salt sea at the south end of Jordan: this was the south coast.

Hebrew tongue.
15:2 *marg:
Isaiah 11:15

the salt
3:16 12:3 Genesis 14:3 ; 19:25 Numbers 34:3 ; Deuteronomy 3:17

this was the
The borders of this tribe on the north were the same as those of Ephraim on the south, and his southern boundaries the same as the northern borders of Judah; but drawn from west to east, instead of from east to west (ch
15:1-12 ; ch. 16.) As the inheritance of Benjamin did not extend to the Mediterranean sea, and no other sea or lake is known to have been in those parts, perhaps this depression, "compassed the corner of the sea southward," (ver. 14,) should be rendered, "made a circuit on the side next the sea towards the south;" for it seems to connect the northern border, in the preceding verses, with the southern which follows.