gabhal = "to twist" (as a rope), "to make an enclosure" (as by a line) occurs in Exodus 19:12,23; Psalms 104:9; gebhul = "a cord," hence, "a boundary," "territory" (Exodus 23:31 the King James Version), with its feminine form gebhulah (Deuteronomy 32:8; Isaiah 10:13); choq = "enactment," "appointment" (of time, space, quantity, labor, or usage), hence, "commandment," "decree," "ordinance" (Job 14:5; 26:10 the King James Version); in the Greek, horothesia, in the sense of "a limit," "boundary line," occurs in Acts 17:26.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'BOUNDS'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.