Joshua 15:41

41 Gederoth, Beth Dagon, Naamah and Makkedah—sixteen towns and their villages.

Joshua 15:41 in Other Translations

KJV
41 And Gederoth, Bethdagon, and Naamah, and Makkedah; sixteen cities with their villages:
ESV
41 Gederoth, Beth-dagon, Naamah, and Makkedah: sixteen cities with their villages.
NLT
41 Gederoth, Beth-dagon, Naamah, and Makkedah—sixteen towns with their surrounding villages.
MSG
41 Gederoth, Beth Dagon, Naamah, and Makkedah - sixteen towns and their villages.
CSB
41 Gederoth, Beth-dagon, Naamah, and Makkedah-16 cities, with their villages;

Joshua 15:41 Meaning and Commentary

Joshua 15:41

And Gederoth
Gederoth is reckoned among the cities of the low country, and south of Judah, ( 2 Chronicles 28:18 ) ;

and Bethdagon;
in it very probably was a temple of Dagon, which was a principal deity of the Philistines, ( 1 Samuel 5:2 ) ; Jerom says F24 in his time was shown a large village called Capherdagon, between Diospolis and Jamnia; of Naamah, the same writer says nothing, only that it was a city of the tribe of Judah;

and Makkedah;
see ( Joshua 10:10 ) ; it was a royal city, ( Joshua 12:16 ) ;

sixteen cities with their villages;
and is the exact number of them, as before enumerated.


FOOTNOTES:

F24 De loc. Heb. fol. 89. F.

Joshua 15:41 In-Context

39 Lachish, Bozkath, Eglon,
40 Kabbon, Lahmas, Kitlish,
41 Gederoth, Beth Dagon, Naamah and Makkedah—sixteen towns and their villages.
42 Libnah, Ether, Ashan,
43 Iphtah, Ashnah, Nezib,

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