Joshua 15:42

42 Libnah, Ether, Ashan,

Joshua 15:42 in Other Translations

42 Libnah, and Ether, and Ashan,
42 Libnah, Ether, Ashan,
42 Besides these, there were Libnah, Ether, Ashan,
42 Libnah, Ether, Ashan,
42 Libnah, Ether, Ashan,

Joshua 15:42 Meaning and Commentary

Joshua 15:42

Here begins another division or list of the cities of Judah, in the valley or plain. Libnah is the same with Libnah, a royal city; see ( Joshua 10:29 ) ( 12:15 ) ;

and Ether
was given to the tribe of Simeon, ( Joshua 19:7 ) ; and under Ether of the lot of Simeon, Jerom writes F25, there is now a very large village called Jethira, in interior Daroma, near Malatha, twenty miles from Eleutheropolis;

and Ashan
also was given to the tribe of Simeon, ( Joshua 19:7 ) ; and the above writer relates F26, that there was in his times a village called Bethasan, belonging to Aelia, or Jerusalem, fifteen miles from it.


F25 De loc. Heb. fol. 91. C. & 92. I.
F26 De loc. Heb. fol. 88. G.

Joshua 15:42 In-Context

40 Kabbon, Lahmas, Kitlish,
41 Gederoth, Beth Dagon, Naamah and Makkedah—sixteen towns and their villages.
42 Libnah, Ether, Ashan,
43 Iphtah, Ashnah, Nezib,
44 Keilah, Akzib and Mareshah—nine towns and their villages.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Numbers 33:20
  • 2. Joshua 19:7; 1 Samuel 30:30; 1 Chronicles 4:32; 1 Chronicles 6:59
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