Joshua 24:30

30 And they buried him in the land of his inheritance, at Timnath Serah[a] in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.

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Joshua 24:30 in Other Translations

KJV
30 And they buried him in the border of his inheritance in Timnathserah, which is in mount Ephraim, on the north side of the hill of Gaash.
ESV
30 And they buried him in his own inheritance at Timnath-serah, which is in the hill country of Ephraim, north of the mountain of Gaash.
NLT
30 They buried him in the land he had been allocated, at Timnath-serah in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.
MSG
30 They buried him in the land of his inheritance at Timnath Serah in the mountains of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.
CSB
30 They buried him in his allotted territory at Timnath-serah, in the hill country of Ephraim north of Mount Gaash.

Joshua 24:30 Meaning and Commentary

Joshua 24:30

And they buried him in the border of his inheritance
In a field belonging to his estate; for they buried not in towns and cities in those times. The Greek version adds,

``and they put into the tomb, in which he was buried, the stone knives with which he circumcised the children of Israel at Gilgal, when he brought them out of Egypt;''

and an Arabic writer F5 affirms the same, but without any foundation:

in Timnathserah, which [is] in Mount Ephraim;
which was his city, and where he dwelt; and of which (See Gill on Joshua 19:50); and his grave was near the city; here, they say F6, his father Nun, and Caleb also, were buried:

on the north side of the hill of Gaash;
of the brooks or valleys of Gnash mention is made in ( 2 Samuel 23:30 ) ; which very probably were at the bottom of this hill.


FOOTNOTES:

F5 Patricides, p. 31. apud Hottinger. Smegma, p. 523.
F6 Cippi Heb. p. 32.

Joshua 24:30 In-Context

28 Then Joshua dismissed the people, each to their own inheritance.
29 After these things, Joshua son of Nun, the servant of the LORD, died at the age of a hundred and ten.
30 And they buried him in the land of his inheritance, at Timnath Serah in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.
31 Israel served the LORD throughout the lifetime of Joshua and of the elders who outlived him and who had experienced everything the LORD had done for Israel.
32 And Joseph’s bones, which the Israelites had brought up from Egypt, were buried at Shechem in the tract of land that Jacob bought for a hundred pieces of silver from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem. This became the inheritance of Joseph’s descendants.

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Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Also known as "Timnath Heres" (see Judges 2:9)
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