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Joshua 15:47 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Ashdod, its towns and its villages; Gaza, its towns and its villages; unto the brook of Egypt, and the great sea, and the border [thereof].
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Ashdod with her towns and her villages, Gaza with her towns and her villages, unto the river of Egypt, and the great sea, and the border [thereof]:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Ashdod, its towns and its villages; Gaza, its towns and its villages; as far as the brook of Egypt and the Great Sea, even [its] coastline.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Ashdod, with her towns and her villages; Gaza, with her towns and her villages, to the river of Egypt, and the great sea, and its border:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Ashdod, its dependent villages and its hamlets; Gazah, its dependent villages and its hamlets, as far as the torrent of Egypt, and the great sea and [its] coast.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Ashdod, her towns and her villages. Gaza, her towns and her villages, as far as the ravine of Egypt,—and the great sea and coast.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Ashdod, its towns and its villages, Gaza, its towns and its villages, unto the brook of Egypt, and the great sea, and [its] border.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Azotus with its towns and villages. Gaza with its towns and villages, even to the torrent of Egypt, and the great sea that is the border thereof.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Ashdod with her townes and her villages, Gaza with her townes and her villages, vnto the riuer of Egypt, and the great sea and the border [thereof].
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Ashdod{gr.Asiedoth}, and her villages, and her hamlets; Gaza, and its villages and its hamlets as far as the river of Mizraim{gr.Egypt}, and the great sea is the boundary.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Ashdod with her towns and her villages, Azzah with her towns and her villages, unto the river of Mitzrayim, and the great sea, and the border [thereof]:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Ad אַשׁדּוֹד 795
{0795} Prime
אַשְׁדּוֹד
'Ashdowd
{ash-dode'}
From H7703; ravager; Ashdod, a place in Palestine.
with her towns 1323
{1323} Prime
בַּת
bath
{bath}
From H1129 (as feminine of H1121); a daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively).
and her villages, 2691
{2691} Prime
חָצֵר
chatser
{khaw-tsare'}
From H2690 in its original sense; a yard (as inclosed by a fence); also a hamlet (as similarly surrounded with walls).
`Azz עַזָּה 5804
{5804} Prime
עַזָּה
`Azzah
{az-zaw'}
Feminine of H5794; strong; Azzah, a place in Palestine.
with her towns 1323
{1323} Prime
בַּת
bath
{bath}
From H1129 (as feminine of H1121); a daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively).
and her villages, 2691
{2691} Prime
חָצֵר
chatser
{khaw-tsare'}
From H2690 in its original sense; a yard (as inclosed by a fence); also a hamlet (as similarly surrounded with walls).
unto x5704
(5704) Complement
עַד
`ad
{ad}
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
the river 5158
{5158} Prime
נַחַל
nachal
{nakh'-al}
From H5157 in its original sense; a stream, especially a winter torrent; (by implication) a (narrow) valley (in which a brook runs); also a shaft (of a mine).
of Mixrayim מִצרַיִם, 4714
{4714} Prime
מִצְרַיִם
Mitsrayim
{mits-rah'-yim}
Dual of H4693; Mitsrajim, that is, Upper and Lower Egypt.
and the great 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
z8675
<8675> Grammar
Kethiv Reading

Where the translators of the Authorised Version followed the qere reading rather than the kethiv.
y1366
[1366] Standard
גְּבוּל
g@buwl
{gheb-ool'}
From H1379; properly a cord (as twisted), that is, (by implication) a boundary; by extension the territory inclosed.
sea, 3220
{3220} Prime
יָם
yam
{yawm}
From an unused root meaning to roar; a sea (as breaking in noisy surf) or large body of water; specifically (with the article) the Mediterranean; sometimes a large river, or an artificial basin; locally, the west, or (rarely) the south.
and the border 1366
{1366} Prime
גְּבוּל
g@buwl
{gheb-ool'}
From H1379; properly a cord (as twisted), that is, (by implication) a boundary; by extension the territory inclosed.
[thereof]:
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Joshua 15:21-63.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Joshua 15:20-63.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Joshua 15:47

Ashdod with her towns and her villages, Gaza with her towns and her villages, unto the (i) river of Egypt, and the great sea, and the border [thereof]:

(i) Meaning, the Nile (Joshua 13:3).

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Gaza:

Judges 16:1-21 Then went Samson to Gaza, and saw there an harlot, and went in unto her. ... But the Philistines took him, and put out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza, and bound him with fetters of brass; and he did grind in the prison house.
Jeremiah 47:1 The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet against the Philistines, before that Pharaoh smote Gaza.
Jeremiah 47:5 Baldness is come upon Gaza; Ashkelon is cut off [with] the remnant of their valley: how long wilt thou cut thyself?
Amos 1:6-7 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Gaza, and for four, I will not turn away [the punishment] thereof; because they carried away captive the whole captivity, to deliver [them] up to Edom: ... But I will send a fire on the wall of Gaza, which shall devour the palaces thereof:
Zephaniah 2:4 For Gaza shall be forsaken, and Ashkelon a desolation: they shall drive out Ashdod at the noon day, and Ekron shall be rooted up.
Acts 8:26 And the angel of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south unto the way that goeth down from Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is desert.

the river:

Joshua 15:4 [From thence] it passed toward Azmon, and went out unto the river of Egypt; and the goings out of that coast were at the sea: this shall be your south coast.
Joshua 13:3 From Sihor, which [is] before Egypt, even unto the borders of Ekron northward, [which] is counted to the Canaanite: five lords of the Philistines; the Gazathites, and the Ashdothites, the Eshkalonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites; also the Avites:
Exodus 23:31 And I will set thy bounds from the Red sea even unto the sea of the Philistines, and from the desert unto the river: for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand; and thou shalt drive them out before thee.
Numbers 34:5-6 And the border shall fetch a compass from Azmon unto the river of Egypt, and the goings out of it shall be at the sea. ... And [as for] the western border, ye shall even have the great sea for a border: this shall be your west border.
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Ex 23:31. Nu 34:5. Jsh 13:3; 15:4. Jg 16:1. Jr 47:1, 5. Am 1:6. Zp 2:4. Ac 8:26.

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