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Joshua 15:62 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and Nibshan, and the City of Salt, and En-gedi; six cities with their villages.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and Engedi; six cities with their villages.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and Nibshan and the City of Salt and Engedi; six cities with their villages.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and En-gedi; six cities with their villages.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and Nibshan, and Ir-Hammelah, and En-gedi: six cities and their hamlets.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and Nibshan and the City of Salt, and En-gedi,—six cities, with their villages.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and En-Gedi; six cities and their villages.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Nebsan, and the city of salt, and Engaddi: six cities and their villages.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and Engedi: sixe cities with their villages.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and Aeochioza, and Naphlazon, and the cities of Sadon, and Ancades; seven cities, and their villages.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Nivshan, and the city of Melach, and En Gedi; six cities with their villages.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Nivn נִבשָׁן, 5044
{5044} Prime
נִבְשָׁן
Nibshan
{nib-shawn'}
Of uncertain derivation; Nibshan, a place in Palestine.
and the city x5892
(5892) Complement
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
of Mela מֶלַח, 5898
{5898} Prime
עִיר־הַמֶּלַח
`Iyr ham-Melach
{eer ham-meh'-lakh}
From H5892 and H4417 with the article of substance interposed; city of (the) salt; Ir-ham-Melach, a place near Palestine.
and `n Ge עֵין־גֶּדִי; 5872
{5872} Prime
עִיר־גֶדִי
`Eyn Gediy
{ane geh'-dee}
From H5869 and H1423; fountain of a kid; En-Gedi, a place in Palestine.
six 8337
{8337} Prime
שֵׁשׁ
shesh
{shaysh}
(The second form is masculine); a primitive number; six (as an overplus (see H7797) beyond five or the fingers of the hand); as ordinal sixth.
cities 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
with their 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).
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

Joshua 15:62

City of salt — So called either from the salt sea, which was near it; or from the salt which was made in, or about it.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Joshua 15:62

And Nibshan, and the (l) city of Salt, and Engedi; six cities with their villages.

(l) Of this city the salt sea has it's name.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the city of:
This city was situated somewhere in the vicinity, west of the lake Asphaltites; and supposed by some to be the same as Zoar.

Engedi:
En-gedi, or Hazazon-Tamar, was situated, according to Eusebius, in the desert west of the Dead Sea. Josephus says it was 300 stadia from Jerusalem, and not far from the lake Asphaltites; and consequently it could not have been far from Jericho and the mouth of the Jordan. It was celebrated for the abundance of its palm-trees.
1 Samuel 23:29 And David went up from thence, and dwelt in strong holds at Engedi.
2 Chronicles 20:2 Then there came some that told Jehoshaphat, saying, There cometh a great multitude against thee from beyond the sea on this side Syria; and, behold, they [be] in Hazazontamar, which [is] Engedi.
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