15:2 And their south border was from the shore of the salt sea,
from the a bay that looketh southward:
(a) The Hebrew word signifies tongue, by which it means
either the arm of the sea that comes into the land, or
a rock, or cape that goes into the sea.
15:5 And the east border [was] the salt sea, [even] unto the b
end of Jordan. And [their] border in the north quarter
[was] from the bay of the sea at the uttermost part of
(b) Meaning the mouth of the river where it runs into the
15:6 And the border went up to Bethhogla, and passed along by
the north of Betharabah; and the border went up to the c
stone of Bohan the son of Reuben:
(c) Which was a mark to part their countries.
15:11 And the border went out unto the side of Ekron northward:
and the border was drawn to Shicron, and passed along to
mount Baalah, and went out unto Jabneel; and the goings
out of the border were at the d sea.
(d) Meaning, toward Syria.
15:14 And Caleb e drove thence the three sons of Anak,
Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.
(e) This was done after the death of Joshua,
15:18 And it came to pass, as she came [unto him], that she
moved him to ask of her father a field: f and she
lighted off [her] ass; and Caleb said unto her, What
(f) Because her husband tarried too long.
15:19 Who answered, Give me a blessing; for thou hast given me a
south land; g give me also springs of water. And he gave
her the upper springs, and the nether springs.
(g) Because her country was barren, she wanted a field
that had springs from her father. (Jdg 1:14,15).