19:1 And the second lot came forth to Simeon, [even] for the
tribe of the children of Simeon according to their
families: and their inheritance was a within the
inheritance of the children of Judah.
(a) According to Jacob's prophecy that he would be
scattered among the other tribes.
19:9 Out of the portion of the children of Judah [was] the
inheritance of the children of Simeon: for the part of the
children of Judah was too b much for them: therefore the
children of Simeon had their inheritance within the
inheritance of them.
(b) But this large portion was given them by God's
providence to declare their increase in time to come.
19:11 And their border went up c toward the sea, and Maralah,
and reached to Dabbasheth, and reached to the river that
[is] before Jokneam;
(c) Or, westward, toward the great sea.
19:15 And Kattath, and Nahallal, and Shimron, and Idalah, and
d Bethlehem: twelve cities with their villages.
(d) There was another Bethlehem in the tribe of Judah.
19:21 And Remeth, and e Engannim, and Enhaddah, and
(e) There was another city of this name in the tribe of
Judah: for in various tribes certain cities had the
same name, and were distinguished by the tribe only.
19:27 And turneth toward the sunrising to Bethdagon, and
reacheth to f Zebulun, and to the valley of Jiphthahel
toward the north side of Bethemek, and Neiel, and goeth
out to Cabul on the left hand,
(f) Joins to the tribe of Zebulun, which lay more to the
19:29 And [then] the coast turneth to Ramah, and to the strong
city g Tyre; and the coast turneth to Hosah; and the
outgoings thereof are at the sea from the coast to Achzib:
(g) Which was Zoar, a strong city at the sea.
19:33 And their coast was from h Heleph, from Allon to
Zaanannim, and Adami, Nekeb, and Jabneel, unto Lakum; and
the outgoings thereof were at Jordan:
(h) These cities were in the country of Zaanannim.
19:35 And the fenced cities [are] Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath,
Rakkath, and i Chinnereth,
(i) Of which the lake of Gennesaret had its name.
19:46 And Mejarkon, and Rakkon, with the border before k
(k) Called Joppa.
19:47 And the coast of the children of Dan went out [too little]
for them: therefore the children of Dan went up to l
fight against Leshem, and took it, and smote it with the
edge of the sword, and possessed it, and dwelt therein,
and called Leshem, Dan, after the name of Dan their
(l) According as Jacob had prophesied in (Ge 49:17).