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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Joshua 16

Verse 1

the lot. See note on Joshua 14:1 .

children = sons.

fell = came forth, i.e. from the bag behind the High Priest's breastplate, the Thummim meaning "Yes". See notes on Exodus 28:30 and Numbers 26:55 .

Verse 2

Beth-el to Lux, Compare Genesis 28:19 and Judges 1:26 , the "Mount" Beth-el of Joshua 16:1 .

of Archi = the Archite. Compare 2Sa 16:32 ; 2 Samuel 16:16 .

Verse 5

the border, or boundary. Note the Figure of speech Topographia ( App-6 ). in Joshua 16:5 and Joshua 16:6 .

was thus = turned out to be.

Verse 10

drave not out . . . Gezer. Gross disobedience to the repeated command of Jehovah. Compare Exodus 23:31 .Deuteronomy 7:2 , Ac. See note on, Kings Joshua 9:16 , Joshua 9:17 .

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Joshua 16". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/joshua-16.html. 1909-1922.