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Bible Commentaries
Joshua 12

Hampton's Commentary on Selected BooksHampton's Commentary

Verses 1-24

Jos_12:1-24 ; Jos_13:1-33 ; Jos_14:1-15 ; Jos_15:1-63

Jos_12:1-6 describes how the tribes of Reuben, Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh received their inheritance on the east side of Jordan. The sea of Chinneroth is more familiar to us under the name of the Sea of Galilee. Verses 7-18 relate the kings and cities conquered in the southern campaign and verses 19-24 the northern campaign. Thirty-one kings are listed as having been conquered.

Bibliographical Information
Hampton, Gary. "Commentary on Joshua 12". "Hampton's Commentary on Selected Books". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/ghc/joshua-12.html. 2014.
 
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