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Joshua 16

Introduction

Overview

Joshua 16:1, The general borders of the sons of Joseph; Joshua 16:5, The border of the inheritance of Ephraim; Joshua 16:10, The Canaanites of Gezer not conquered.

Verse 1

fell: Heb. went forth

the water: Joshua 8:15, Joshua 15:61, Joshua 18:12, 2 Kings 2:19-Ecclesiastes :

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:5 - two sons Genesis 49:22 - a fruitful Numbers 33:54 - give the less inheritance Joshua 18:5 - the house Joshua 18:11 - between the children Joshua 18:19 - this was the Judges 1:22 - the house 1 Chronicles 7:29 - In these dwelt Ezekiel 48:5 - Ephraim John 11:54 - Ephraim

Verse 2

Bethel: Joshua 18:13, Genesis 28:19, Judges 1:22-Ezekiel :

Archi: 2 Samuel 16:16, 1 Chronicles 27:33

Reciprocal: Joshua 16:5 - Atarothaddar Judges 4:5 - between 1 Samuel 30:27 - Bethel 2 Samuel 15:32 - Archite 1 Chronicles 2:54 - Ataroth 1 Chronicles 7:28 - Bethel

Verse 3

Bethhoron: Eusebius says that the two Beth-horons were twelve miles from Jerusalem, towards Nicopolis or Emmaus: of which the one, called upper Beth-horon, from its situation, was built - rebuilt by Solomon, and the other, called nether Beth-horon, was given to the Levites. Josephus places Beth-oron about 100 furlongs from Jerusalem. Dr. Clarke mentions an Arab village called Bethoor, about twelve miles from Jerusalem, a small distance from Rama, which he supposes, from its situation on a hill, to be Beth-horon the upper. Joshua 18:13, 1 Kings 9:15-Esther :, 1 Chronicles 7:24, 1 Chronicles 7:28, 2 Chronicles 8:5

Gezer: Probably the בזבסב of Eusebius, four miles from Nicopolis.

the sea: Numbers 34:6

Reciprocal: Joshua 10:10 - Bethhoron Joshua 10:33 - Gezer Joshua 16:8 - the sea Joshua 17:9 - the outgoings Joshua 21:22 - Bethhoron 1 Samuel 13:18 - Bethhoron 1 Kings 9:17 - Bethhoron 1 Chronicles 6:67 - Gezer 1 Chronicles 20:4 - Gezer

Verse 4

Joshua 17:14

Verse 5

Atarothaddar: Joshua 16:2, Joshua 18:13

Reciprocal: Joshua 10:10 - Bethhoron Joshua 21:22 - Bethhoron 1 Samuel 13:18 - Bethhoron 1 Chronicles 6:68 - Bethhoron 1 Chronicles 7:24 - Bethhoron 2 Chronicles 8:5 - Bethhoron

Verse 6

Michmethah: Joshua 17:7

Taanathshiloh: Placed by Eusebius ten miles of Neapolis or Shechem. Joshua 18:1

Janohah: Eusebius calls it בםש, in Acrabatene, twelve miles east from Neapolis.

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 15:29 - Janoah

Verse 7

Ataroth: 1 Chronicles 7:28

Jericho: Joshua 3:16, Joshua 6:1, Joshua 6:26, Numbers 33:48

Reciprocal: Numbers 34:17 - are the names

Verse 8

Tappuah: Joshua 12:17, Joshua 17:8

river Kanah: Joshua 17:9, Joshua 19:28

the sea: Joshua 16:3-:, Numbers 34:6

Verse 9

Joshua 17:9

Reciprocal: Joshua 17:11 - Manasseh

Verse 10

they drave: Joshua 15:63, Judges 1:29, 1 Kings 9:16, 1 Kings 9:21

the Canaanites dwell: Numbers 33:52-2 Timothy :, Deuteronomy 7:1, Deuteronomy 7:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:29 - in one year Deuteronomy 20:11 - tributaries Joshua 10:33 - Gezer Joshua 17:12 - General Joshua 17:13 - put the Joshua 21:21 - Gezer 1 Samuel 27:8 - the Amalekites 2 Samuel 5:25 - Gazer 1 Kings 9:15 - Gezer 1 Chronicles 6:67 - Gezer 1 Chronicles 14:16 - Gazer 2 Chronicles 8:8 - to pay Nehemiah 5:4 - the king's tribute Psalms 106:34 - did not

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Joshua 16". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/joshua-16.html.