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Joshua 19

Introduction

Overview

Joshua 19:1, The lot of Simeon; Joshua 19:10, of Zebulun; Joshua 19:17, of Issachar; Joshua 19:24, of Asher; Joshua 19:32, of Naphtali; Joshua 19:40, of Dan; Joshua 19:49, The children of Israel give an inheritance to Joshua.

Verse 1

second lot: Joshua 18:6-1 Kings :

within the: Joshua 19:9, Genesis 49:5-Judges :

Reciprocal: Genesis 15:18 - Unto thy Genesis 49:7 - I will divide Numbers 26:55 - by lot Numbers 33:54 - give the less inheritance Numbers 34:17 - are the names Joshua 10:40 - all the country Joshua 18:5 - Judah shall Judges 1:3 - Simeon Ezekiel 48:24 - Simeon Revelation 7:7 - Simeon

Verse 2

Beersheba: Sheba

and Moladah: Joshua 15:28, Genesis 21:31, 1 Chronicles 4:28-Amos :, Bilhah, Ezem, Tolad, Bethuel, Nehemiah 11:26-Amos :

Verse 3

Hazarshual: Joshua 15:28, Joshua 15:29

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 13:17 - Shual 1 Chronicles 4:28 - Beersheba 1 Chronicles 4:29 - Bilhah Nehemiah 11:27 - General

Verse 4

Eltolad: Joshua 15:30

Hormah: Judges 1:17

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 30:27 - Bethel 1 Samuel 30:30 - Hormah 1 Chronicles 4:29 - Tolad 1 Chronicles 4:30 - Bethuel 2 Chronicles 14:10 - Zephathah

Verse 5

Ziklag: Joshua 15:31, 1 Samuel 27:6, 1 Samuel 30:1

Hazarsusah: 1 Chronicles 4:31, Hazar-susim

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 4:30 - Ziklag

Verse 6

Bethlebaoth: Joshua 15:32

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 4:31 - and Hazarsusim

Verse 7

Ain: Joshua 15:32

Remmon: Numbers 33:19, Numbers 33:20, 1 Chronicles 4:32, Rimmon

Ether: Joshua 15:42

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 30:30 - Chorashan

Verse 8

Baalathbeer: 1 Chronicles 4:33

Ramath: 1 Samuel 30:27, Ramoth

Reciprocal: Judges 9:21 - Beer

Verse 9

too much: Exodus 16:18, 2 Corinthians 8:14, 2 Corinthians 8:15

therefore: Joshua 19:1

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 4:28 - Beersheba Ezekiel 48:7 - Judah

Verse 10

third: Joshua 18:6, Joshua 18:11

Zebulun: Genesis 49:13, Deuteronomy 33:18, Deuteronomy 33:19

Reciprocal: Numbers 26:55 - by lot Numbers 34:17 - are the names Ezekiel 48:26 - Zebulun Matthew 4:13 - Zabulon

Verse 11

the river: The river Kishon, which empties itself into the Mediterranean near mount Carmel, in the vicinity of which Jokneam was situated.

Jokneam: Joshua 12:22, 1 Kings 4:12, 1 Chronicles 6:68, Jokmeam

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 33:18 - General Joshua 21:34 - Jokneam

Verse 12

Chislothtabor: Called Chasalus by Eusebius and Jerome, and placed at the foot of mount Tabor, eight miles east of Diocesarea. Joshua 19:22, Judges 4:6, Judges 4:12, Psalms 89:12

Daberath: Josephus, who calls this town Dabaritta, or Darabitta, places it in the plain of Jezreel, or Esdraelon, on the confines of Samaria and Galilee. It is probably the Dabira which Jerome place towards amount Tabor, in the district of Diocesarea; and the Debora or Daboura, mentioned by travellers as a village at the foot of mount Tabor. Joshua 21:28, Dabareh, 1 Chronicles 6:72

Japhia: Probably Japha, a city of Galilee, near Jotapata, mentioned by Josephus.

Reciprocal: Joshua 19:18 - Chesulloth Joshua 19:34 - Aznothtabor 1 Samuel 10:3 - Tabor 1 Chronicles 6:77 - Rimmon

Verse 13

Gittahhepher: Placed by Jerome two miles from Sephoris, or Diocesarea, towards Tiberias. 2 Kings 14:25, Gath-hepher, methoar, or, which is drawn

Reciprocal: Joshua 12:17 - Hepher 1 Chronicles 6:77 - Rimmon

Verse 14

Reciprocal: Joshua 19:27 - valley

Verse 15

Kattath: etc. Joshua 21:34, Joshua 21:35, Judges 1:30. Nahalol

Shimron: Joshua 11:1, Joshua 12:20

Bethlehem: Ruth 1:19, 2 Samuel 23:15, 2 Chronicles 11:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 35:19 - Ephrath Judges 17:7 - General Matthew 2:5 - General

Verse 17

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:14 - General Numbers 26:55 - by lot 1 Kings 4:17 - Issachar Ezekiel 48:25 - Issachar Revelation 7:7 - Issachar

Verse 18

Jezreel: 1 Kings 21:1, 1 Kings 21:15, 1 Kings 21:16, 2 Kings 8:29, 2 Kings 9:15, 2 Kings 9:30, Hosea 1:4, Hosea 1:5

Chesulloth: Probably the same as Chisloth-tabor. Joshua 19:12

Shunem: 1 Samuel 28:4, 1 Kings 1:3, 1 Kings 2:17, 1 Kings 2:21, 2 Kings 4:8, 2 Kings 4:12

Reciprocal: Joshua 17:16 - Jezreel Judges 6:33 - the valley 1 Samuel 29:1 - Jezreel 1 Samuel 29:11 - And the Philistines 2 Samuel 2:9 - over Jezreel 1 Kings 18:45 - Ahab

Verse 19

Haphraim: A town called Aiphraim, in the time of Eusebius, six miles north of Legio.

Shihon: A town called Seon by Eusebius, at the foot of mount Tabor. Joshua 19:19

Verse 21

Engannim: Joshua 21:29

Verse 22

Tabor: Joshua 19:12, Judges 4:6, 1 Chronicles 6:77, Jeremiah 46:18

Bethshemesh: Joshua 19:38, Joshua 21:16, 1 Samuel 6:9-Psalms :, 1 Kings 4:9, 2 Kings 14:11-1 Chronicles :

Reciprocal: Joshua 19:34 - Aznothtabor 1 Samuel 10:3 - Tabor Psalms 89:12 - Tabor

Verse 24

The lot Asher lay upon the coast of the great sea. We read of only one remarkable person of this tribe, and that was Anna, the prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, a widow of about four-score and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day. Luke 2:26-Zechariah :

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:20 - General Numbers 26:55 - by lot Numbers 34:17 - are the names Judges 1:31 - Asher Judges 5:17 - Asher 1 Kings 4:16 - Asher 1 Chronicles 2:2 - Asher Ezekiel 48:2 - Asher

Verse 25

Helkath: 2 Samuel 2:16

Beten: Probably the same as Bebeten or Batnai, mentioned by Eusebius, eight miles east from Ptolemais; and perhaps the Ecbatana which Pliny places not far from Ptolemais.

Achshaph: Joshua 11:1, Joshua 12:20

Reciprocal: Joshua 21:30 - Mishal 1 Chronicles 6:75 - Hukok

Verse 26

Misheal: Situated, according to Eusebius, near mount Carmel, on the sea coast. Joshua 21:30, 1 Chronicles 6:74, Marshal

Carmel: 1 Samuel 15:12, 1 Kings 18:20, 1 Kings 18:42, Song of Solomon 7:5, Isaiah 33:9, Isaiah 35:2, Isaiah 37:24, Jeremiah 46:18

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 11:29 - General 1 Kings 18:19 - mount Carmel 1 Chronicles 6:75 - Hukok

Verse 27

Bethdagon: 1 Samuel 5:2

Zebulun: Situated on the sea coast, near Ptolemais.

valley: Joshua 19:14

Cabul: Supposed to be the same town which Josephus calls שגןץכן, and which he says was situated near the sea side, near Ptolemais. 1 Kings 9:13

Verse 28

Rehob: Joshua 19:30

Kanah: This seems a different Cana from that in Lower Galilee; and to be that which is placed in some maps east of Tyre, between Libanus and Antilibanus, and south of the river Cassimer, or Leitani. John 2:1, John 2:11, John 4:46, Cana

great: Joshua 11:8, Judges 1:31, Isaiah 23:2, Isaiah 23:4, Isaiah 23:12

Reciprocal: Numbers 13:21 - Rehob Joshua 16:8 - river Kanah Judges 3:3 - Sidonians 2 Samuel 10:8 - Rehob 2 Samuel 24:6 - Zidon Matthew 15:21 - Tyre Mark 3:8 - Tyre Mark 7:24 - Tyre John 21:2 - Cana

Verse 29

Ramah: Probably the Rama mentioned by Theodoret as a city of Syria; and placed in some maps between Sarepta and Sidon, eastward, near Lebanon.

Tyre: Heb. Tzor, 2 Samuel 5:11, Isaiah 23:1-Job :, Ezekiel 26:1 - Ezekiel 28:26

Achzib: Genesis 38:5, Judges 1:31, Micah 1:14

Reciprocal: Joshua 11:1 - Achshaph Joshua 17:9 - the outgoings 2 Samuel 24:7 - Tyre Isaiah 23:7 - whose Ezekiel 26:2 - Tyrus Ezekiel 26:17 - strong Zechariah 9:3 - build Matthew 15:21 - Tyre Mark 3:8 - Tyre Mark 7:24 - Tyre Acts 12:20 - Tyre

Verse 30

Aphek: Joshua 12:18, Joshua 13:4, 1 Samuel 4:1, 1 Kings 20:30

Rehob: Joshua 19:28, Joshua 21:31, Numbers 13:11

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 29:1 - Aphek 1 Kings 20:26 - Aphek

Verse 31

Genesis 49:20, Deuteronomy 33:24, Deuteronomy 33:25

Verse 32

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:21 - General Numbers 26:55 - by lot Deuteronomy 33:23 - possess Judges 1:33 - Naphtali Judges 4:6 - Kedeshnaphtali 1 Kings 4:15 - Naphtali Ezekiel 48:3 - Naphtali Matthew 4:13 - Nephthalim

Verse 33

Zaanannim: Judges 4:11, Zaanaim

Verse 34

turneth: Deuteronomy 33:23

Aznothtabor: Apparently the same as Azanoth, which Eusebius places in the plain not far from Diocesarea or Sephoris. Joshua 19:12, Joshua 19:22

Judah: As it is certain that the tribe of Naphtali did not border upon that of Judah, there being several tribes between, we should probably omit Judah, with the Septuagint; though it may have been a town so called.

Reciprocal: Judges 4:12 - mount Tabor 1 Chronicles 6:75 - Hukok

Verse 35

Hammath: Genesis 10:18, Numbers 13:21, Numbers 34:8, Numbers 34:8, 1 Kings 8:65, Hamath

Chinnereth: Joshua 11:2, Chinneroth, Joshua 13:27, Mark 6:53, Gennesaret

Reciprocal: Numbers 34:11 - sea of Chinnereth Joshua 21:32 - Hammothdor 1 Chronicles 6:76 - Hammon

Verse 36

Hazor: Joshua 11:1, Joshua 11:20, Joshua 12:19

Reciprocal: Judges 4:2 - Hazor 1 Kings 9:15 - Hazor

Verse 37

Kedesh: Joshua 12:22, Joshua 20:7

Reciprocal: Joshua 21:32 - Kedesh Judges 4:6 - Kedeshnaphtali Judges 4:11 - Zaanaim 2 Kings 15:29 - Kedesh 1 Chronicles 6:72 - Kedesh 1 Chronicles 6:76 - Kedesh

Verse 38

Bethanath: Eusebius mentions a town of the name of בפבםביבם, fifteen miles from Cesarea. - Diocesarea or Sephoris probably.

Bethshemesh: Joshua 19:22

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 14:11 - Bethshemesh

Verse 40

Reciprocal: Numbers 26:55 - by lot Numbers 34:17 - are the names Joshua 10:40 - all the country Judges 18:1 - the tribe Judges 18:30 - set up Ezekiel 48:1 - Dan

Verse 41

Zorah: Situated on the frontiers of Dan and Judah, tens miles north from Eleutheropolis, towards Nicoplis, according to Eusebius, not far from Caphar Sorek. Joshua 15:33, Zoreah, Judges 13:2, Judges 13:25, Judges 16:31, Judges 18:2, 1 Chronicles 2:53, 2 Chronicles 11:10

Irshemesh: Supposed by some to be the same as Beth-shemesh in the tribe of Judah; but this latter city is evidently distinguished from it by being assigned by the tribe of Judah to the Levites - Joshua 21:16. Ir-shemesh rendered נןכיעבללבץע by the LXX, seems to be the same as Emmaus or Nicopolis, 22 miles south-east from Lydda, according to the Old Jerusalem Itinerary.

Reciprocal: Numbers 34:17 - are the names Nehemiah 11:29 - Zareah

Verse 42

Shaalabbin: Eusebius calls it בכבגב, and places it in Samaria, and Jerome calls it Salebi - Ezek. 48 and joins it to Ajalon and Emmaus. Judges 1:35, Shaalbim

Ajalon: This appears to be the Ajalon which Jerome places two miles from Nicopolis or Emmaus, in the road to Jerusalem. Joshua 10:12, Joshua 21:24, 1 Samuel 14:31

Reciprocal: Judges 12:12 - Aijalon 1 Kings 4:9 - Shaalbim 1 Chronicles 8:13 - Aijalon 2 Chronicles 11:10 - Zorah

Verse 43

Thimnathah: Genesis 38:12, Judges 14:1, Judges 14:2, Timnath

Ekron: Ekron is placed by Eusebius between Ashdod and Jamnia, eastward; and probably the ruined village of Tookrair, mentioned by Dr. Richarson, situated on the top of a hill, and which he says seems to have been a place of considerable consequence, occupies its site. Joshua 15:45, 1 Samuel 5:10, Amos 1:8

Reciprocal: Joshua 15:11 - Ekron

Verse 44

Gibbethon: Joshua 21:23, 1 Kings 15:27, 1 Kings 16:15

Baalath: 1 Kings 9:18

Reciprocal: Joshua 15:11 - mount Baalah 1 Kings 9:17 - Bethhoron 2 Chronicles 8:6 - Baalath

Verse 45

Gathrimmon: Joshua 21:24

Reciprocal: Joshua 21:23 - Eltekeh

Verse 46

before: or, over against

Japho: or, Joppa, Jonah 1:3, Acts 9:36, Acts 9:43, Acts 10:8

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 2:16 - as much as thou shalt need

Verse 47

the coast: Judges 1:34, Judges 1:35, Judges 18:1-Joel :

called Leshem: Judges 18:7, Judges 18:27, Judges 18:29, Laish

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 33:22 - General Deuteronomy 34:1 - Dan 2 Samuel 24:6 - land of Tahtimhodshi 2 Kings 6:1 - too strait for us

Verse 49

gave: Ezekiel 45:7, Ezekiel 45:8

Verse 50

Timnathserah: Joshua 24:30, Judges 2:9, Timnath-heres, 1 Chronicles 7:24

Verse 51

These are: Joshua 14:1, Numbers 34:17-Joel :, Psalms 47:3, Psalms 47:4, Matthew 20:23, Matthew 25:34, John 14:2, John 14:3, John 17:2, Hebrews 4:8, Hebrews 4:9

in Shiloh: Joshua 18:1, Joshua 18:10, Genesis 49:10, Judges 21:19, Judges 21:21, 1 Samuel 1:3, Psalms 78:60, Jeremiah 7:12-2 Chronicles :

Reciprocal: Exodus 6:14 - the heads Numbers 34:29 - General Joshua 11:23 - according to their Joshua 12:7 - Joshua gave Joshua 21:1 - the heads Psalms 78:55 - divided

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Joshua 19". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/joshua-19.html.