Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

Joshua 18:16

The border went down to the edge of the hill which is in the valley of Ben-hinnom, which is in the valley of Rephaim northward; and it went down to the valley of Hinnom, to the slope of the Jebusite southward, and went down to En-rogel.
New American Standard Version

Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Benjamin;   En-Rogel;   Hinnom;   Rephaim;   Thompson Chain Reference - Giants;   Hinnom, Valley;   Valley of Hinnom;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - Benjamin, Tribe of;   Valleys;  
Dictionaries:
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Enrogel;   Jerusalem;   Rephaim;   Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Benjamin;   Easton Bible Dictionary - Jebus;   Rephaim, Valley of;   Fausset Bible Dictionary - Enrogel;   Giants;   Jebus;   Jerusalem;   Rephaim, Valley of;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Ben-Hinnom;   Benjamin;   En-Rogel;   Gehenna;   Giants;   Jebusi;   Joshua, the Book of;   Tribes of Israel, the;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Benjamin;   En-Rogel;   Hinnom, Valley of;   Jerusalem;   Joshua;   Nephtoah;   Priests and Levites;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Enrogel ;   Giant;   Hinnom, Valley of;   Jebus, Jebusi ;   Rephaim, Valley of;   Yale, Valley;   People's Dictionary of the Bible - En-rogel;   Hinnom;   Jebus;   Jerusalem;   Rephaim;   Smith Bible Dictionary - En-Ro'gel;   Hin'nom;   Je'bus;   Jebu'si;   Reph'a-Im, the Valley of,;  
Encyclopedias:
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - En-Rogel;   Hinnom, Valley of;   Jebus;   Joshua, Book of;   Rephaim, Vale of;   The Jewish Encyclopedia - Benjamin;   Ge-Hinnom;   Giants;   Rephaim, Vale of;  

Adam Clarke Commentary

To the side of Jebusi - The mountain of Zion, that was near Jerusalem; for Jebusi, or Jebus, was the ancient name of this city.

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Clarke, Adam. "Commentary on Joshua 18:16". "The Adam Clarke Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/joshua-18.html. 1832.

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

And the border came down,.... In the description of the border of Judah, hereabout, it is said to go up, Joshua 15:5; because there, as Jarchi observes, the measure was from east to west, but here from west to east:

to the end of the mountain that lieth before the valley of the son of Hinnom; this south border of Benjamin is the same with the north border of Judah; and the same places are mentioned in the description of the one as of the other, see Joshua 15:8. The mountain is Mount Moriah,

and which is in the valley of the giants on the north; on the north of the valley of Rephaim:

and descended to the valley of Hinnom; the border from the end of Mount Moriah to that valley:

to the side of Jebusi on the south; to the south side of Jerusalem, having that city on the south:

and descended to Enrogel; of which See Gill on Joshua 15:7.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on Joshua 18:16". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/joshua-18.html. 1999.

Wesley's Explanatory Notes

And the border came down to the end of the mountain that lieth before the valley of the son of Hinnom, and which is in the valley of the giants on the north, and descended to the valley of Hinnom, to the side of Jebusi on the south, and descended to Enrogel,

The end of the mountain — The place where the mountain ends, and the valley begins.

Before the valley — That is, in the prospect of that valley.

In the valley on the north — Which extends unto this other valley on the north-side of it.

Of Jebusi — To that part where the Jebusites lived, which was in and near Jerusalem.

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Wesley, John. "Commentary on Joshua 18:16". "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/joshua-18.html. 1765.

Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible

To the end of the mountain, i.e. the place where the mountain ends, and the valley begins.

Before the valley of the son of Hinnom, i.e. in the prospect of that valley; or, that reacheth to that valley on the south.

In the valley of the giants on the north; which extends to this other valley on the north side of it.

To the side of Jebusi; to that part where the Jebusites lived, which was in and near Jerusalem.

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Poole, Matthew, "Commentary on Joshua 18:16". Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/joshua-18.html. 1685.

George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary

Part. Hebrew, "end, or summit." (Calmet) --- That is, &c., and explication added by St. Jerome. Some say this dreadful vale (Haydock) was on the south of Jerusalem. (Button.)

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Haydock, George Leo. "Commentary on Joshua 18:16". "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/joshua-18.html. 1859.

E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

giants. Hebrew. Rephaim. See note on Numbers 13:22. Deuteronomy 1:28. Also App-23and App-25.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Joshua 18:16". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/joshua-18.html. 1909-1922.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the border came down to the end of the mountain that lieth before the valley of the son of Hinnom, and which is in the valley of the giants on the north, and descended to the valley of Hinnom, to the side of Jebusi on the south, and descended to Enrogel,
the valley of the son
15:8; 2 Kings 23:10; 2 Chronicles 28:3; 33:6; Isaiah 30:33; Jeremiah 7:31,32; 19:2,6,11; Jeremiah 32:35
the valley of the giants
See on ch.
15:8; 18:16; 1 Chronicles 14:9
Jebusi
Mount zion, south of Jerusalem; for Jebusi or Jebus was the ancient name of that city.
28; 15:63; Judges 1:8,21; 19:10
En-rogel
15:7; 2 Samuel 17:17; 1 Kings 1:9
Reciprocal: Nehemiah 11:30 - the valley;  Isaiah 17:5 - the valley

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Joshua 18:16". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/joshua-18.html.