Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

Joshua 18:19

The border continued to the side of Beth-hoglah northward; and the border ended at the north bay of the Salt Sea, at the south end of the Jordan. This was the south border.
New American Standard Version

Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Benjamin;   Beth-Hogla;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - Benjamin, Tribe of;  
Dictionaries:
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Beth-Hoglah;   Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Arabah;   Benjamin;   Palestine;   Salt;   Easton Bible Dictionary - Bay;   Fausset Bible Dictionary - Beth-Hoglah;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Joshua, the Book of;   Tribes of Israel, the;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Benjamin;   Beth-Hoglah;   Joshua;   Priests and Levites;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Bethhogla, Bethhoglah ;   Smith Bible Dictionary - Beth-Hog'la;  
Encyclopedias:
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Bay (2);   Beth-Hoglah;   Dead Sea, the;   Joshua, Book of;   The Jewish Encyclopedia - Benjamin;  

Adam Clarke Commentary

The north bay of the Salt Sea - As the word לשון leshon signifies the tongue, it may here refer to the point of the Dead or Salt Sea. Of these tongues or points it had two, one on the north, and the other on the south.

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Clarke, Adam. "Commentary on Joshua 18:19". "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 passed along to the side of Bethhoglah northward,.... Inclining somewhat toward the north, but not leaving the city to the north, for it is included in the lot of Benjamin, Joshua 18:21; of which place see Joshua 15:6,

and the outgoings of the border were at the north bay of the salt sea; here ended the southern border of Benjamin, even at the bay or creek of the salt sea, which looked northward, as the southern border of Judah began at that bay of it, which looked southward, Joshua 15:2,

at the south end of Jordan; where it fell into the salt sea:

this was the south coast; as before described.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on Joshua 18:19". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/joshua-18.html. 1999.

Geneva Study Bible

And the border passed along to the side of Bethhoglah northward: and the outgoings of the border were at the north bay of the salt sea at the south m end of Jordan: this [was] the south coast.

(m) To the very straight, where the river runs into the Salt sea.
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Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on Joshua 18:19". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/joshua-18.html. 1599-1645.

George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary

Towards, (contra linguam) " the bay on the north," &c. (Haydock) --- There is another on the south, chap. xv. 2.

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Haydock, George Leo. "Commentary on Joshua 18:19". "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/joshua-18.html. 1859.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the border passed along to the side of Bethhoglah northward: and the outgoings of the border were at the north bay of the salt sea at the south end of Jordan: this was the south coast.
bay
Heb. tongue.
15:2; *marg:; Isaiah 11:15
the salt
3:16; 12:3; Genesis 14:3; 19:25; Numbers 34:3; Deuteronomy 3:17
this was the
The borders of this tribe on the north were the same as those of Ephraim on the south, and his southern boundaries the same as the northern borders of Judah; but drawn from west to east, instead of from east to west (ch. 15:1-12; ch. 16.) As the inheritance of Benjamin did not extend to the Mediterranean sea, and no other sea or lake is known to have been in those parts, perhaps this depression, "compassed the corner of the sea southward," (ver. 14,) should be rendered, "made a circuit on the side next the sea towards the south;" for it seems to connect the northern border, in the preceding verses, with the southern which follows.
Reciprocal: Joshua 15:6 - Bethhogla;  Joshua 18:21 - Bethhoglah

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Joshua 18:19". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/joshua-18.html.