Joshua 15:8
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English Standard Version
Then the boundary goes up by the Valley of the Son of Hinnom at the southern shoulder of the Jebusite (that is, Jerusalem). And the boundary goes up to the top of the mountain that lies over against the Valley of Hinnom, on the west, at the northern end of the Valley of Rephaim.

King James Bible
And the border went up by the valley of the son of Hinnom unto the south side of the Jebusite; the same is Jerusalem: and the border went up to the top of the mountain that lieth before the valley of Hinnom westward, which is at the end of the valley of the giants northward:

American Standard Version
and the border went up by the valley of the son of Hinnom unto the side of the Jebusite southward (the same is Jerusalem); and the border went up to the top of the mountain that lieth before the valley of Hinnom westward, which is at the uttermost part of the vale of Rephaim northward;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And it goeth up by the valley of the son of Ennom on the side of the Jebusite towards the south, the same is Jerusalem: and thence ascending to the top of the mountain, which is over against Geennom to the west in the end of the valley of Raphaim, northward.

English Revised Version
and the border went up by the valley of the son of Hinnom unto the side of the Jebusite southward (the same is Jerusalem): and the border went up to the top of the mountain that lieth before the valley of Hinnom westward, which is at the uttermost part of the vale of Rephaim northward:

Webster's Bible Translation
And the border went up by the valley of the son of Hinnom, to the south side of the Jebusite; the same is Jerusalem: and the border went up to the top of the mountain that lieth before the valley of Hinnom westward, which is at the end of the valley of the giants northward:

Joshua 15:8 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The southern boundary. This was also the southern boundary of the land of Israel generally, and coincided with the southern boundary of Canaan as described in Numbers 34:3-5. It went out "from the end of the salt sea, namely, from the tongue which turneth to the south," i.e., from the southern point of the Dead Sea, which is now a salt marsh.

Joshua 15:8 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

valley of the son A valley near to Jerusalem

Joshua 18:16 And the border came down to the end of the mountain that lies before the valley of the son of Hinnom...

2 Kings 23:10 And he defiled Topheth, which is in the valley of the children of Hinnom...

2 Chronicles 28:3 Moreover he burnt incense in the valley of the son of Hinnom, and burnt his children in the fire...

Jeremiah 7:31,32 And they have built the high places of Tophet, which is in the valley of the son of Hinnom...

Jeremiah 19:2,6,14 And go forth to the valley of the son of Hinnom, which is by the entry of the east gate...

the Jebusite

Joshua 15:63 As for the Jebusites the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the children of Judah could not drive them out...

Joshua 18:28 And Zelah, Eleph, and Jebusi, which is Jerusalem, Gibeath, and Kirjath; fourteen cities with their villages...

Judges 1:8,21 Now the children of Judah had fought against Jerusalem, and had taken it, and smitten it with the edge of the sword...

Judges 19:10 But the man would not tarry that night, but he rose up and departed, and came over against Jebus, which is Jerusalem...

valley of the giants Situated apparently west of jerusalem and mount Moriah

Joshua 18:16 And the border came down to the end of the mountain that lies before the valley of the son of Hinnom...

2 Samuel 5:18,22 The Philistines also came and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim...

Isaiah 17:5 And it shall be as when the harvestman gathers the corn, and reaps the ears with his arm...

the valley of Rephaim

Cross References
Joshua 15:63
But the Jebusites, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the people of Judah could not drive out, so the Jebusites dwell with the people of Judah at Jerusalem to this day.

2 Samuel 5:18
Now the Philistines had come and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim.

1 Chronicles 11:4
And David and all Israel went to Jerusalem, that is, Jebus, where the Jebusites were, the inhabitants of the land.

2 Chronicles 28:3
and he made offerings in the Valley of the Son of Hinnom and burned his sons as an offering, according to the abominations of the nations whom the LORD drove out before the people of Israel.

Jeremiah 19:2
and go out to the Valley of the Son of Hinnom at the entry of the Potsherd Gate, and proclaim there the words that I tell you.

Jeremiah 19:6
therefore, behold, days are coming, declares the LORD, when this place shall no more be called Topheth, or the Valley of the Son of Hinnom, but the Valley of Slaughter.

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