Joshua 18:17
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English Standard Version
Then it bends in a northerly direction going on to En-shemesh, and from there goes to Geliloth, which is opposite the ascent of Adummim. Then it goes down to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben,

King James Bible
And was drawn from the north, and went forth to Enshemesh, and went forth toward Geliloth, which is over against the going up of Adummim, and descended to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben,

American Standard Version
and it extended northward, and went out at En-shemesh, and went out to Geliloth, which is over against the ascent of Adummim; and it went down to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Passing thence to the north, and going out to Ensemes, that is to say, the fountain of the sue:

English Revised Version
and it was drawn on the north, and went out at En-shemesh, and went out to Geliloth, which is over against the ascent of Adummim; and it went down to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben;

Webster's Bible Translation
And was drawn from the north, and went forth to En-shemesh, and went forth towards Geliloth, which is over against the going up of Adummim, and descended to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben,

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Inheritance of the Tribe of Benjamin. - Joshua 18:11-20. Boundaries of the inheritance. - Joshua 18:11. The territory of their lot (i.e., the territory assigned to the Benjaminites by lot) came out (through the falling out of the lot) between the sons of Judah and the sons of Joseph.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

En-shemesh The fountain of the Sun; whether a town, or simply a fountain, is uncertain.

Geliloth Geliloth is probably the same as Gilgal; some think that is probably not the proper name of a place: `And went forth towards the borders which are over against the ascent to Adummim.' Others render Geliloth circuits or roundings, or the hills about Jordan, tumuli Jordanis. Vulgate: pertransit usque ad tumulos.

the stone

Joshua 15:6 And the border went up to Bethhogla, and passed along by the north of Betharabah...

Cross References
Joshua 15:6
And the boundary goes up to Beth-hoglah and passes along north of Beth-arabah. And the boundary goes up to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben.

Joshua 15:7
And the boundary goes up to Debir from the Valley of Achor, and so northward, turning toward Gilgal, which is opposite the ascent of Adummim, which is on the south side of the valley. And the boundary passes along to the waters of En-shemesh and ends at En-rogel.

Joshua 18:18
and passing on to the north of the shoulder of Beth-arabah it goes down to the Arabah.

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