Joshua 12:8
New International Version
The lands included the hill country, the western foothills, the Arabah, the mountain slopes, the wilderness and the Negev. These were the lands of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites. These were the kings:

New Living Translation
including the hill country, the western foothills, the Jordan Valley, the mountain slopes, the Judean wilderness, and the Negev. The people who lived in this region were the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites.) These are the kings Israel defeated:

English Standard Version
in the hill country, in the lowland, in the Arabah, in the slopes, in the wilderness, and in the Negeb, the land of the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites):

Berean Study Bible
the hill country, the foothills, the Arabah, the slopes, the wilderness, and the Negev—the lands of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites):

King James Bible
In the mountains, and in the valleys, and in the plains, and in the springs, and in the wilderness, and in the south country; the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites:

New King James Version
in the mountain country, in the lowlands, in the Jordan plain, in the slopes, in the wilderness, and in the South—the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites:

New American Standard Bible
in the hill country, in the lowland, in the Arabah, on the slopes, in the wilderness, and in the Negev; the Hittite, the Amorite and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite:

NASB 1995
in the hill country, in the lowland, in the Arabah, on the slopes, and in the wilderness, and in the Negev; the Hittite, the Amorite and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite and the Jebusite:

NASB 1977
in the hill country, in the lowland, in the Arabah, on the slopes, and in the wilderness, and in the Negev; the Hittite, the Amorite and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite and the Jebusite:

Amplified Bible
in the hill country, in the lowland (foothills), in the Arabah [plain], on the slopes [descending to the Dead Sea], and in the wilderness, and in the Negev (South country)—the [lands of the] Hittite, the Amorite and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite and the Jebusite:

Christian Standard Bible
the hill country, the Judean foothills, the Arabah, the slopes, the wilderness, and the Negev—the lands of the Hethites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites):

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the hill country, the Judean foothills, the Arabah, the slopes, the desert, and the Negev of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites):

American Standard Version
in the hill-country, and in the lowland, and in the Arabah, and in the slopes, and in the wilderness, and in the South; the Hittite, the Amorite, and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
In the mountains and in the valleys and in Araba and in Ashdod and in the wilderness and in the South, and the Khithites and the Amorites and the Canaanites and the Perizzites and the Khivites and the Yebusites

Brenton Septuagint Translation
in the mountain, and in the plain, and in Araba, and in Asedoth, and in the wilderness, and Nageb; the Chettite, and the Amorite, and the Chananite, and the Pherezite, and the Evite, and the Jebusite.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As well in the mountains as in the plains and the champaign countries. In Asedoth, and in the wilderness, and in the south was the Hethite and the Amorrhite, the Chanaanite and the Pherezite, the Hevite and the Jebusite.

English Revised Version
in the hill country, and in the lowland, and in the Arabah, and in the slopes, and in the wilderness, and in the South; the Hittite, the Amorite, and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite:

Good News Translation
This portion included the hill country, the western foothills, the Jordan Valley and its foothills, the eastern slopes, and the dry country in the south. This land had been the home of the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
It included the mountains, foothills, plains, slopes, desert, and the Negev [that the] Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites [had possessed]. The kings were

International Standard Version
in the mountain regions, in the Arabah, on the foothills, in the wilderness, in the Negev; that is, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites:

JPS Tanakh 1917
in the hill-country, and in the Lowland, and in the Arabah, and in the slopes, and in the wilderness, and in the South; the Hittite, the Amorite, and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite:

Literal Standard Version
in the hill-country, and in the low country, and in the plain, and in the springs, and in the wilderness, and in the south; the Hittite, the Amorite, and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite:

NET Bible
including the hill country, the lowlands, the Arabah, the slopes, the wilderness, and the Negev--the land of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites:

New Heart English Bible
in the hill country, and in the lowland, and in the Arabah, and in the slopes, and in the wilderness, and in the Negev; the Hethite, the Amorite, and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite:

World English Bible
in the hill country, and in the lowland, and in the Arabah, and in the slopes, and in the wilderness, and in the South; the Hittite, the Amorite, and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite:

Young's Literal Translation
in the hill-country, and in the low country, and in the plain, and in the springs, and in the wilderness, and in the south; the Hittite, the Amorite, and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite:

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Kings Defeated West of the Jordan
7And these are the kings of the land that Joshua and the Israelites conquered beyond the Jordan to the west, from Baal-gad in the Valley of Lebanon to Mount Halak, which rises toward Seir (according to the allotments to the tribes of Israel, Joshua gave them as an inheritance 8the hill country, the foothills, the Arabah, the slopes, the wilderness, and the Negev— the lands of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites): 9the king of Jericho, one; the king of Ai, which is near Bethel, one;…

Cross References
Genesis 10:17
the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites,

Genesis 12:9
And Abram journeyed on toward the Negev.

Genesis 13:7
And there was discord between the herdsmen of Abram and the herdsmen of Lot. At that time the Canaanites and the Perizzites were also living in the land.

Joshua 11:16
So Joshua took this entire region: the hill country, all the Negev, all the land of Goshen, the western foothills, the Arabah, and the mountains of Israel and their foothills,


Treasury of Scripture

In the mountains, and in the valleys, and in the plains, and in the springs, and in the wilderness, and in the south country; the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites:

the mountains

Joshua 10:40
So Joshua smote all the country of the hills, and of the south, and of the vale, and of the springs, and all their kings: he left none remaining, but utterly destroyed all that breathed, as the LORD God of Israel commanded.

Joshua 11:16
So Joshua took all that land, the hills, and all the south country, and all the land of Goshen, and the valley, and the plain, and the mountain of Israel, and the valley of the same;

the Hittites

Joshua 9:1
And it came to pass, when all the kings which were on this side Jordan, in the hills, and in the valleys, and in all the coasts of the great sea over against Lebanon, the Hittite, and the Amorite, the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite, heard thereof;

Genesis 15:18-21
In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates: …

Exodus 3:8
And I am come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land unto a good land and a large, unto a land flowing with milk and honey; unto the place of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites.









Verse 8. - The mountains. "Which, as the mountains of Judah (Joshua 15:48), Ephraim (Joshua 16:1), and Naphtali (Joshua 19:32), ran through the midst of the land" (Knobel). See Joshua 11:16, 21, and note.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
the hill country,
בָּהָ֣ר (bā·hār)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2022: Mountain, hill, hill country

the foothills,
וּבַשְּׁפֵלָ֗ה (ū·ḇaš·šə·p̄ê·lāh)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8219: Lowland

the Arabah,
וּבָֽעֲרָבָה֙ (ū·ḇā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6160: Arabah -- a steppe or desert plain, also a desert valley running south from the Sea of Galilee

the slopes,
וּבָ֣אֲשֵׁד֔וֹת (ū·ḇā·’ă·šê·ḏō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - common plural
Strong's 794: A foundation, (mountain) slope

the wilderness,
וּבַמִּדְבָּ֖ר (ū·ḇam·miḏ·bār)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4057: A pasture, a desert, speech

and the Negev—
וּבַנֶּ֑גֶב (ū·ḇan·ne·ḡeḇ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 5045: South country, the Negeb, south

[the lands of] the Hittites,
הַֽחִתִּי֙ (ha·ḥit·tî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2850: Hittite -- a Chittite

Amorites,
הָֽאֱמֹרִ֔י (hā·’ĕ·mō·rî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 567: Amorites -- perhaps 'mountain dwellers', a Canaanite tribe

Canaanites,
וְהַֽכְּנַעֲנִי֙ (wə·hak·kə·na·‘ă·nî)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3669: Canaanite -- inhabitant of Canaan

Perizzites,
הַפְּרִזִּ֔י (hap·pə·riz·zî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6522: Perizzite -- a people in the land of Canaan

Hivites,
הַחִוִּ֖י (ha·ḥiw·wî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2340: Hivite -- a Chivvite

and Jebusites):
וְהַיְבוּסִֽי׃ (wə·hay·ḇū·sî)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2983: Jebusite -- inhabitant of Jebus


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