Joshua 18:20
New International Version
The Jordan formed the boundary on the eastern side. These were the boundaries that marked out the inheritance of the clans of Benjamin on all sides.

New Living Translation
The eastern boundary was the Jordan River. These were the boundaries of the homeland allocated to the clans of the tribe of Benjamin.

English Standard Version
The Jordan forms its boundary on the eastern side. This is the inheritance of the people of Benjamin, according to their clans, boundary by boundary all around.

Berean Study Bible
On the east side the border was the Jordan. These were the borders around the inheritance of the clans of the tribe of Benjamin.

King James Bible
And Jordan was the border of it on the east side. This was the inheritance of the children of Benjamin, by the coasts thereof round about, according to their families.

New King James Version
The Jordan was its border on the east side. This was the inheritance of the children of Benjamin, according to its boundaries all around, according to their families.

New American Standard Bible
Moreover, the Jordan was its border on the east side. This was the inheritance of the sons of Benjamin according to their families, and according to its borders all around.

NASB 1995
Moreover, the Jordan was its border on the east side. This was the inheritance of the sons of Benjamin, according to their families and according to its borders all around.

NASB 1977
Moreover, the Jordan was its border on the east side. This was the inheritance of the sons of Benjamin, according to their families and according to its borders all around.

Amplified Bible
And the Jordan River was its border on the east side. This was the inheritance of the sons of Benjamin, according to their families and according to its borders all around.

Christian Standard Bible
The Jordan formed the border on the east side. This was the inheritance of Benjamin’s descendants, by their clans, according to its surrounding borders.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Jordan formed the border on the east side. This was the inheritance of Benjamin's descendants, by their clans, according to its surrounding borders.

American Standard Version
And the Jordan was the border of it on the east quarter. This was the inheritance of the children of Benjamin, by the borders thereof round about, according to their families.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And of the Jordan at its border to the side of the East. This is the inheritance of the children of Benjamin at its border, like a circle, for their families

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Jordan shall be their boundary on the east: this is the inheritance of the children of Benjamin, these are their borders round about according to their families.

Contemporary English Version
The Jordan River itself was Benjamin's eastern border. These were the borders of Benjamin's tribal land, where the clans of Benjamin lived.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Which is the border of it on the east side. This is the possession of the children of Benjamin by their borders round about, and their families.

English Revised Version
And Jordan was the border of it on the east quarter. This was the inheritance of the children of Benjamin, by the borders thereof round about, according to their families.

Good News Translation
The Jordan was the eastern border. These were the borders of the land which the families of the tribe of Benjamin received as their possession.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Jordan River is its eastern border. These are the borders surrounding the inheritance given to Benjamin for its families.

International Standard Version
The Jordan River formed its boundary on the east. This is the inheritance for the tribe of Benjamin according to its families, boundary by boundary around the entire territory.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the Jordan was to be the border of it on the east side. This was the inheritance of the children of Benjamin, by the borders thereof round about, according to their families.

Literal Standard Version
and the Jordan borders it at the east quarter; this [is] the inheritance of the sons of Benjamin, by its borders all around, for their families.

NET Bible
The Jordan River borders it on the east. These were the borders of the land assigned to the tribe of Benjamin by its clans.

New Heart English Bible
The Jordan was its border on the east quarter. This was the inheritance of the people of Benjamin, by the borders around it, according to their families.

World English Bible
The Jordan was its border on the east quarter. This was the inheritance of the children of Benjamin, by the borders around it, according to their families.

Young's Literal Translation
and the Jordan doth border it at the east quarter; this is the inheritance of the sons of Benjamin, by its borders round about, for their families.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Benjamin's Inheritance
19The border continued to the northern slope of Beth-hoglah and came out at the northern bay of the Salt Sea, at the mouth of the Jordan. This was the southern border. 20On the east side the border was the Jordan. These were the borders around the inheritance of the clans of the tribe of Benjamin. 21These were the cities of the clans of the tribe of Benjamin: Jericho, Beth-hoglah, Emek-keziz,…

Cross References
Joshua 18:19
The border continued to the northern slope of Beth-hoglah and came out at the northern bay of the Salt Sea, at the mouth of the Jordan. This was the southern border.

Joshua 18:21
These were the cities of the clans of the tribe of Benjamin: Jericho, Beth-hoglah, Emek-keziz,


Treasury of Scripture

And Jordan was the border of it on the east side. This was the inheritance of the children of Benjamin, by the coasts thereof round about, according to their families.

Joshua 18:11
And the lot of the tribe of the children of Benjamin came up according to their families: and the coast of their lot came forth between the children of Judah and the children of Joseph.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
On the east
קֵ֑דְמָה (qê·ḏə·māh)
Adverb | third person feminine singular
Strong's 6924: The front, of place, time

side
לִפְאַת־ (lip̄·’aṯ-)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 6285: Mouth, direction, region, extremity

the border
יִגְבֹּל־ (yiḡ·bōl-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1379: To twist as a, rope, to bound

was the Jordan.
וְהַיַּרְדֵּ֥ן (wə·hay·yar·dên)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3383: Jordan -- the principal river of Palestine

These
זֹ֡את (zōṯ)
Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

[were the] borders
לִגְבֽוּלֹתֶ֛יהָ (liḡ·ḇū·lō·ṯe·hā)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 1367: A boundary, region

around
סָבִ֖יב (sā·ḇîḇ)
Adverb
Strong's 5439: A circle, neighbour, environs, around

the inheritance
נַחֲלַת֩ (na·ḥă·laṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 5159: Something inherited, occupancy, an heirloom, an estate, patrimony, portion

of the clans
לְמִשְׁפְּחֹתָֽם׃ (lə·miš·pə·ḥō·ṯām)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 4940: A family, circle of relatives, a class, a species, sort, a tribe, people

of the tribe
בְּנֵ֨י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Benjamin.
בִנְיָמִ֧ן (ḇin·yā·min)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1144: Benjamin -- 'son of the right hand', youngest son of Jacob, also the name of two other Israelites


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