Joshua 18:17
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
It extendedוְתָאַ֣ר
(ve·ta·'ar)
8388a: probably to inclinea prim. root
northwardמִצָּפֹ֗ון
(mi·tza·fo·vn)
6828: northfrom tsaphan
and wentוְיָצָא֙
(ve·ya·tza)
3318: to go or come outa prim. root
to En-shemeshשֶׁ֔מֶשׁ
(she·mesh,)
5885: "spring of (the) sun," a place on the border between Judah and Benjaminfrom ayin and shemesh
and wentוְיָצָא֙
(ve·ya·tza)
3318: to go or come outa prim. root
to Geliloth,גְּלִילֹ֔ות
(ge·li·lo·vt,)
1553: "circles," a Pal. place namepl. of gelilah
whichאֲשֶׁר־
(a·sher-)
834: who, which, thata prim. pronoun
is oppositeנֹ֖כַח
(no·chach)
5227: in front of, opposite tofrom an unused word
the ascentמַעֲלֵ֣ה
(ma·'a·leh)
4608: an ascentfrom alah
of Adummim,אֲדֻמִּ֑ים
(a·dum·mim;)
131: a place between Jer. and Jerichofrom the same as adom
and it went downוְיָרַ֕ד
(ve·ya·rad)
3381: to come or go down, descenda prim. root
to the stoneאֶ֥בֶן
(e·ven)
68: a stonea prim. root
of Bohanבֹּ֖הַן
(bo·han)
932: "closing," a desc. of Reubenfrom the same as bohen
the sonבֶּן־
(ben-)
1121: sona prim. root
of Reuben.רְאוּבֵֽן׃
(re·'u·ven.)
7205: "behold a son!" oldest son of Jacob, also his desc.from raah and ben









KJV Lexicon
And was drawn
ta'ar  (taw-ar')
to delineate; reflex. to extend -- be drawn, mark out, (Rimmon-)methoar
from the north
tsaphown  (tsaw-fone')
hidden, i.e. dark; used only of the north as a quarter (gloomy and unknown) -- north(-ern, side, -ward, wind).
and went forth
yatsa'  (yaw-tsaw')
to go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim.
to Enshemesh
`Eyn Shemesh  (ane sheh'-mesh)
fountain of the sun; En-Shemesh, a place in Palestine -- En-shemesh.
and went forth
yatsa'  (yaw-tsaw')
to go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim.
toward Geliloth
Gliylowth  (ghel-ee-lowth')
circles; Geliloth, a place in Palestine -- Geliloth.
which is over against
nokach  (no'-kakh)
the front part; used adverbially (especially with preposition), opposite, in front of, forward, in behalf of -- (over) against, before, direct(-ly), for, right (on).
the going up
ma`aleh  (mah-al-eh')
ascent, before, chiefest, cliff, that goeth up, going up, hill, mounting up, stairs.
of Adummim
'Adummiym  (ad-oom-meem')
red spots; Adummim, a pass in Palestine -- Adummim.
and descended
yarad  (yaw-rad')
to descend; causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications)
to the stone
'eben  (eh'-ben)
a stone -- + carbuncle, + mason, + plummet, (chalk-, hail-, head-, sling-)stone(-ny), (divers) weight(-s).
of Bohan
Bohan  (bo'han)
thumb, Bohan, an Israelite -- Bohan.
the son
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
of Reuben
R'uwben  (reh-oo-bane')
see ye a son; Reuben, a son of Jacob -- Reuben.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
It extended northward and went to En-shemesh and went to Geliloth, which is opposite the ascent of Adummim, and it went 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,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It curved northward and went to En-shemesh and on to Geliloth, which is opposite the Ascent of Adummim, and continued down to the Stone of Bohan son of Reuben.

International Standard Version
Then it turned north toward En-shemesh and proceeded from there to Geliloth opposite the ascent of Adummim, where it turned toward the Stone of Bohan, Reuben's son,

NET Bible
It went northward, extending to En Shemesh and Geliloth opposite the Pass of Adummim, and descended to the Stone of Bohan son of Reuben.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then it turns north and goes to En Shemesh and from there to the region opposite the Adummim Pass. It descends to the Rock of Bohan, son of Reuben.

King James 2000 Bible
And it went around from the north, and went forth to Enshemesh, and went forth toward Geliloth, which is opposite the ascent of Adummim, and descended to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben,
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