Ezekiel 47:20
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New American Standard Bible
"The west side shall be the Great Sea, from the south border to a point opposite Lebo-hamath. This is the west side.

King James Bible
The west side also shall be the great sea from the border, till a man come over against Hamath. This is the west side.

Darby Bible Translation
And the west side shall be the great sea from the border, as far as over against the entering into Hamath: This is the west side.

World English Bible
The west side shall be the great sea, from the [south] border as far as over against the entrance of Hamath. This is the west side.

Young's Literal Translation
And the west quarter is the great sea, from the border till over-against the coming in to Hamath: this is the west quarter.

Ezekiel 47:20 Parallel
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Ezekiel 47:20 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Coast of the Asphaltites, the Essenes. En-Gedi.
"On the western shore" (of the Asphaltites) "dwell the Essenes; whom persons, guilty of any crimes, fly from on every side. A nation it is that lives alone, and of all other nations in the whole world, most to be admired; they are without any woman; all lust banished, &c. Below these, was the town Engadda, the next to Jerusalem for fruitfulness, and groves of palm-trees, now another burying-place. From thence stands Massada, a castle in a rock, and this castle not far from the Asphaltites." Solinus,
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

The Iranian Conquest
Drawn by Boudier, from the engraving in Coste and Flandin. The vignette, drawn by Faucher-Gudin, from a statuette in terra-cotta, found in Southern Russia, represents a young Scythian. The Iranian religions--Cyrus in Lydia and at Babylon: Cambyses in Egypt --Darius and the organisation of the empire. The Median empire is the least known of all those which held sway for a time over the destinies of a portion of Western Asia. The reason of this is not to be ascribed to the shortness of its duration:
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 9

Cross References
Numbers 34:6
As for the western border, you shall have the Great Sea, that is, its coastline; this shall be your west border.

Judges 3:3
These nations are: the five lords of the Philistines and all the Canaanites and the Sidonians and the Hivites who lived in Mount Lebanon, from Mount Baal-hermon as far as Lebo-hamath.

2 Chronicles 7:8
So Solomon observed the feast at that time for seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great assembly who came from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of Egypt.

Ezekiel 47:16
Hamath, Berothah, Sibraim, which is between the border of Damascus and the border of Hamath; Hazer-hatticon, which is by the border of Hauran.

Ezekiel 47:21
"So you shall divide this land among yourselves according to the tribes of Israel.

Ezekiel 48:1
"Now these are the names of the tribes: from the northern extremity, beside the way of Hethlon to Lebo-hamath, as far as Hazar-enan at the border of Damascus, toward the north beside Hamath, running from east to west, Dan, one portion.

Amos 6:14
"For behold, I am going to raise up a nation against you, O house of Israel," declares the LORD God of hosts, "And they will afflict you from the entrance of Hamath To the brook of the Arabah."

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