1 Chronicles 4:39
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New International Version
and they went to the outskirts of Gedor to the east of the valley in search of pasture for their flocks.

King James Bible
And they went to the entrance of Gedor, even unto the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.

Darby Bible Translation
And they went to the entrance of Gedor, as far as the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.

World English Bible
They went to the entrance of Gedor, even to the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.

Young's Literal Translation
and they go to the entrance of Gedor, unto the east of the valley, to seek pasture for their flock,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

These were their cities unto the reign of David - It appears that David took some of the cities of the Simeonites, and added them to Judah; Ziklag for instance, 1 Samuel 27:6.

As the tribe of Simeon had withdrawn their allegiance from the house of David, the kings of Judah extended their domination as far as possible into the territories of that tribe, so that they were obliged to seek pasture for their flocks at Gedor, and in the mountains of Seir, as we find 1 Chronicles 4:39-42.

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they went. This expedition of the Simeonites took place in the days of Hezekiah, and, as Calmet conjectures, near the time of the captivity of the ten tribes; when the remnant of Simeon would feel themselves obliged to retire more southward into Arabia Petr?a, for fear of the Jews, and to seek pasture for their flocks.

Gedor.

1 Chronicles 4:4,18 And Penuel the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah. These are the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah...

Joshua 12:13 The king of Debir, one; the king of Geder, one;

Geder.

Joshua 15:58 Halhul, Bethzur, and Gedor,

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The Ark among the Flags
'And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi. 2. And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months. 3. And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink. 4. And his sister stood afar off, to wit what would be done to him. 5. And the daughter of Pharaoh came
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
1 Chronicles 4:38
The men listed above by name were leaders of their clans. Their families increased greatly,

1 Chronicles 4:40
They found rich, good pasture, and the land was spacious, peaceful and quiet. Some Hamites had lived there formerly.

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