New International Version
Nibshan, the City of Salt and En Gedi--six towns and their villages.
King James Bible
And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and Engedi; six cities with their villages.
Darby Bible Translation
and Nibshan, and Ir-Hammelah, and En-gedi: six cities and their hamlets.
World English Bible
Nibshan, the City of Salt, and En Gedi; six cities with their villages.
Young's Literal Translation
and Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and En-Gedi; six cities and their villages.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The city of Salt - Or of Melach. This city was somewhere in the vicinity of the lake Asphaltites, the waters of which are the saltest perhaps in the world. The whole country abounds with salt: see the note on Genesis 19:25. Some suppose that it is the same as Zoar, the place to which Lot escaped after the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.
En-gedi - The well of the kid: it was situated between Jericho and the lake of Sodom or Dead Sea.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the city of This city was situated somewhere in the vicinity, west of the lake Asphaltites; and supposed by some to be the same as Zoar.
En-gedi En-gedi, or Hazazon-Tamar, was situated, according to Eusebius, in the desert west of the Dead Sea. Josephus says it was
300 stadia from Jerusalem, and not far from the lake Asphaltites; and consequently it could not have been far from Jericho and the mouth of the Jordan. It was celebrated for the abundance of its palm-trees.
LibraryThe Sea of Sodom
The bounds of Judea, on both sides, are the sea; the western bound is the Mediterranean,--the eastern, the Dead sea, or the sea of Sodom. This the Jewish writers every where call, which you may not so properly interpret here, "the salt sea," as "the bituminous sea." In which sense word for word, "Sodom's salt," but properly "Sodom's bitumen," doth very frequently occur among them. The use of it was in the holy incense. They mingled 'bitumen,' 'the amber of Jordan,' and [an herb known to few], with …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
Sennacherib (705-681 B. C. )
Kadesh. Rekam, and that Double. Inquiry is Made, Whether the Doubling it in the Maps is Well Done.
In the wilderness: Beth Arabah, Middin, Sekakah,
Judah could not dislodge the Jebusites, who were living in Jerusalem; to this day the Jebusites live there with the people of Judah.
1 Samuel 23:29
And David went up from there and lived in the strongholds of En Gedi.
2 Chronicles 20:2
Some people came and told Jehoshaphat, "A vast army is coming against you from Edom, from the other side of the Dead Sea. It is already in Hazezon Tamar" (that is, En Gedi).
Fishermen will stand along the shore; from En Gedi to En Eglaim there will be places for spreading nets. The fish will be of many kinds--like the fish of the Mediterranean Sea.
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