Numbers 34:12
New International Version
Then the boundary will go down along the Jordan and end at the Dead Sea. “’This will be your land, with its boundaries on every side.’”

New Living Translation
and then along the Jordan River to the Dead Sea. These are the boundaries of your land.”

English Standard Version
And the border shall go down to the Jordan, and its limit shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land as defined by its borders all around.”

Berean Study Bible
Then the border will go down along the Jordan and end at the Salt Sea. This will be your land, defined by its borders on all sides.”

King James Bible
And the border shall go down to Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the salt sea: this shall be your land with the coasts thereof round about.

New King James Version
the border shall go down along the Jordan, and it shall end at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land with its surrounding boundaries.’ ”

New American Standard Bible
And the border shall go down to the Jordan, and its termination shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land according to its borders on all sides.’”

NASB 1995
‘And the border shall go down to the Jordan and its termination shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land according to its borders all around.’”

NASB 1977
‘And the border shall go down to the Jordan and its termination shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land according to its borders all around.’”

Amplified Bible
and the [eastern] boundary shall go down to the Jordan [River], and its limit shall be at the Salt (Dead) Sea. This shall be your land according to its boundaries all around.’”

Christian Standard Bible
Then the border will go down to the Jordan and end at the Dead Sea. This will be your land defined by its borders on all sides.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the border will go down to the Jordan and end at the Dead Sea. This will be your land defined by its borders on all sides.”

American Standard Version
and the border shall go down to the Jordan, and the goings out thereof shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land according to the borders thereof round about.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the border will be going down to the Jordan and its limits shall be to the Salt Sea; this will be your land with its borders all around.’”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the border shall go down to Jordan, and the termination shall be the salt sea; this shall be your land and its borders round about.

Contemporary English Version
then follow the Jordan River down to the north end of the Dead Sea. The land within those four borders will belong to you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And shall reach as far as the Jordan, and at the last shall be closed in by the most salt sea. This shall be your land with its borders round about.

English Revised Version
and the border shall go down to Jordan, and the goings out thereof shall be at the Salt Sea: this shall be your land according to the borders thereof round about.

Good News Translation
then south along the Jordan River to the Dead Sea. "These will be the four borders of your land."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the border goes along the Jordan River so that it ends at the Dead Sea. "This will be your land and the borders around it."

International Standard Version
The border is to continue along the Jordan River all the way to the Dead Sea. This is to be your land, as measured by its boundaries.'"

JPS Tanakh 1917
and the border shall go down to the Jordan, and the goings out thereof shall be at the Salt Sea; this shall be your land according to the borders thereof round about.'

Literal Standard Version
and the border has gone down to the Jordan, and its outgoings have been at the Salt Sea; this is the land for you by its borders all around.”

NET Bible
Then the border will continue down the Jordan River and its direction will be to the Salt Sea. This will be your land by its borders that surround it.'"

New Heart English Bible
and the border shall go down to the Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land according to its borders around it.'"

World English Bible
and the border shall go down to the Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land according to its borders around it.'"

Young's Literal Translation
and the border hath gone down to the Jordan, and its outgoings have been at the Salt Sea; this is for you the land by its borders round about.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Boundaries of Canaan
11then go down from Shepham to Riblah on the east side of Ain and continue along the slopes east of the Sea of Chinnereth. 12Then the border will go down along the Jordan and end at the Salt Sea. This will be your land, defined by its borders on all sides.” 13So Moses commanded the Israelites, “Apportion this land by lot as an inheritance. The LORD has commanded that it be given to the nine and a half tribes.…

Cross References
Genesis 14:3
The latter five came as allies to the Valley of Siddim (that is, the Salt Sea).

Numbers 34:11
then go down from Shepham to Riblah on the east side of Ain and continue along the slopes east of the Sea of Chinnereth.

Numbers 34:13
So Moses commanded the Israelites, "Apportion this land by lot as an inheritance. The LORD has commanded that it be given to the nine and a half tribes.


Treasury of Scripture

And the border shall go down to Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the salt sea: this shall be your land with the coasts thereof round about.

the salt sea

Numbers 34:3
Then your south quarter shall be from the wilderness of Zin along by the coast of Edom, and your south border shall be the outmost coast of the salt sea eastward:

Genesis 13:10
And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.

Genesis 14:3
All these were joined together in the vale of Siddim, which is the salt sea.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then the border
הַגְּבוּל֙ (hag·gə·ḇūl)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1366: A cord, a boundary, the territory inclosed

will go down
וְיָרַ֤ד (wə·yā·raḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3381: To come or go down, descend

along the Jordan
הַיַּרְדֵּ֔נָה (hay·yar·dê·nāh)
Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3383: Jordan -- the principal river of Palestine

and end
וְהָי֥וּ (wə·hā·yū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

at the Salt
הַמֶּ֑לַח (ham·me·laḥ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4417: Powder, salt

Sea.
יָ֣ם (yām)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3220: A sea, the Mediterranean Sea, large river, an artifical basin

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

will be
תִּהְיֶ֨ה (tih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

your land,
הָאָ֛רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

defined by its borders
לִגְבֻלֹתֶ֖יהָ (liḡ·ḇu·lō·ṯe·hā)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 1367: A boundary, region

on all sides.”
סָבִֽיב׃ (sā·ḇîḇ)
Adverb
Strong's 5439: A circle, neighbour, environs, around


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