Joshua 19:6
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English Standard Version
Beth-lebaoth, and Sharuhen—thirteen cities with their villages;

King James Bible
And Bethlebaoth, and Sharuhen; thirteen cities and their villages:

American Standard Version
and Beth-lebaoth, and Sharuhen; thirteen cities with their villages:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Bethlebaoth and Sarohen: thirteen cities, and their villages.

English Revised Version
and Beth-lebaoth, and Sharuhen; thirteen cities with their villages:

Webster's Bible Translation
And Beth-lebaoth, and Sheruhen; thirteen cities and their villages:

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Zelah, the burial-place of Saul and his family (2 Samuel 21:14), is otherwise unknown. Gibeath or Gibeah, i.e., Gibeah of Benjamin, which was destroyed by the other tribes of Israel in the time of the judges, on account of the flagrant crime which had been committed there (Judges 19-20), is also called Gibeah of Saul, as being the home and capital of Saul (1 Samuel 10:26; 1 Samuel 11:4, etc.), and was situated, according to Judges 19:13 and Isaiah 10:29, between Jerusalem and Ramah, according to Josephus (Bell. Jud. v. 2, 1, 8) about twenty or thirty stadia from Jerusalem. These statements point to the Tell or Tuleil el Phul, i.e., bean-mountain, a conical peak about an hour from Jerusalem, on the road to er-Rm, with a large heap of stones upon the top, probably the ruins of a town that was built of unhewn stones, from which there is a very extensive prospect in all directions (Rob. ii. p. 317). Consequently modern writers have very naturally agreed in the conclusion, that the ancient Gibeah of Benjamin or Saul was situated either by the side of or upon this Tell (see Rob. Bibl. Res. p. 286; Strauss, Sinai, etc., p. 331, ed. 6; v. Raumer, Pal. p. 196). Kirjath has not yet been discovered, and must not be confounded with Kirjath-jearim, which belonged to the tribe of Judah (Joshua 18:14; cf. Joshua 15:60).

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Beth-lebaoth

Joshua 15:32 And Lebaoth, and Shilhim, and Ain, and Rimmon: all the cities are twenty and nine, with their villages:

Cross References
Joshua 19:5
Ziklag, Beth-marcaboth, Hazar-susah,

Joshua 19:7
Ain, Rimmon, Ether, and Ashan--four cities with their villages,

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