New American Standard Bible
These are their names: Ben-hur, in the hill country of Ephraim;
King James Bible
And these are their names: The son of Hur, in mount Ephraim:
Darby Bible Translation
And these are their names: Ben-Hur, in mount Ephraim.
World English Bible
These are their names: Ben Hur, in the hill country of Ephraim;
Young's Literal Translation
and these are their names: Ben-Hur in the hill-country of Ephraim;
1 Kings 4:8 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
In this arrangement of the territory into twelve portions, the divisions of the tribes seem to have been adopted as far as could be managed without unfairness. The prefecture of Ben-Hur corresponded nearly to the territory of Ephraim; that of Ben-Dekar to Dan; that of Ben-Hesed to Judah; those of Ben-Abinadab and Baana to Cis-Jordanic Manasseh; that of Ben-Geber to Manasseh beyond Jordan; of Abinadab to Gad; of Ahimaaz to Naphtali; of Baanah to Asher; of Jehoshaphat to Issachar; of Shimei to Benjamin; and of Geber to Reuben. The order in which the prefectures are mentioned is clearly not the geographical. Perhaps it is the order in which they had to supply the king's table.
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Objection 1: It seems that vengeance should be taken on those who have sinned involuntarily. For the will of one man does not follow from the will of another. Yet one man is punished for another, according to Ex. 20:5, "I am . . . God . . . jealous, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation." Thus for the sin of Cham, his son Chanaan was curse (Gn. 9:25) and for the sin of Giezi, his descendants were struck with leprosy (4 Kings 5). Again the blood …
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Adam and Zaretan, Joshua 3
And Eleazar the son of Aaron died; and they buried him at Gibeah of Phinehas his son, which was given him in the hill country of Ephraim.
1 Kings 4:7
Solomon had twelve deputies over all Israel, who provided for the king and his household; each man had to provide for a month in the year.
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