New International Version
The western boundary is the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea. These are the boundaries around the people of Judah by their clans.
King James Bible
And the west border was to the great sea, and the coast thereof. This is the coast of the children of Judah round about according to their families.
Darby Bible Translation
-- And the west border is the great sea and [its] coast. This is the border of the children of Judah round about, according to their families.
World English Bible
The west border was to the shore of the great sea. This is the border of the children of Judah according to their families.
Young's Literal Translation
And the west border is to the great sea, and its border; this is the border of the sons of Judah round about for their families.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The great sea - The Mediterranean.
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the great sea
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.
"'Your western boundary will be the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. This will be your boundary on the west.
It went to the northern slope of Ekron, turned toward Shikkeron, passed along to Mount Baalah and reached Jabneel. The boundary ended at the sea.
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