Joshua 16:7
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New International Version
Then it went down from Janoah to Ataroth and Naarah, touched Jericho and came out at the Jordan.

King James Bible
And it went down from Janohah to Ataroth, and to Naarath, and came to Jericho, and went out at Jordan.

Darby Bible Translation
and went down from Janohah to Ataroth and Naarath, and touched upon Jericho, and went out to the Jordan.

World English Bible
It went down from Janoah to Ataroth, to Naarah, reached to Jericho, and went out at the Jordan.

Young's Literal Translation
and gone down from Janohah to Ataroth, and to Naarath, and touched against Jericho, and gone out at the Jordan.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Ataroth-addar - See the note on Joshua 16:2.

Beth-horon the upper - The situation of this town is little known. It was eastward of Beth-horon the nether, and consequently not far from it.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Ataroth

1 Chronicles 7:28 And their possessions and habitations were, Bethel and the towns thereof, and eastward Naaran, and westward Gezer...

Jericho

Joshua 3:16 That the waters which came down from above stood and rose up on an heap very far from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan...

Joshua 6:1,26 Now Jericho was straightly shut up because of the children of Israel: none went out, and none came in...

Numbers 33:48 And they departed from the mountains of Abarim, and pitched in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho.

Library
Beth-El. Beth-Aven.
Josephus thus describes the land of Benjamin; "The Benjamites' portion of land was from the river Jordan to the sea, in length: in breadth, it was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." Let these last words be marked, "The breadth of the land of Benjamin was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." May we not justly conclude, from these words, that Jerusalem and Beth-el were opposite, as it were, in a right line? But if you look upon the maps, there are some that separate these by a very large tract of land,
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Cross References
Joshua 16:6
and continued to the Mediterranean Sea. From Mikmethath on the north it curved eastward to Taanath Shiloh, passing by it to Janoah on the east.

1 Chronicles 7:28
Their lands and settlements included Bethel and its surrounding villages, Naaran to the east, Gezer and its villages to the west, and Shechem and its villages all the way to Ayyah and its villages.

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