Joshua 18:18
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It continued to the northern slope of Beth Arabah and on down into the Arabah.

King James Bible
And passed along toward the side over against Arabah northward, and went down unto Arabah:

Darby Bible Translation
and passed along towards the side opposite to Arabah northwards, and went down to Arabah;

World English Bible
It passed along to the side over against the Arabah northward, and went down to the Arabah.

Young's Literal Translation
and passed over unto the side over-against Arabah northward, and gone down to Arabah;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

En-shemesh - The fountain of the sun; a proof of the idolatrous nature of the ancient inhabitants of this land.

Geliloth - As the word signifies borders or limits, it is probably not the proper name of a place: And went forth towards the Borders which are over against the ascent to Adummim.

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Arabah. or, the plain

Joshua 15:6,61 And the border went up to Bethhogla, and passed along by the north of Betharabah...

The Northern Coast of Judea. Beth-Horon.
This coast is marked out Joshua 18:12; where, at verse 14, are very many versions to be corrected, which render the sea; such are, the Syriac, the Seventy, the Vulgar, the Italian, ours, &c.: whence ariseth a sense of insuperable difficulty to a chorographical eye: when it should, indeed, be rendered of the west, as the Chaldee, Arabic, R. Solomon, &c. rightly do. We read of a double Beth-horon in the Old Testament, but one only under the second Temple... At that place that great Canaanitish army
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Retiring Before the Sanhedrin's Decree.
(Jerusalem and Ephraim in Judæa.) ^D John XI. 47-54. ^d 47 The chief priests therefore and the Pharisees gathered a council [called a meeting of the Sanhedrin], and said, What do we? [Thus they reproach one another for having done nothing in a present and urgent crisis. As two of their number (Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathæa) were afterwards in communications with Christians, it was easy for the disciples to find out what occurred on this notable occasion.] for this man doeth many signs.
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Joshua 18:17
It then curved north, went to En Shemesh, continued to Geliloth, which faces the Pass of Adummim, and ran down to the Stone of Bohan son of Reuben.

Joshua 18:19
It then went to the northern slope of Beth Hoglah and came out at the northern bay of the Dead Sea, at the mouth of the Jordan in the south. This was the southern boundary.

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