New International Version
"'Your western boundary will be the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. This will be your boundary on the west.
King James Bible
And as for the western border, ye shall even have the great sea for a border: this shall be your west border.
Darby Bible Translation
And as west border ye shall have the great sea, and [its] coast. This shall be your west border.
World English Bible
"'For the western border, you shall have the great sea and the border [of it]: this shall be your west border.
Young's Literal Translation
'As to the west border, even the great sea hath been to you a border; this is to you the west border.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye shall even have the great sea for a border - The Mediterranean Sea, called here the Great Sea, to distinguish it from the Dead Sea, the Sea of Tiberias, etc., which were only a sort of lakes. In Hebrew there is properly but one term, ים yam, which is applied to all collections of water apparently stagnant, and which is generally translated sea. The Greek of the New Testament follows the Hebrew, and employs, in general, the word θαλασσα, Sea, whether it speaks of the Mediterranean, or of the sea or lake of Galilee.
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LibraryThe Talmudic Girdle of the Land under the Second Temple, Taken Out of the Jerusalem Sheviith, Fol. 36 3
What all these things mean, I cannot so much as conjecture; yea, nor can I scarce conjecture, what the meaning is of some of them. Neither is there any Oedipus at hand, nor Sphinx herself, to explain and unriddle them. The Talmudists are silent from making any comments here, nor have we the advantage of any other commentator. We must, therefore, act here according to the uncertain instruction of nods and winks; and that either by saying nothing, or by mere conjecture, since that the mind of the authors …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
Pamias. Paneas, the Spring of Jordan.
where it will turn, join the Wadi of Egypt and end at the Mediterranean Sea.
"'For your northern boundary, run a line from the Mediterranean Sea to Mount Hor
Now when all the kings west of the Jordan heard about these things--the kings in the hill country, in the western foothills, and along the entire coast of the Mediterranean Sea as far as Lebanon (the kings of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites)--
The western boundary is the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea. These are the boundaries around the people of Judah by their clans.
Fishermen will stand along the shore; from En Gedi to En Eglaim there will be places for spreading nets. The fish will be of many kinds--like the fish of the Mediterranean Sea.
"On the west side, the Mediterranean Sea will be the boundary to a point opposite Lebo Hamath. This will be the western boundary.
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