New Living Translation
Nibshan, the City of Salt, and En-gedi--six towns with their surrounding villages.
King James Bible
And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and Engedi; six cities with their villages.
Darby Bible Translation
and Nibshan, and Ir-Hammelah, and En-gedi: six cities and their hamlets.
World English Bible
Nibshan, the City of Salt, and En Gedi; six cities with their villages.
Young's Literal Translation
and Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and En-Gedi; six cities and their villages.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:62 City of salt - So called either from the salt sea, which was near it; or from the salt which was made in, or about it.
LibraryThe Coast of the Asphaltites, the Essenes. En-Gedi.
"On the western shore" (of the Asphaltites) "dwell the Essenes; whom persons, guilty of any crimes, fly from on every side. A nation it is that lives alone, and of all other nations in the whole world, most to be admired; they are without any woman; all lust banished, &c. Below these, was the town Engadda, the next to Jerusalem for fruitfulness, and groves of palm-trees, now another burying-place. From thence stands Massada, a castle in a rock, and this castle not far from the Asphaltites." Solinus, …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
And thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, too little to be among the thousands of Judah
Moses and his Writings
The Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
In the wilderness there were the towns of Beth-arabah, Middin, Secacah,
But the tribe of Judah could not drive out the Jebusites, who lived in the city of Jerusalem, so the Jebusites live there among the people of Judah to this day.
1 Samuel 23:29
David then went to live in the strongholds of En-gedi.
2 Chronicles 20:2
Messengers came and told Jehoshaphat, "A vast army from Edom is marching against you from beyond the Dead Sea. They are already at Hazazon-tamar." (This was another name for En-gedi.)
Fishermen will stand along the shores of the Dead Sea. All the way from En-gedi to En-eglaim, the shores will be covered with nets drying in the sun. Fish of every kind will fill the Dead Sea, just as they fill the Mediterranean.
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