Numbers 34:8
New International Version
and from Mount Hor to Lebo Hamath. Then the boundary will go to Zedad,

New Living Translation
then to Lebo-hamath, and on through Zedad

English Standard Version
From Mount Hor you shall draw a line to Lebo-hamath, and the limit of the border shall be at Zedad.

Berean Study Bible
and from Mount Hor to Lebo-hamath, then extend to Zedad,

King James Bible
From mount Hor ye shall point out your border unto the entrance of Hamath; and the goings forth of the border shall be to Zedad:

New King James Version
from Mount Hor you shall mark out your border to the entrance of Hamath; then the direction of the border shall be toward Zedad;

New American Standard Bible
You shall draw a boundary from Mount Hor to the Lebo-hamath, and the termination of the border shall be at Zedad;

NASB 1995
‘You shall draw a line from Mount Hor to the Lebo-hamath, and the termination of the border shall be at Zedad;

NASB 1977
‘You shall draw a line from Mount Hor to the Lebo-hamath, and the termination of the border shall be at Zedad;

Amplified Bible
from Mount Hor you shall mark out your boundary to the entrance of Hamath, and the limit of the border shall be at Zedad;

Christian Standard Bible
from Mount Hor draw a line to the entrance of Hamath, and the border will reach Zedad.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
from Mount Hor draw a line to the entrance of Hamath, and the border will reach Zedad.

American Standard Version
from mount Hor ye shall mark out unto the entrance of Hamath; and the goings out of the border shall be at Zedad;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And from Hur Mountain you shall mark out to the entrance of Khamath and they shall be the limits of the borders to Tsadad:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And ye shall measure to yourselves the mountain from mount Hor at the entering in to Emath, and the termination of it shall be the coasts of Saradac.

Contemporary English Version
After that, it will run to Lebo-Hamath and across to Zedad, which is the northern edge of your land.

Douay-Rheims Bible
From which they shall come to Emath, as far as the borders of Sedada:

English Revised Version
from mount Hor ye shall mark out unto the entering in of Hamath; and the goings out of the border shall be at Zedad:

Good News Translation
and from there to Hamath Pass. It will continue to Zedad

GOD'S WORD® Translation
and from Mount Hor to the border of Hamath so that it ends at Zedad.

International Standard Version
From Mount Hor, you are to mark out the entrance to Hammath, with the border running through Zedad,

JPS Tanakh 1917
from mount Hor ye shall mark out a line unto the entrance to Hamath; and the goings out of the border shall be at Zedad;

Literal Standard Version
from Mount Hor you mark out to go to Hamath, and the outgoings of the border have been to Zedad;

NET Bible
from Mount Hor you will draw a line to Lebo Hamath, and the direction of the border will be to Zedad.

New Heart English Bible
from Mount Hor you shall mark out to Lebo Hamath; and the goings out of the border shall be at Zedad;

World English Bible
from Mount Hor you shall mark out to the entrance of Hamath; and the goings out of the border shall be at Zedad;

Young's Literal Translation
from mount Hor ye mark out to go in to Hamath, and the outgoings of the border have been to Zedad;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Boundaries of Canaan
7Your northern border will run from the Great Sea directly to Mount Hor, 8and from Mount Hor to Lebo-hamath, then extend to Zedad, 9continue to Ziphron, and end at Hazar-enan. This will be your boundary on the north.…

Cross References
Numbers 34:9
continue to Ziphron, and end at Hazar-enan. This will be your boundary on the north.

Joshua 13:5
the land of the Gebalites; and all Lebanon to the east, from Baal-gad below Mount Hermon to Lebo-hamath.

1 Kings 8:65
So at that time Solomon and all Israel with him--a great assembly of people from Lebo-hamath to the Brook of Egypt--kept the feast before the LORD our God for seven days and seven more days--fourteen days in all.

Isaiah 10:9
"Is not Calno like Carchemish? Is not Hamath like Arpad? Is not Samaria like Damascus?

Ezekiel 47:15
This shall be the boundary of the land: On the north side it will extend from the Great Sea by way of Hethlon through Lebo-hamath to Zedad,

Amos 6:14
For behold, I will raise up a nation against you, O house of Israel," declares the LORD, the God of Hosts, "and they will oppress you from Lebo-hamath to the Brook of the Arabah."


Treasury of Scripture

From mount Hor you shall point out your border to the entrance of Hamath; and the goings forth of the border shall be to Zedad:

the entrance

Numbers 13:21
So they went up, and searched the land from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, as men come to Hamath.

Joshua 13:5,6
And the land of the Giblites, and all Lebanon, toward the sunrising, from Baalgad under mount Hermon unto the entering into Hamath…

2 Samuel 8:9
When Toi king of Hamath heard that David had smitten all the host of Hadadezer,









(8) From Mount Hor . . . --From Mount Hor the boundary line was to pass the unknown Ziphron to the village of Enan, or Hazar-enan, which is likewise unknown. (Comp. Ezekiel 47:16-18.) This line probably crossed the northern portion of the Lebanon.

Verse 8. - From Mount Hor ye shall point out your border unto the entrance of Hamath. Literally, "from Mount Hor point out (תְּתָאוּ, as in the previous verse) to come to Hamath," which seems to mean, "from Mount Hor strike a line for the entrance to Hamath." The real difficulty lies in the expression לְבאֹ חַמָת, which the Septuagint renders εἰσπορευομέν ον εἰς Ἐμάθ, "as men enter into Hamath." The same expression occurs in Numbers 13:21, and is similarly rendered by the Septuagint. A comparison with Judges 3:3 and other passages will show that "Ibo Chamath" had a definite geographical meaning as the accepted name of a locality in the extreme north of Canaan. When we come to inquire where "the entrance to Hamath" was, we have nothing to guide us except the natural features of the country. Hamath itself, afterwards Epiphancia on the Orontes, lay far beyond the extremest range of Jewish settlement; nor does it appear that it was ever conquered by the greatest of the Jewish kings. The Hamath in which Solomon built store cities (2 Chronicles 8:4), and the Hamath which Jeroboam II. "recovered" for Israel (2 Kings 14:28), was not the city, but the kingdom (or part of the kingdom), of that name. We do not know how far south the territory of Hamath may have extended, but it is quite likely that it included at times the whole upper valley of the Leontes (now the Litany). The "entrance to Hamath" then must be looked for at some point, distinctly marked by the natural features of the country, where the traveler from Palestine would enter the territory of Hamath. This point has been usually fixed at the pass through which the Orontes breaks out of its upper valley between Lebanon and anti-Lebanon into the open plain of Hamath. This point, however, is more than sixty miles north of Damascus (which confessedly never belonged to Israel), and nearly a hundred miles north-north-west from Dan. It would require some amount of positive evidence to make it even probable that the whole of the long and narrow valley between Lebanon and anti-Lebanon, widening towards the north, and separated by mountainous and difficult country from the actual settlements of the Jews, was yet Divinely designated as part of their inheritance. No such positive evidence exists, and therefore we are perfectly free to look for "the entrance to Hamath" much further to the south. It is evident that the ordinary road from the land of Canaan or from the cities of Phoenicia to Hamath must have struck the valley of the Leontes, have ascended that river to its sources, and crossed the watershed to the upper stream of Orontes. The whole of this road, until it reached the pass already spoken of leading down to the Emesa of after days, and so to Hamath, lay through a narrow valley of which the narrowest part is at the southern end of the modern district of el Bekaa, almost in a straight line between Sidon and Mount Hermon. Here the two ranges approach most nearly to the bed of the Litany (Leontes), forming a natural gate by which the traveler to Hamath must needs have entered from the south. Here then, very nearly in lat. 88° 80', we may reasonably place the "entrance to Hamath" so often spoken of, and so escape the necessity of imagining an artificial and impracticable frontier for the northern boundary of the promised land. Zedad. Identified by some with the present village of Sadad or Sudad, to the south-east of Emesa (Hums); but this identification, which is at best very problematic, is wholly out of the question if the argument of the preceding note be accepted.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
and from Mount
הָהָ֔ר (hā·hār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2022: Mountain, hill, hill country

Hor
מֵהֹ֣ר (mê·hōr)
Preposition-m | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 2023: Hor -- two mountains in Palestine

to Lebo-hamath,
חֲמָ֑ת (ḥă·māṯ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 2574: Hamath -- a place North of Damascus

[then]
הַגְּבֻ֖ל (hag·gə·ḇul)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1366: A cord, a boundary, the territory inclosed

extending
וְהָי֛וּ (wə·hā·yū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

to Zedad,
צְדָֽדָה׃ (ṣə·ḏā·ḏāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 6657: Zedad -- a place on the northern border of Canaan


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