“‘Your southern side will include some of the Desert of Zin(A) along the border of Edom. Your southern boundary will start in the east from the southern end of the Dead Sea,(B)

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12 Then the boundary will go down along the Jordan and end at the Dead Sea.

“‘This will be your land, with its boundaries on every side.’”

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17 Its western border was the Jordan in the Arabah,(A) from Kinnereth(B) to the Sea of the Arabah(C) (that is, the Dead Sea(D)), below the slopes of Pisgah.

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16 the water from upstream stopped flowing.(A) It piled up in a heap(B) a great distance away, at a town called Adam in the vicinity of Zarethan,(C) while the water flowing down(D) to the Sea of the Arabah(E) (that is, the Dead Sea(F)) was completely cut off.(G) So the people crossed over opposite Jericho.(H)

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He also ruled over the eastern Arabah from the Sea of Galilee[a](A) to the Sea of the Arabah (that is, the Dead Sea(B)), to Beth Jeshimoth,(C) and then southward below the slopes of Pisgah.(D)

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  1. Joshua 12:3 Hebrew Kinnereth
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Their southern boundary started from the bay at the southern end of the Dead Sea,(A)

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The eastern boundary(A) is the Dead Sea(B) as far as the mouth of the Jordan.

The northern boundary(C) started from the bay of the sea at the mouth of the Jordan,

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

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