Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and the boundary turneth to Ramah, and as far as the city of the fortress of Tyre, - then the boundary turneth to Hosah, and so the extensions thereof are, on the west, from Hebel to Achzib;
2 Samuel 24:2
The king, therefore, said unto Joab, captain of the force, who was with him - Go to and fro, I pray thee, throughout all the tribes of Israel, from Dan even unto Beer -sheba, and number ye the people, - so shall I know the sum of the people.
On this account, was the name of that place called Beer-sheba, - because there, had they two sworn.