Thus saith the Lord GOD; This shall be
the border, whereby ye shall inherit the land according to the twelve tribes of Israel: Joseph shall have two
portions. And ye shall inherit it, one as well as another: concerning
the which I lifted up mine hand to give it unto your fathers: and this land shall fall unto you for inheritance. And this shall be
the border of the land toward the north side, from the great sea, the way of Hethlon, as men go to Zedad; read more.
Hamath, Berothah, Sibraim, which is between the border of Damascus and the border of Hamath; Hazarhatticon, which is by the coast of Hauran. And the border from the sea shall be Hazarenan, the border of Damascus, and the north northward, and the border of Hamath. And this is the north side. And the east side ye shall measure from Hauran, and from Damascus, and from Gilead, and from the land of Israel by Jordan, from the border unto the east sea. And this is the east side. And the south side southward, from Tamar even to the waters of strife in Kadesh, the river to the great sea. And this is the south side southward. The west side also shall be the great sea from the border, till a man come over against Hamath. This is the west side.
Ashdod with her towns and her villages, Gaza with her towns and her villages, unto the river of Egypt, and the great sea, and the border thereof:
From the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the great sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your coast.
And by the border of Gad, at the south side southward, the border shall be even from Tamar unto
the waters of strife in
to the river toward the great sea.
And it shall come to pass, that
the fishers shall stand upon it from Engedi even unto Eneglaim; they shall be a place
to spread forth nets; their fish shall be according to their kinds, as the fish of the great sea, exceeding many.
And it came to pass, when all the kings which were
on this side Jordan, in the hills, and in the valleys, and in all the coasts of the great sea over against Lebanon, the Hittite, and the Amorite, the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite, heard thereof
And the west border was
to the great sea, and the coast thereof
. This is
the coast of the children of Judah round about according to their families.
Behold, I have divided unto you by lot these nations that remain, to be an inheritance for your tribes, from Jordan, with all the nations that I have cut off, even unto the great sea westward.
And this shall be
the border of the land toward the north side, from the great sea, the way of Hethlon, as men go to Zedad;
And as for the western border, ye shall even have the great sea for a border: this shall be your west border. And this shall be your north border: from the great sea ye shall point out for you mount Hor:
The west side also shall be the great sea from the border, till a man come over against Hamath. This is the west side.