43 Bible Verses about borders
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He brings peace to your territory. He abundantly provides for you the best grain.
You set up all the boundaries of the earth; you created the cycle of summer and winter.
Indeed, there is hope for your posterity. Your children will return to their own territory. I, the Lord, affirm it!
Jabez called out to the God of Israel, "If only you would greatly bless me and expand my territory! May your hand be with me! Keep me from harm so I might not endure pain!" God answered his prayer.
Your eyes will see it, and then you will say, 'May the Lord be magnified even beyond the border of Israel!'"
Your territory will extend from the wilderness in the south to Lebanon in the north. It will extend all the way to the great River Euphrates in the east (including all of Syria) and all the way to the Mediterranean Sea in the west.
If the Lord your God enlarges your borders as he promised your ancestors and gives you all the land he pledged to them,
Sounds of violence will no longer be heard in your land, or the sounds of destruction and devastation within your borders. You will name your walls, 'Deliverance,' and your gates, 'Praise.'
Do not move an ancient boundary stone which was put in place by your ancestors.
At that time there will be an altar for the Lord in the middle of the land of Egypt, as well as a sacred pillar dedicated to the Lord at its border.
I will set your boundaries from the Red Sea to the sea of the Philistines, and from the desert to the River, for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand, and you will drive them out before you.
You must not encroach on your neighbor's property, which will have been defined in the inheritance you will obtain in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
I will give away your wealth and your treasures as plunder. I will give it away free of charge for the sins you have committed throughout your land.
May there be peace inside your defenses, and prosperity inside your fortresses!
Then the border will continue down the Jordan River and its direction will be to the Salt Sea. This will be your land by its borders that surround it.'"
When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, when he divided up humankind, he set the boundaries of the peoples, according to the number of the heavenly assembly.
You will die by the sword; I will judge you at the border of Israel. Then you will know that I am the Lord.
This is what the Lord says: "Because the Ammonites have committed three crimes -- make that four! -- I will not revoke my decree of judgment. They ripped open Gilead's pregnant women so they could expand their territory.
and on the mountains and in the fields. I will give your wealth and all your treasures away as plunder. I will give it away as the price for the sins you have committed throughout your land.
"Speak to the Israelites and tell them to make tassels for themselves on the corners of their garments throughout their generations, and put a blue thread on the tassel of the corners.
Next to the border of Asher from the east side to the west, Naphtali will have one portion.
your southern border will extend from the wilderness of Zin along the Edomite border, and your southern border will run eastward to the extremity of the Salt Sea,
Your borders are in the heart of the seas; your builders have perfected your beauty.
This is what the sovereign Lord says: "Here are the borders you will observe as you allot the land to the twelve tribes of Israel. (Joseph will have two portions.)
This is the land that remains: all the territory of the Philistines and all the Geshurites,
I will make your pinnacles out of gems, your gates out of beryl, and your outer wall out of beautiful stones.
This city will not be a cooking pot for you, and you will not be meat within it; I will judge you at the border of Israel.
"'For your eastern border you will draw a line from Hazar Enan to Shepham.
"Give these instructions to the Israelites, and tell them: 'When you enter Canaan, the land that has been assigned to you as an inheritance, the land of Canaan with its borders,
They will rule the land of Assyria with the sword, the land of Nimrod with a drawn sword. Our king will rescue us from the Assyrians should they attempt to invade our land and try to set foot in our territory.
On the border of Manasseh's territory were Beth-Shean and its surrounding towns, Taanach and its surrounding towns, Megiddo and its surrounding towns, and Dor and its surrounding towns. The descendants of Joseph, Israel's son, lived here.
Edom says, "Though we are devastated, we will once again build the ruined places." So the Lord who rules over all responds, "They indeed may build, but I will overthrow. They will be known as the land of evil, the people with whom the Lord is permanently displeased.
You must set boundaries for the people all around, saying, 'Take heed to yourselves not to go up on the mountain nor touch its edge. Whoever touches the mountain will surely be put to death!
We will make for you gold ornaments studded with silver.
Next to the border of Dan, from the east side to the west, Asher will have one portion.
It will be a day for rebuilding your walls; in that day your boundary will be extended.
Come from far away and attack Babylonia! Open up the places where she stores her grain! Pile her up in ruins! Destroy her completely! Do not leave anyone alive!
And the Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron in Mount Hor, by the border of the land of Edom. He said:
Their northern border started at the Jordan, went up to the slope of Jericho on the north, ascended westward to the hill country, and extended to the desert of Beth Aven.
Topics on Borders
Borders Around Tribal AreasJoshua 15:1-12
The land allotted to the tribe of Judah by its clans reached to the border of Edom, to the Wilderness of Zin in the Negev far to the south.
Eastern BordersEzekiel 47:18
On the east side, between Hauran and Damascus, and between Gilead and the land of Israel, will be the Jordan. You will measure from the border to the eastern sea. This is the east side.
Northern BordersEzekiel 47:15
"This will be the border of the land: On the north side, from the Great Sea by way of Hethlon to the entrance of Zedad;
Western BordersNumbers 34:6
"'And for a western border you will have the Great Sea. This will be your western border.