'Border' in the Bible
So Abraham secured Ephron's field in Machpelah, next to Mamre, including the field, the cave that was in it, and all the trees that were in the field and all around its border,
Joseph made all the people slaves from one end of Egypt's border to the other end of it.
Zebulun will live by the haven of the sea and become a haven for ships; his border will extend to Sidon.
Now the Israelites ate manna forty years, until they came to a land that was inhabited; they ate manna until they came to the border of the land of Canaan.
You are to overlay it with pure gold -- both inside and outside you must overlay it, and you are to make a surrounding border of gold over it.
You are to overlay it with pure gold, and you are to make a surrounding border of gold for it.
You are to make a surrounding frame for it about three inches broad, and you are to make a surrounding border of gold for its frame.
You are to overlay it with pure gold -- its top, its four walls, and its horns -- and make a surrounding border of gold for it.
You are to make two gold rings for it under its border, on its two flanks; you are to make them on its two sides. The rings will be places for poles to carry it with.
He overlaid it with pure gold, inside and out, and he made a surrounding border of gold for it.
He overlaid it with pure gold, and he made a surrounding border of gold for it.
He made a surrounding frame for it about three inches wide, and he made a surrounding border of gold for its frame.
He overlaid it with pure gold -- its top, its four walls, and its horns -- and he made a surrounding border of gold for it.
He also made two gold rings for it under its border, on its two sides, on opposite sides, as places for poles to carry it with.
So Edom refused to give Israel passage through his border; therefore Israel turned away from him.
And the Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron in Mount Hor, by the border of the land of Edom. He said:
From there they moved on and camped on the other side of the Arnon, in the wilderness that extends from the regions of the Amorites, for Arnon is the border of Moab, between Moab and the Amorites.
and the slope of the valleys that extends to the dwelling of Ar, and falls off at the border of Moab."
But Sihon did not permit Israel to pass through his border; he gathered all his forces together and went out against Israel into the wilderness. When he came to Jahaz, he fought against Israel.
But the Israelites defeated him in battle and took possession of his land from the Arnon to the Jabbok, as far as the Ammonites, for the border of the Ammonites was strongly defended.
When Balak heard that Balaam was coming, he went out to meet him at a city of Moab which was on the border of the Arnon at the boundary of his territory.
They traveled from Oboth and camped in Iye-abarim, on the border of Moab.
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,
and then the border will turn from the south to the Scorpion Ascent, continue to Zin, and then its direction will be from the south to Kadesh Barnea. Then it will go to Hazar Addar and pass over to Azmon.
There the border will turn from Azmon to the Brook of Egypt, and then its direction is to the sea.
"'And for a western border you will have the Great Sea. This will be your western border.
"'And this will be your northern border: From the Great Sea you will draw a line to Mount Hor;
from Mount Hor you will draw a line to Lebo Hamath, and the direction of the border will be to Zedad.
The border will continue to Ziphron, and its direction will be to Hazar Enan. This will be your northern border.
"'For your eastern border you will draw a line from Hazar Enan to Shepham.
The border will run down from Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of Ain, and the border will descend and reach the eastern side of the Sea of Chinnereth.
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.'"
Instruct these people as follows: 'You are about to cross the border of your relatives the descendants of Esau, who inhabit Seir. They will be afraid of you, so watch yourselves carefully.
"Today you are going to cross the border of Moab, that is, of Ar.
Jair, son of Manasseh, took all the Argob region as far as the border with the Geshurites and Maacathites (namely Bashan) and called it by his name, Havvoth-Jair, which it retains to this very day.)
To the Reubenites and Gadites I allocated the territory extending from Gilead as far as Wadi Arnon (the exact middle of the wadi was a boundary) all the way to the Wadi Jabbok, the Ammonite border.
The Arabah and the Jordan River were also a border, from the sea of Chinnereth to the sea of the Arabah (that is, the Salt Sea), beneath the watershed of Pisgah to the east.
Every place you set your foot will be yours; your border will extend from the desert to Lebanon and from the River (that is, the Euphrates) as far as the Mediterranean Sea.
The people went up from the Jordan on the tenth day of the first month and camped in Gilgal on the eastern border of Jericho.
and ruled over Mount Hermon, Salecah, all of Bashan to the border of the Geshurites and Maacathites, and half of Gilead as far as the border of King Sihon of Heshbon.
and all the cities of King Sihon of the Amorites who ruled in Heshbon, and ended at the Ammonite border.
The border of the tribe of Reuben was the Jordan. The land allotted to the tribe of Reuben by its clans included these cities and their towns.
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.
Their southern border started at the southern tip of the Salt Sea,
It then crossed to Azmon, extended to the Stream of Egypt, and ended at the sea. This was their southern border.
The eastern border was the Salt Sea to the mouth of the Jordan River. The northern border started north of the Salt Sea at the mouth of the Jordan,
The western border was the Mediterranean Sea. These were the borders of the tribe of Judah and its clans.
These cities were located at the southern extremity of Judah's tribal land near the border of Edom: Kabzeel, Eder, Jagur,
Ashdod with its surrounding towns and settlements, and Gaza with its surrounding towns and settlements, as far as the Stream of Egypt and the border at the Mediterranean Sea.
The southern border extended from Bethel to Luz, and crossed to Arkite territory at Ataroth.
The territory of the tribe of Ephraim by its clans included the following: The border of their assigned land to the east was Ataroth Addar as far as upper Beth Horon.
The border of Manasseh went from Asher to Micmethath which is near Shechem. It then went south toward those who live in Tappuah.
(The land of Tappuah belonged to Manasseh, but Tappuah, located on the border of Manasseh, belonged to the tribe of Ephraim.)
The border then descended southward to the Valley of Kanah. Ephraim was assigned cities there among the cities of Manasseh, but the border of Manasseh was north of the valley and ended at the sea.
Ephraim's territory was to the south, and Manasseh's to the north. The sea was Manasseh's western border and their territory touched Asher on the north and Issachar on the east.
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.
It then turned on the west side southward from the hill near Beth Horon on the south and extended to Kiriath Baal (that is, Kiriath Jearim), a city belonging to the tribe of Judah. This is the western border.
The border then descended to the edge of the hill country near the Valley of Ben Hinnom located in the Valley of the Rephaites to the north. It descended through the Valley of Hinnom to the slope of the Jebusites to the south and then down to En Rogel.
It then crossed to the slope of Beth Hoglah to the north and ended at the northern tip of the Salt Sea at the mouth of the Jordan River. This was the southern border.
The third lot belonged to the tribe of Zebulun by its clans. The border of their territory extended to Sarid.
Their border went up westward to Maralah and touched Dabbesheth and the valley near Jokneam.
Their border touched Tabor, Shahazumah, and Beth Shemesh, and ended at the Jordan. They had sixteen cities and their towns.
Alammelech, Amad, and Mishal. Their border touched Carmel to the west and Shihor Libnath.
Their border started at Heleph and the oak of Zaanannim, went to Adami Nekeb, Jabneel and on to Lakkum, and ended at the Jordan River.
The border of Amorite territory ran from the Scorpion Ascent to Sela and on up.
When the three hundred men blew their trumpets, the Lord caused the Midianites to attack one another with their swords throughout the camp. The army fled to Beth Shittah on the way to Zererah. They went to the border of Abel Meholah near Tabbath.
Then Israel went through the desert and bypassed the land of Edom and the land of Moab. They traveled east of the land of Moab and camped on the other side of the Arnon River; they did not go through Moabite territory (the Arnon was Moab's border).
But keep an eye on it. If it should go up by the way of its own border to Beth Shemesh, then he has brought this great calamity on us. But if that is not the case, then we will know that it was not his hand that struck us; rather, it just happened to us by accident."
Then the cows went directly on the road to Beth Shemesh. They went along, mooing as they went; they turned neither to the right nor to the left. The leaders of the Philistines were walking along behind them all the way to the border of Beth Shemesh.
When you leave me today, you will find two men near Rachel's tomb at Zelzah on Benjamin's border. They will say to you, 'The donkeys you have gone looking for have been found. Your father is no longer concerned about the donkeys but has become anxious about you two! He is asking, "What should I do about my son?"'
another band turned toward the road leading to Beth Horon; and yet another band turned toward the road leading to the border that overlooks the valley of Zeboim in the direction of the desert.
Solomon ruled all the kingdoms from the Euphrates River to the land of the Philistines, as far as the border of Egypt. These kingdoms paid tribute as Solomon's subjects throughout his lifetime.
Now all Moab had heard that the kings were attacking, so everyone old enough to fight was mustered and placed at the border.
In those days the Lord began to reduce the size of Israel's territory. Hazael attacked their eastern border.
He restored the border of Israel from Lebo Hamath in the north to the sea of the Arabah in the south, in accordance with the word of the Lord God of Israel announced through his servant Jonah son of Amittai, the prophet from Gath Hepher.
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.
He ruled all the kingdoms from the Euphrates River to the land of the Philistines as far as the border of Egypt.
The Ammonites paid tribute to Uzziah and his fame reached the border of Egypt, for he grew in power.
He brought them to the border of his holy land, to this mountainous land which his right hand acquired.
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.
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 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.
I am against you and your waterways. I will turn the land of Egypt into an utter desolate ruin from Migdol to Syene, as far as the border with Ethiopia.
"And these are the measurements of the altar: Its base is 1? feet high, and 1? feet wide, and its border nine inches on its edge. This is to be the height of the altar.
The ledge is 24? feet long and 24? feet wide on four sides; the border around it is 10? inches, and its surrounding base 1? feet. Its steps face east."
You will take some of its blood, and place it on the four horns of the altar, on the four corners of the ledge, and on the border all around; you will cleanse it and make atonement for it.
"'For the prince there will be land on both sides of the holy allotment and the allotted city, alongside the holy allotment and the allotted city, on the west side and on the east side; it will be comparable in length to one of the portions, from the west border to the east border
"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;
Hamath, Berothah, Sibraim, which is between the border of Damascus and the border of Hamath, as far as Hazer-hattikon, which is on the border of Hauran.
The border will run from the sea to Hazar-enan, at the border of Damascus, and on the north is the border of Hamath. This is the north side.
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.
"These are the names of the tribes: From the northern end beside the road of Hethlon to Lebo-hamath, as far as Hazar-enan (which is on the border of Damascus, toward the north beside Hamath), extending from the east side to the west, Dan will have one portion.
Next to the border of Dan, from the east side to the west, Asher will have one portion.
Next to the border of Asher from the east side to the west, Naphtali will have one portion.
Next to the border of Naphtali from the east side to the west, Manasseh will have one portion.
Next to the border of Manasseh from the east side to the west, Ephraim will have one portion.
Next to the border of Ephraim from the east side to the west, Reuben will have one portion.
Next to the border of Reuben from the east side to the west, Judah will have one portion.
"Next to the border of Judah from the east side to the west will be the allotment you must set apart. It is to be eight and a quarter miles wide, and the same length as one of the tribal portions, from the east side to the west; the sanctuary will be in the middle of it.
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