15 So this was the 1lot of the tribe of the children of Judah according to their families:
aThe border of Edom at the bWilderness of Zin southward was the extreme southern boundary. 2 And their csouthern border began at the shore of the Salt Sea, from the bay that faces southward. 3 Then it went out to the southern side of dthe Ascent of Akrabbim, passed along to Zin, ascended on the south side of Kadesh Barnea, passed along to Hezron, went up to Adar, and went around to Karkaa. 4 From there it passed etoward Azmon and went out to the Brook of Egypt; and the border ended at the sea. This shall be your southern border.
And the fborder on the northern quarter began at the bay of the sea at the mouth of the Jordan. 6 The border went up to gBeth Hoglah and passed north of Beth Arabah; and the border went up hto the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben. 7 Then the border went up toward iDebir from jthe Valley of Achor, and it turned northward toward Gilgal, which is before the Ascent of Adummim, which is on the south side of the valley. The border continued toward the waters of En Shemesh and ended at kEn Rogel. 8 And the border went up lby the Valley of the Son of Hinnom to the southern slope of the mJebusite city (which is Jerusalem). The border went up to the top of the mountain that lies before the Valley of Hinnom westward, which is at the end of the Valley nof 2Rephaim northward. 9 Then the border went around from the top of the hill to othe fountain of the water of Nephtoah, and extended to the cities of Mount Ephron. And the border went around pto Baalah (which is qKirjath Jearim). 10 Then the border 3turned westward from Baalah to Mount Seir, passed along to the side of Mount Jearim on the north (which is Chesalon), went down to Beth Shemesh, and passed on to rTimnah. 11 And the border went out to the side of sEkron northward. Then the border went around to Shicron, passed along to Mount Baalah, and extended to Jabneel; and the border ended at the sea.
12 The west border was tthe coastline of the Great Sea. This is the boundary of the children of Judah all around according to their families.
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