Search the Bible
* powered by Bible Study Tools

Joshua 13:23

    Joshua 13:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the border of the children of Reuben was Jordan, and the border thereof. This was the inheritance of the children of Reuben after their families, the cities and the villages thereof.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the border of the children of Reuben was Jordan, and the border thereof. This was the inheritance of the children of Reuben after their families, the cities and the villages thereof.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the border of the children of Reuben was the Jordan, and the border thereof . This was the inheritance of the children of Reuben according to their families, the cities and the villages thereof.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the limit of the children of Reuben was the edge of Jordan. This was the heritage of the children of Reuben by their families, with its towns and its unwalled places.

    Webster's Revision

    And the border of the children of Reuben was the Jordan, and the border thereof . This was the inheritance of the children of Reuben according to their families, the cities and the villages thereof.

    World English Bible

    The border of the children of Reuben was the bank of the Jordan. This was the inheritance of the children of Reuben according to their families, the cities and its villages.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the border of the children of Reuben was Jordan, and the border thereof. This was the inheritance of the children of Reuben according to their families, the cities and the villages thereof.

    Clarke's Commentary on Joshua 13:23

    The cities and the villages - By villages, חצרים chatserim, it is likely that moveable villages or tents are meant, such as are in use among the Bedouin Arabs; places where they were accustomed to feed and pen their cattle.

    Barnes' Notes on Joshua 13:23

    Jordan ... - i. e. the Jordan and its territory (compare similar expressions in Numbers 34:6; Deuteronomy 3:16). The portion of the tribe of Reuben at its northern extremity touched the Jordan; the main part of his inheritance lay on the east of the Dead Sea.

    Wesley's Notes on Joshua 13:23

    13:23 The border thereof - That is, those cities or places which bordered upon Jordan.