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Joshua 15:5

    Joshua 15:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the east border was the salt sea, even unto the end of Jordan. And their border in the north quarter was from the bay of the sea at the uttermost part of Jordan:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the east border was the salt sea, even to the end of Jordan. And their border in the north quarter was from the bay of the sea at the uttermost part of Jordan:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the east border was the Salt Sea, even unto the end of the Jordan. And the border of the north quarter was from the bay of the sea at the end of the Jordan;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the east limit is the Salt Sea as far as the end of Jordan. And the limit of the north part of the land is from the inlet of the sea at the end of Jordan:

    Webster's Revision

    And the east border was the Salt Sea, even unto the end of the Jordan. And the border of the north quarter was from the bay of the sea at the end of the Jordan;

    World English Bible

    The east border was the Salt Sea, even to the end of the Jordan. The border of the north quarter was from the bay of the sea at the end of the Jordan.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the east border was the Salt Sea, even unto the end of Jordan. And the border of the north quarter was from the bay of the sea at the end of Jordan:

    Definitions for Joshua 15:5

    Bay - A reddish-brown color.
    Sea - Large basin.

    Clarke's Commentary on Joshua 15:5

    The east border was the Salt Sea - The Salt Sea is the same as the Dead Sea, lake Asphaltites, etc. And here it is intimated that the eastern border of the tribe of Judah extended along the Dead Sea, from its lowest extremity to the end of Jordan, i.e., to the place where Jordan falls into this sea.

    Wesley's Notes on Joshua 15:5

    15:5 The end of Jordan - That is, the place where Jordan runs into the salt - sea.