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Joshua 16:3

    Joshua 16:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And goeth down westward to the coast of Japhleti, unto the coast of Bethhoron the nether, and to Gezer; and the goings out thereof are at the sea.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And goes down westward to the coast of Japhleti, to the coast of Bethhoron the nether, and to Gezer; and the goings out thereof are at the sea.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and it went down westward to the border of the Japhletites, unto the border of Beth-horon the nether, even unto Gezer; and the goings out thereof were at the sea.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And it goes down to the west to the limit of the Japhletites, to the limit of Beth-horon the lower, as far as Gezer; ending at the sea.

    Webster's Revision

    and it went down westward to the border of the Japhletites, unto the border of Beth-horon the nether, even unto Gezer; and the goings out thereof were at the sea.

    World English Bible

    and it went down westward to the border of the Japhletites, to the border of Beth Horon the lower, even to Gezer; and ended at the sea.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and it went down westward to the border of the Japhletites, unto the border of Beth-horon the nether, even unto Gezer: and the goings out thereof were at the sea.

    Definitions for Joshua 16:3

    Nether - Lower.
    Sea - Large basin.

    Clarke's Commentary on Joshua 16:3

    Beth-horon the nether - This city was about twelve miles from Jerusalem, on the side of Nicopolis, formerly Emmaus. - Calmet. See the note on Joshua 10:10.

    Barnes' Notes on Joshua 16:3

    Of Japhleti - Rather "of the Japhletite." All history of the name is lost.