Joshua 19 :35

Joshua 19 :35 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And the fenced cities are Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Chinnereth,

American King James Version (AKJV)

And the fenced cities are Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Chinnereth,

American Standard Version (ASV)

And the fortified cities were Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Chinnereth,

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And the walled towns are Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Chinnereth

Webster's Revision

And the fortified cities are Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Chinnereth,

World English Bible

The fortified cities were Ziddim, Zer, Hammath, Rakkath, Chinnereth,

English Revised Version (ERV)

And the fenced cities were Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Chinnereth;

Definitions for Joshua 19 :35

Fenced - Fortified; protected.

Clarke's Commentary on Joshua 19 :35

Chinnereth - See the note on Joshua 11:2.

Barnes's Commentary on Joshua 19 :35

The number of the fortified cities of Naphtali is remarkable, though it does not tally with the catalogue. It was no doubt good policy to protect the northern frontier by a belt of fortresses, as the south was protected by the fenced cities of Judah. Hammath, a Levitical city (compare Joshua 21:32; 1 Chronicles 6:76), is not to be confounded with the Hamath on the northeastern frontier of the land Numbers 13:21. The name (from a root signifying "to be warm") probably indicates that hot springs existed here; and is perhaps rightly traced in Ammaus, near Tiberias. Rakkath was, according to the rabbis, rebuilt by Herod and called Tiberias. The name ("bank, shore") suits the site of Tiberias very well. Migdal-el, perhaps the Magdala of Matthew 15:39, is now the miserable village of "El Mejdel."

Wesley's Commentary on Joshua 19 :35

19:35 Cinnereth - Whence the lake of Cinnereth or Genesareth received its name.
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