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Numbers 34:5

    Numbers 34:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the border shall fetch a compass from Azmon unto the river of Egypt, and the goings out of it shall be at the sea.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the border shall fetch a compass from Azmon to the river of Egypt, and the goings out of it shall be at the sea.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and the border shall turn about from Azmon unto the brook of Egypt, and the goings out thereof shall be at the sea.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And from Azmon it will go round to the stream of Egypt as far as the sea.

    Webster's Revision

    and the border shall turn about from Azmon unto the brook of Egypt, and the goings out thereof shall be at the sea.

    World English Bible

    and the border shall turn about from Azmon to the brook of Egypt, and the goings out of it shall be at the sea.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and the border shall turn about from Azmon unto the brook of Egypt, and the goings out thereof shall be at the sea.

    Definitions for Numbers 34:5

    Compass - To surround; encircle.
    Sea - Large basin.

    Clarke's Commentary on Numbers 34:5

    The river of Egypt - The eastern branch of the river Nile; or, according to others, a river which is south of the land of the Philistines, and fails into the gulf or bay near Calieh.

    Wesley's Notes on Numbers 34:5

    34:5 The river of Egypt - Called Sihor, Jos 13:3, which divided Egypt from Canaan. The sea - The midland sea, called the sea emphatically, whereas the other seas, as they are called, are indeed but lakes.