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Deuteronomy 1:7

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1:7 Get up now, 1  resume your journey, heading for 2  the Amorite hill country, to all its areas 3  including the arid country, 4  the highlands, the Shephelah, 5  the Negev, 6  and the coastal plain – all of Canaan and Lebanon as far as the Great River, that is, the Euphrates.

Deuteronomy 11:24

Context
11:24 Every place you set your foot 7  will be yours; your border will extend from the desert to Lebanon and from the River (that is, the Euphrates) as far as the Mediterranean Sea. 8 

1 tn Heb “turn”; NAB “Leave here”; NIV, TEV “Break camp.”

2 tn Heb “go (to).”

3 tn Heb “its dwelling places.”

4 tn Heb “the Arabah” (so ASV, NAB, NIV, NRSV).

5 tn Heb “lowlands” (so TEV) or “steppes”; NIV, CEV, NLT “the western foothills.”

sn The Shephelah is the geographical region between the Mediterranean coastal plain and the Judean hill country.

6 sn The Hebrew term Negev means literally “desert” or “south” (so KJV, ASV). It refers to the area south of Beer Sheba and generally west of the Arabah Valley between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba.

7 tn Heb “the sole of your foot walks.” The placing of the foot symbolizes conquest and dominion, especially on land or on the necks of enemies (cf. Deut 1:36; Ps 7:13; Isa 63:3 Hab 3:19; Zech 9:13). See E. H. Merrill, NIDOTTE 1:992.

8 tn Heb “the after sea,” that is, the sea behind one when one is facing east, which is the normal OT orientation. Cf. ASV “the hinder sea.”



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