It then went up to Debir from the Valley of Achor, turning northward to Gilgal (which is opposite the Pass 1 of Adummim south of the valley), crossed to the waters of En Shemesh and extended to En Rogel.
Now Saul’s son Jonathan had a son who was crippled in both feet. He was five years old when the news about Saul and Jonathan arrived from Jezreel. His nurse picked him up and fled, but in her haste to get away, he fell and was injured. 1 Mephibosheth was his name.
He wrote them a second letter, saying, “If you are really on my side and are willing to obey me, 1 then take the heads of your master’s sons and come to me in Jezreel at this time tomorrow.” 2 Now the king had seventy sons, and the prominent 3 men of the city were raising them.
and he said, “This is what the Lord says, ‘Make many cisterns in this valley,’ 1
Can you bind the wild ox 1 to a furrow with its rope, will it till the valleys, following after you?
Their territory started 1 from Aroer (on the edge of the Arnon Valley), included the city in the middle of the valley, the whole plain of Medeba as far as Dibon,
It turned eastward toward Beth Dagon, touched Zebulun and the Valley of Iphtah El to the north, as well as the Valley of Emek and Neiel, and extended to Cabul on the north 1
The mountains will disintegrate 1 beneath him, and the valleys will be split in two. 2 The mountains will melt 3 like wax in a fire, the rocks will slide down like water cascading down a steep slope. 4
The whole valley where dead bodies and sacrificial ashes are thrown 1 and all the terraced fields 2 out to the Kidron Valley 3 on the east as far north 4 as the Horse Gate 5 will be included within this city that is sacred to the Lord. 6 The city will never again be torn down or destroyed.”
“‘On that day I will assign Gog a grave in Israel. It will be the valley of those who travel east of the sea; it will block the way of the travelers. There they will bury Gog and all his horde; they will call it the valley of Hamon-Gog. 1
For the Lord your God is bringing you to a good land, a land of brooks, 1 springs, and fountains flowing forth in valleys and hills,
Now the residents of Beth Shemesh were harvesting wheat in the valley. When they looked up and saw the ark, they were pleased at the sight.
another band turned toward the road leading to Beth Horon; and yet another band turned toward the road leading to the border that overlooks the valley of Zeboim in the direction of the desert.
He defeated 1 10,000 Edomites in the Salt Valley; he captured Sela in battle and renamed it Joktheel, a name it has retained to this very day.