19:10 The third lot belonged to the tribe of Zebulun 1 by its clans. The border of their territory 2 extended to Sarid. 19:11 Their border went up westward to Maralah and touched Dabbesheth and the valley near 3 Jokneam. 19:12 From Sarid it turned eastward 4 to the territory of Kisloth Tabor, extended to Daberath, and went up to Japhia. 19:13 From there it crossed eastward to Gath Hepher and Eth Kazin and extended to Rimmon, turning toward Neah. 19:14 It then turned on the north to Hannathon and ended at the Valley of Iphtah El. 19:15 Their territory included Kattah, Nahalal, Shimron, Idalah, and Bethlehem; 5 in all they had twelve cities and their towns. 6 19:16 This was the land assigned to the tribe of Zebulun 7 by its clans, including these cities and their towns.
1 tn Heb “and the third lot came up for the sons of Zebulun.”
2 tn Or “inheritance.”
3 tn Heb “in front of”; perhaps “east of.”
4 tn Heb “eastward toward the rising of the sun.”
6 tn Heb “Kattah, Nahalal, Shimron, Idalah, and Bethlehem, twelve cities and their towns.” The words “their territory included” and “in all they had” are supplied in the translation for clarification.
7 tn Heb “this is the inheritance of the sons of Zebulun.”