And he put the lampstand in the tent of meeting opposite the table, on the south side of the tabernacle.
The king of Arad, the Canaanite king who lived in the south of the land of Canaan, heard about the approach of the Israelites.
the Negev, and the plain of the valley of Jericho, the city of the date palm trees, as far as Zoar.
and the northern kings who ruled in 1 the hill country, the Arabah south of Kinnereth, 2 the lowlands, and the heights of Dor to the west.
including the hill country, the lowlands, 1 the Arabah, the slopes, the wilderness, and the Negev – the land of 2 the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites:
Ephraim’s territory was to the south, and Manasseh’s to the north. The sea was Manasseh’s 1 western border and their territory 2 touched Asher on the north and Issachar on the east.
Later the men of Judah went down to attack the Canaanites living in the hill country, the Negev, and the lowlands. 1
The cliff to the north was closer to Micmash, the one to the south closer to Geba.
Each day there were six Levites posted on the east, four on the north, and four on the south. At the storehouses they were posted in pairs.
Here is a message about the Desert by the Sea: 1 Like strong winds blowing in the south, 2 one invades from the desert, from a land that is feared.
The gates of the towns in southern Judah will be shut tight. 1 No one will be able to go in or out of them. 2 All Judah will be carried off into exile. They will be completely carried off into exile.’” 3
“Then the king of the south 1 and one of his subordinates 2 will grow strong. His subordinate 3 will resist 4 him and will rule a kingdom greater than his. 5
It then crossed from there to Luz, to the slope of Luz to the south (that is, Bethel), 1 and descended to Ataroth Addar located on the hill that is south of lower Beth Horon.
It then turned on the west side southward from the hill near Beth Horon on the south and extended to Kiriath Baal (that is, Kiriath Jearim), a city belonging to the tribe 1 of Judah. This is the western border. 2
It then crossed to the slope of Beth Hoglah to the north and ended at the northern tip of the Salt Sea 1 at the mouth of the Jordan River. 2 This was the southern border.
He will rouse his strength and enthusiasm 1 against the king of the south 2 with a large army. The king of the south will wage war with a large and very powerful army, but he will not be able to prevail because of the plans devised against him.
And he journeyed from place to place 1 from the Negev as far as Bethel. 2 He returned 3 to the place where he had pitched his tent 4 at the beginning, between Bethel and Ai.
Your descendants will be like the dust of the earth, 1 and you will spread out 2 to the west, east, north, and south. All the families of the earth will pronounce blessings on one another 3 using your name and that of your descendants. 4
“You are to make the courtyard 1 of the tabernacle. For the south side 2 there are to be hangings 3 for the courtyard of fine twisted linen, one hundred fifty feet long for one side, 4
When Moses sent 1 them to investigate the land of Canaan, he told them, “Go up through the Negev, 2 and then go up into the hill country