Your territory will extend from the wilderness in the south to Lebanon in the north. It will extend all the way to the great River Euphrates in the east (including all of Syria)
And sons were also born
“‘And for a western border
and he displayed great power
The western border was the Mediterranean Sea.
“So now, take your positions and watch this great thing that the Lord is about to do in your sight.
They are your servants and your people, whom you have redeemed by your mighty strength and by your powerful hand.
After them the men of Tekoa worked on another section, from opposite the great protruding tower to the wall of Ophel.
Now one of the sons of Joiada son of Eliashib the high priest was a son-in-law of Sanballat the Horonite. So I banished him from my sight.
“This will be the border of the land:
On the west side the Great Sea will be the boundary to a point opposite Lebo-hamath. This is the west side.
The sunlight will be turned to darkness and the moon to the color of blood,
Indeed, look! The Lord is giving the command.
Then take some silver and gold to make a crown
Then all the nations will ask, “Why has the Lord done all this to this land? What is this fierce, heated display of anger
When the Canaanites and all who live in the land hear about this, they will turn against us and destroy the very memory of us
(Hebron used to be called Kiriath Arba. Arba was a famous Anakite.
Ashdod with its surrounding towns and settlements, and Gaza with its surrounding towns and settlements, as far as the Stream of Egypt
The Lord will not abandon his people because he wants to uphold his great reputation.
When they hear about your great reputation