5235 boundary

5235 boundary

The agreed limits to the lands of an invidivudal or people. Designated by God and protected by law, both national and local boundaries could be subject to dispute.

The importance of boundary marks

Dt 19:14; Pr 23:10 See also Dt 27:17; Pr 22:28

Examples of significant boundaries

Boundaries of the promised land Ex 23:31; 1Ki 4:21 See also Nu 34:1-12; Dt 3:12-17; Jos 13:1-33; Jos 15:1-63; Jos 16:1-10; Jos 17:1-18; Jos 18:11-28; Jos 19:1-48; Isa 26:15; Eze 47:15-20; Eze 48:1-8

Boundaries of other nations

Ac 17:26 See also Ge 10:18-19; Nu 21:13; Nu 33:37,44; Dt 32:8; Jos 12:2-5; Jdg 1:36; Jdg 11:18; Eze 29:10

City boundaries Nu 35:26

Religious boundaries Ex 19:12 See also Ex 19:23

Boundary problems and disputes

Job 24:2 See also Jos 22:25; Hos 5:10; Am 1:13; Mic 5:6

God establishes other boundaries

Job 26:10 See also Job 38:9-11; Ps 104:9; Pr 8:29; Jer 5:22

Metaphorical boundaries

Ps 16:6

See also

4207land, divine gift
4366stones
5256city
5619distance & area
7257promised land
9120eternity

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