From the hilltop the boundary headed toward the spring of the waters of Nephtoah,(A) came out at the towns of Mount Ephron and went down toward Baalah(B) (that is, Kiriath Jearim).(C)

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60 Kiriath Baal(A) (that is, Kiriath Jearim(B)) and Rabbah(C)—two towns and their villages.

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14 From the hill facing Beth Horon(A) on the south the boundary turned south along the western side and came out at Kiriath Baal (that is, Kiriath Jearim),(B) a town of the people of Judah. This was the western side.

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15 The southern side began at the outskirts of Kiriath Jearim on the west, and the boundary came out at the spring of the waters of Nephtoah.(A)

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12 On their way they set up camp near Kiriath Jearim(A) in Judah. This is why the place west of Kiriath Jearim is called Mahaneh Dan[a](B) to this day.

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Footnotes

  1. Judges 18:12 Mahaneh Dan means Dan’s camp.

21 Then they sent messengers to the people of Kiriath Jearim,(A) saying, “The Philistines have returned the ark of the Lord. Come down and take it up to your town.”

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The ark remained at Kiriath Jearim(A) a long time—twenty years in all.

Samuel Subdues the Philistines at Mizpah

Then all the people of Israel turned back to the Lord.(B)

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We heard it in Ephrathah,(A)
    we came upon it in the fields of Jaar:[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 132:6 Or heard of it in Ephrathah, / we found it in the fields of Jearim. (See 1 Chron. 13:5,6) (And no quotation marks around verses 7-9)

20 (Now Uriah son of Shemaiah from Kiriath Jearim(A) was another man who prophesied in the name of the Lord; he prophesied the same things against this city and this land as Jeremiah did.

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