The Geneva Bible Translation Notes, , at sacred-texts.com
jos 15:2And their south border was from the shore of the salt sea, from the (a) bay that looketh southward:
(a) The Hebrew word signifies tongue, by which it means either the arm of the sea that comes into the land, or a rock, or cape that goes into the sea.
jos 15:5And the east border [was] the salt sea, [even] unto the (b) end of Jordan. And [their] border in the north quarter [was] from the bay of the sea at the uttermost part of Jordan:
(b) Meaning the mouth of the river where it runs into the Salt sea.
jos 15:6And the border went up to Bethhogla, and passed along by the north of Betharabah; and the border went up to the (c) stone of Bohan the son of Reuben:
(c) Which was a mark to part their countries.
jos 15:11And the border went out unto the side of Ekron northward: and the border was drawn to Shicron, and passed along to mount Baalah, and went out unto Jabneel; and the goings out of the border were at the (d) sea.
(d) Meaning, toward Syria.
jos 15:14And Caleb (e) drove thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.
(e) This was done after the death of Joshua, (Jdg 1:10, Jdg 1:20).
jos 15:18And it came to pass, as she came [unto him], that she moved him to ask of her father a field: (f) and she lighted off [her] ass; and Caleb said unto her, What wouldest thou?
(f) Because her husband tarried too long.
jos 15:19Who answered, Give me a blessing; for thou hast given me a south land; (g) give me also springs of water. And he gave her the upper springs, and the nether springs.
(g) Because her country was barren, she wanted a field that had springs from her father. (Jdg 1:14-15).
jos 15:30And Eltolad, and Chesil, and (h) Hormah,
(h) Which before was called Zephath, (Jdg 1:17).
jos 15:47Ashdod with her towns and her villages, Gaza with her towns and her villages, unto the (i) river of Egypt, and the great sea, and the border [thereof]:
(i) Meaning, the Nile (Jos 13:3).
jos 15:49And Dannah, and (k) Kirjathsannah, which [is] Debir,
(k) Which is also called Kirjath-sepher, (Jos 15:15).
jos 15:62And Nibshan, and the (l) city of Salt, and Engedi; six cities with their villages.
(l) Of this city the salt sea has it's name.
jos 15:63As for the Jebusites the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the children of Judah could not drive them (m) out: but the Jebusites dwell with the children of Judah at Jerusalem unto this day.
(m) That is, utterly, though they slew the most part, and burnt their city, (Jdg 1:8).