2 Their southern boundary started from the bay at the southern end of the Dead Sea,

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Joshua 15:2

Commentary on Joshua 15:1-12

(Read Joshua 15:1-12)

Joshua allotted to Judah, Ephraim, and the half of Manasseh, their inheritances before they left Gilgal. Afterwards removing to Shiloh, another survey was made, and the other tribes had their portion assigned. In due time all God's people are settled.

5 The eastern boundary is the Dead Sea as far as the mouth of the Jordan. The northern boundary started from the bay of the sea at the mouth of the Jordan,

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Joshua 15:5

Commentary on Joshua 15:1-12

(Read Joshua 15:1-12)

Joshua allotted to Judah, Ephraim, and the half of Manasseh, their inheritances before they left Gilgal. Afterwards removing to Shiloh, another survey was made, and the other tribes had their portion assigned. In due time all God's people are settled.