And the border went up toward Debir from the valley of Achor, and so northward, turning toward Gilgal, that is before the ascent to Adummim, which is on the south side of the valley: and the border passed toward the waters of Enshemesh, and ended at Enrogel:
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Galgal. Hebrew Gilgal, may designate "the limits. "The valley of Achor lay south of Galgal.
Sun. Hebrew, "Hen-She mesh. "It was not "a city. "
Rogel, "of the fuller. "This fountain was in the king's gardens, running eastward from Sion into the torrent of Cedron. (Josephus, vii. 11.) It was used to wash linen. Rogel, signifies "to trample on "as they formerly washed their linen with their feet. Nausicrae is represented in Homer doing so, in holes or basins, prepared for the purpose. (Odyssey S)