And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born unto Israel: however the name of the city was Laish at the first.
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George Leo Haydock
Lais. Hebrew Ulam Layish, as the Septuagint express it. (Calmet)
But the former term is explained by the Alexandrian and other copies in the sense of the Vulgate, before. (Haydock)
Dan is often placed for the northern boundary of Palestine. (Calmet)