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plain to the sea of Chinneroth on the east, and unto the sea of the plain, even the salt sea on the east, the way to Bethjeshimoth; and from the south, under Ashdothpisgah:
mountains, and in the valleys, and in the plains, and in the springs, and in the wilderness, and in the south country; the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites:
New Defender's Study Bible Notes
12:7 are the kings. It is significant that several of the cities in this list were named in the famous Tel-el-Amarna tablets, excavated in Egypt in the late nineteenth century. These tablets were letters requesting help from Egypt against invaders called Habiru, a term which might (though this is still controversial) be equivalent to Hebrew.