28. They dwelt. Verses 28-33 give the dwelling places of the Simeonites. The list parallels that of Joshua 19:2-8. Many of the towns here assigned to Simeon are reckoned with Judah in Joshua 15:26-32, 42.
Beer-sheba. In Joshua’s enumeration Sheba appears after Beersheba, obviously as another designation of the site of Beer-sheba (see on Joshua 19:2).