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slay with the sword among them that in the land of Canaan, which Eleazar were slain by them.

the priest, and Joshua the son of 23 And the border of the children Nun, and the heads of the fathers of of Reuben was Jordan, and the bor- the tribes of the children of Israel, der thereof. This was the inherit- I distributed for inheritance to them. ance of the children of Reuben after 2 By lot was their inheritance, as their families, the cities and the vil. the Lord commanded by the hand of lages thereof.

Moses, for the nine tribes, and for 24 And Moses gave inheritance the half tribe. unto the tribe of Gad, even unto the 3 For Moses had given the inheritchildren of Gad, according to their ance of two tribes and a half tribe on fanilies.

the other side Jordan; but unto the 25 And their coast was Jazer, and Levites he gave none inheritance all the cities of Gilead, and half the

among them. land of the children of Ammon, unto

4 For the children of Joseph were Aroer that is before Rabbah;

two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim; 26 And from Heshbon unto Ramath- therefore they gave no part unto the mizpeb, and Betonim; and froin Ma- Levites in the land, save cities to banaim unto the border of Debir; dwell in, with their suburbs for their

27 And in the valley, Beth-aram, cattle and for their substance. and Beth-nirrah, and Succoth, and 5 As the Lord commanded Moses, Zapibus, the rest of the kingdom of so the children of Israel did, and they Sihon king of Heshbon, Jordan and divided the land. his border, even unto the edge of the 6 Then the children of Judah came sea of Chinnereth on the other side unto Joshua in Gilgal; and Caleb Jordan eastward.

the son of Jephunneh the Kenezite 25 This is the inheritance of the said unto him, Thou knowest the children of Gad after their families, thing that the Lord said unto Moses the cities, and their villages.

the man of God concerning me and 29 And Moses gave inheritance unto thee in Kadesh-barnea. the half tribe of Manasseh; and this 7 Forty years old was I when Moses was the possession of the half tribe the servant of the Lord sent me from of the children of Manasgeh by their Kadesh-barnea to espy out the land; families.

and I brought him word again as it 30 And their coast was from Ma- was in mine heart. hanaim, all Bashan, all the kingdom 8 Nevertheless my brethren that of Og king of Bashan, and all the went up with me made the heart of towns of Jair, which are in Bashan, the people melt; but I wholly followed three-score ties;

the Lord my God. 31 And half Gilead, and Ashtaroth, 9 And Moses sware on that day, and Edrei, cities of the kingdom of saying, Surely the land whereon thy Og in Basban, were pertaining unto feet have trodden shall be thine in. the children of Machir the son of heritance, and thy children's for ever, Manasseh, even to the one half of because thou hast wholly followed the cbildren of Machir by their the Lord my God. families.

10 And now, behold, the Lord hath 32 These are the countries which kept me alive, as he said, these forty Moses did distribute for inheritance and five years, even since the Lord in the plains of Moab, on the other spake this word unto Moses, while side Jordan, by Jericho, eastward. the children of Israel wandered in

33 But unto the tribe of Levi Moses the wilderness; and now, lo, I am gave not any inheritance; the Lord this day four-score and five years God of Israel was their inheritance, old. as he said upto them.

11 As yet I am as strong this day CHAPTER XIV.

as I was in the day that Moses sent Pe mine tribes and a half to hare their in


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mountain, whereof the Lord spake in and the goings out thereof were at that day; for thou heardest in that En-rogel; day how the Anakim were there, and 8 And the border went up by the that the cities were great and fenced; valley of the son of Hinnom unto the if so be the Lord will be with me, south side of the Jebusite; the same then I shall be able to drive them is Jerusalem; and the border went out, as the Lord said.

up to the top of the mountain that 13 And Joshua blessed him, and lieth before the valley of Hinnom gave unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh westward, which is at the end of the Hebron for an inheritance.

valley of the giants northward; 14 Hebron therefore became the 9 And the border was drawn from inheritance of Caleb the

the top of the hill unto the fountain Jephunneh the Kenezite unto this of the water of Nephtoah, and went day ; because that he wholly followed out to the cities of mount Ephron; the Lord God of Israel.

and the border was drawn to Baalah, 15 And the name of Hebron before which is Kirjath-jearim; was Kirjath-arba ; wbich Arba was a 10 And the border compassed from great man among the Anakim. And Baalah westward unto mount Seir, the land bad rest from war.

and passed along unto the side of CHAPTER XV.

mount Jearim, which is Chesalon, on The borders of the lot of Judah-Caleb's the north side, and went down to

portim— The cities of Judah. Beth-shemesh, and passed on THIS then was the lot of the tribe | Timnah;

of the children of Judah by their 11 And the border went out unto families; even to the border of Edom the side of Ekron northward; and the wilderness of Zin southward was the border was drawn to Shicron, and the uttermost part of the south

passed along to mount Baalah, and coast.

went out unto Jabnecl; and the 2 And their south border was from goings out of the border were at the the shore of the salt sea, from the bay that looketh southward ;

12 And the west border was to the 3 And it went out to the south side great sea, and the coast thereof. This to Maaleh-acrabbim, and passed along is the coast of the children of Judah to Zin, and ascended up on the south round about according to their side unto Kadesh-barnea, and passed families. along to Hezron, and went up to Adar, 13 And unto Caleb the son of and fetched a compass to Karkaa : Jephunneh he gave a part among the

4 From thence it passed toward children of Judah, according to the Azmon, and went out unto the river commandment of the Lord to Joshua, of Egypt; and the goings out of that even the city of Arba the father of coast were at the sea; this shall be Anak, which city is Hebron. your south coast.

14 And Caleb drove thence the 5 And the east border was the salt three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and sea, even unto the end of Jordan. Ahiman, and Talmai, the children And their border in the north quarter of Anak. was from the bay of the sea at the 15 And he went up thence to the uttermost part of Jordan ;

inhabitants of Debir ; and the name 6 And the border went up to Beth- of Debir before was Kirjath-sepher. hogla, and passed along by the north 16 And Caleb said, He that smiteth of Beth-arabah; and the border went Kirjath-sepher, and taketh it, to him up to the stone of Bohan the son of will I give Achsah my daughter to Reuben ;

wife. 7 And the border went up toward 17 And Othniel the son of Kenaz, Debir from the valley of Achor, and the brother of Caleb, took it; and he $0 northward, looking toward Gilgal, gave him Achsab bis daughter to that is before the going up to Adum- wife. mim, which is on the south side of 18 And it came to pass, as she came the river; and the border passed unto him, that she moved him to ask toward the waters of En-shemesh, I of her father a field ; and she lighted


of her ass; and Caleb said unto her, Mareshah; nine cities with their What wouldest thou ?

villages ; 19 Who answered, Give me a bless- 45 Ekron, with her towns and her ing; for thou hast given me a south villages; land; give me also springs of water. 46 From Ekron even unto the sea, And he gave her the upper springs, all that lay near Ashdod, with their and the nether springs.

villages; 20 This is the inheritance of the 47 Ashdod, with her towns and her tribe of the children of Judah villages ; Gaza, with her towns and sccording to their families.

her villages, unto the river of Egypt, 21 And the uttermost cities of the and the great sea, and the border tribe of the children of Judah towards thereof; the eoast of Edom southward were 48 And in the mountains, Shamir, Kabzeel, and Eder, and Jagur, and Jattir, and Socob,

22 And Kipah, and Dimonah, and 49 And Dannah, and Kirjath-sanAdadah,

nab, which is Debir, 23 And Kedesh, and Hazor, and 50 And Anab, and Esbtemoh, and Ithnan,

Anim, 24 Ziph, and Telem, and Bealoth, 51 And Goshen, and Holon, and 25 And Hazor, Hadattah, and Ke- Giloh; eleven cities with their vilrioth, and Hezron, which is Hazor, lages;

26 Amam, and Shema, and Mola- 52 Arab and Dumah, and Eshean, dab,

53 And Janum, and Beth-tappuah, 27 And Hazar-gaddah, and Hesh- and Aphekah, mod, and Beth-palet,

54 And Humtah, and Kirjath-arba, 23 And Hazar-shual, and Beer- which is Hebron and Zior; nine cities sheba, and Bizjothjah,

with their villages; 29 Baalah, and lim, and Azem, 55 Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and 30 And Eltolad, and Chesil, and Juttah, Hormah,

56 And Jezreel, and Jokdeam, and 31 And Ziklag, and Madmannab, Zanoah, and Sansanpah,

57 Cain, Gibeah, and Timnah; ten 32 And Lebaoth, and Shilbim, and cities with their villages; Ain, and Rimmon; all the cities are 58 Halhul, Beth-zur, and Gedor, twenty and nine, with their villages; 59 And Maarath, and Beth-anoth, 33 And in the valley, Eshtaol, and and Eltekon; six cities with their Loreab, and Ashpah,

villages; 34 Aud Zanoab, and En-gannim, 60 Kirjath-baal, which is KirjathTappaah, and Enam,

jearim, and Rabbah; two cities wit 35 Jarmuth, and Adullam, Socoh, their villages; and Azekah,

61 In the wilderness, Beth-arabah, 36 And Sharaim, and Adithaim, and Middin, and Secacah, Gederah, and Gederothaim; fourteen 62 And Nibshan, and the city of cities with their villages;

Salt, and En-gedi; six cities with 37 Zenan, and Hadashah, and Mig- their villages. dal-gad,

63 As for the Jebusites the inha38 And Dilean, and Mizpeh, and bitants of Jerusalem, the children of Joktheel,

Judah could not drive them out; but 39 Lachish, and Bozkath, and the Jebusites dwell with the chilEgloo,

dren of Judah at Jerusalem unto this 40 And Cabbon, and Labmam, and day. Kithlish,

CHAPTER XVI. 41 And Gederoth, Beth-dagon, and The general borders of the sons of Joseph. Naamah, and Makkedah; sixteen ND the lot of the children of Jocities with their villages;

seph fell from

Jordan by Jericho, 42 Libnah, and Ether, and Ashan, unto the water of Jericho on the east, 43 And Jipbtah, and Ashnah, and to the wilderness that goeth up

from Nezib,

Jericho throughout mount Beth-el, 4 And Keilab, and Achzib, and 2 And goeth out from Beth-el to


Luz, and passeth along unto the bor- | children of Manasseh the son of Joders of Archi to Ataroth,

seph by their families. 3 And goeth down westward to the 3 But Zelophebad, the son of Hecoast of Japhleti, unto the coast of pher, the son of Gilead, the son of Beth-horon, the nether, and to Gezer; Machir, the son of Manasseh, had no and the goings out thereof are at the sons, but daughters; and these are

the names of his daughters, Mahlah, 4 So the children of Joseph, Ma- and Noah, Iloglah, Milcah, and nasseh and Ephraim, took their in- Tirzah. heritance.

4 And they came near before Elea. 5 And the border of the children zar the priest, and before Joshua the of Ephraim according to their fami- son of Nun, and before the princes, lies was thus; even the border of saying, The Lord commanded Moses their inberitance on the east side was to give us an inheritance among our Ataroth-addar, unto Beth-horon the brethren. Therefore, according to the upper :

commandment of the Lord, he gave 6. And the border went out toward them an inheritance among the brethe sea to Michmethah on the north thren of their father. side: and the border went about east- 5 And there fell ten portions to Ma. ward unto Taanath-shiloh, and passed nasseh, besides the land of Gilead by it on the east to Janohah;

and Bashan, which were on the other 7. And it went down from Janohah side Jordan : to Ataroth, and to Naarath, and 6 Because the daughters of Munascame to Jericho, and went out at seh bad an inheritance among his Jordan.

sons; and the rest of Manasseh's 8 The border went out from Tap- sons had the land of Gilead. puah westward unto the river Kanah; 7 And the coast of Manasseh was and the goings out thereof were at from Asher to Michmethah, that

This is the inheritance of licth before Shechem; and the borthe tribe of the children of Ephraim der went along on the right hand by their families.

unto the inhabitants of En-tap9 And the separate cities for the puah. children of Ephraim were among the

8 Now Manasseh had the land of inheritance of the children of Ma- Tappuah; but Tappuah on the bornasseh, all the cities with their vil der of Manasseh belonged to the chillages.

dren of Ephraim; 10 And they drave not out the Ca. 9 And the coast descended unto naanites that dwelt in Gezer; but the the river Kanah, southward of the Canaanites dwell among the Ephraim river; these cities of Ephraim are ites unto this day, and serve unto among the cities of Manasseh; the tribute.

coast of Manasseh also was on the

north side of the river, and the outCHIAPTER XVII. The lot of Manosseh- The Canaanites not goings of it were at the sea : driven out,

10 Southward it was Ephraim's, and was also a lot for the tribe northward it was Manasseh's, and the of Manasseh ; for he was the first- sea is his border; and they met to. born of Josepb; to wit, for Machir gether in Asher on the north, and in the first-born of Manasseh, the father Issachar on the east. of Gilead; because he was a man of 11 And Manasseh had in Issachar war, therefore he had Gilead and and in Asher Beth-shean and her Bashan.

towns, and Ihleam and her towns, 2 There was also a lot for the rest and the inhabitants of Dor and her of the children of Manasseh by their towns, and the inhabitants of Enfamilies; for the children of Abiezer, dor and her towns, and the inhabitand for the children of Helek, and ants of Taapach and her towns, and for the children of Asriel, and for the the inhabitants of Megiddo and her children of Shechem, and for the towns, even three countries. children of Hepher, and for the chil- 12 Yet the children of Manasseb dren of Shemida; these were the male I could not drive out the inhabitants of

the sea.


those cities; but the Canaanites would cording to the inheritance of them ; dwell in that land.

and they shall come again to me. 13 Yet it came to pass, when the 5 And they shall divide it into seven ebildren of Israel were waxen strong, parts; Judah shall abide in their that they put the Canaanites to tri- coast on the south, and the house of bute ; but did not utterly drive them Joseph shall abide in their coasts on out.

the north. 14 And the children of Joseph spake 6 Ye sball therefore describe the unto Joshua, saying, Why hast thou land into seven parts, and bring the given me but one lot and one portion description bither to me, that I may to inherit, seeing I am a great people, cast lots for you here before the Lord forasmuch as the Lord bath blessed

our God. me hitherto?

7 But the Levites have no part 15 And Joshua answered them, If among you; for the priesthood of thou be a great people, then get thee the Lord is their inheritance; and op to the wood country, and cut Gad, and Reuben, and half the tribe down for thyself there in the land of Manassch, have received their inof the Perizzites and of the giants,. beritance beyond Jordan on the east, if mount Ephraim be too narrow for which Moses the servant of the Lord thee.

gave them. 16 And the children of Joseph said, 8 And the men arose, and went The hill is not enough for us; and away; and Joshua charged them all the Canaanites that dwell in the that went to describe the land, say. land of the valley have chariots of ing, Go and walk through the land, iron, both they who are of Beth- and describe it, and come again to sbran and her towns, and they who me, that I may here cast lots for you are of the valley of Jezreel.

before the Lord in Shiloh. 17 And Joshua spake unto the house 9 And the men went and passed of Joseph, even to Ephraim and to through the land, and described it hy Manasseh, saying, Thou art a great cities into seven parts in a book, and people, and bast great power; tbou came again to Joshua to the host at shalt not have one lot only ;

Shiloh. 18 But the mountain shall be thine; 10 And Joshua cast lots for them for it is a wood, and thou shalt cut it in Shiloh before the Lord; and there down; and the outgoings of it shall | Joshua divided the land unto the be thine ; for thou shalt drive out the children of Israel according to their Canaanites, though they have iron divisions. chariots, and though they be strong. 11 And the lot of the tribe of the CHAPTER XVIII.

children of Benjamin came up nr. The tabernacle at Shiloh Joshua dirideth cording to their families; and the the remainder of the land by lol-- The coast of their lot came forth between Int of Benjamin.

the children of Judah and the chilA dran anderen

the children of Israel assembled 12 And their border on the north together at Shiloh, and set up the side was from Jordan; and the bortabernacle of the congregation there; der went up to the side of Jericho on and the land was subdued before the north side, and went up through them.

the mountains westward ; and the 2 And there remained among the goings out thereof were at the wilchildren of Israel seven tribes, which derness of Beth-aven. bad not yet received their inheritance. 13 And the border went over from

3 And Joshua said unto the children thence toward Luz, to the side of of Israel, How long are ye slack to go Luz, which is Beth-el, southward; to possess the land, which the Lord and the border descended to AtarothGod of your fathers hath given you ? adar, near the hill that lieth on the

4 Give out from among you three sonth side of the nether Beth-horon. men for each tribe: and I will send 14 And the border was drawn thence, them, and they sball rise, and go and compassed the corner of the through the land, and describe it ac- sea southward, from the hill that

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