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The borders of the lot of Judah. CHAP. XV.
The cities of Judah. 4 From thence it passed toward Az- phunneh he gave a part among the mon, and went out unto the river of children of Judah, according to the Egypt; and the goings out of that commandment of the Lord to Joshua, coast were at the sea : this shall be
even the city of Arba the father of your south coast.
Anak, which city is Hebron. 5 And the east border was the salt 14 And Caleb drove thence the sea, eren unto the end of Jordan: and three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahitheir border in the north quarter was man, and Talmai, the children of Anak. from the bay of the sea, at the utter 15 And he went up thence to the most 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 smitof Beth-arabah; and the border went eth Kirjath-sepher, and taketh it, to up to the stone of Bohan the son of him will I give Achsah my daughter Reuben:
to 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 so northward, looking toward Gilgal, gave him Achsah his daughter to wife. that is before the going up to Adum 18 And it came to pass, as she came mim, which is on the south side of the unto him, that she moved him to ask river: and the border passed toward of her father a field: and she lighted the waters of En-shemesh, and the off her ass; and Caleb said unto her, goings out thereof were at En-rogel : What wouldest thou ?
8 And the border went up by the 19 Who answered, Give me a blessvalley of the son of Hinnom unto the ing; for thou hast given me a south south side of the Jebusite; the same land, give me also springs of water: is Jerusalem: and the border went up and he gave her the upper springs, to the top of the mountain that lieth and the nether springs. before the valley of Hinnom west 20 This is the inheritance of the ward, which is at the end of the valley tribe of the children of Judah accordof the giants northward :
ing to their families. 9 And the border was drawn from 21 And the uttermost cities of the the top of the hill unto the fountain tribe of the children of Judah toward of the water of Nephtoah, and went the coast of Edom southward were out to the cities of mount Ephron ; Kabzeel, and Eder, and Jagur, and the border was drawn to Baalah, 22 And Kinah, and Dimonah, and which is Kirjath-jearim :
Adadah, 10 And the border compassed from 23 And Kedesh, and Hazor, and Baalah westward unto mount Seir, Ithnan, and passed along unto the side of 24 Ziph, and Telem, and Bealoth, mount Jearim (which is Chesalon) on 25 And Hazor, Hadattal, and Kethe north side, and went down to Beth- rioth, and Hezron, which is Hazor, shemesh, and passed on to Timnah : 26 Amam, and Shema, and Mola
11 And the border went out unto dah, the side of Ekron northward : and the 27 And Hazar-gaddah, and Heshborder was drawn to Shicron, and mon, and Beth-palet, passed along to mount Baalah, and 28 And Hazar-shual, and Beerwent out unto Jabneel; and the go- sheba, and Bizjothjah, ings out of the border were at the sea. 29 Baalah, and lim, and Azem,
12 And the west border was to the 30 And Eltolad, and Chesil, and great sea, and the coast thereof: this Hormah, is the coast of the children of Judah 31 And Ziklag, and Madmannah, round about, according to their families and Sansannah, 13 | And unto Caleb the son of Je 32 And Lebaoth, and Shilhim, and
The cities of Judah.
The borders of Joseph. Ain, and Rimmon: all the cities are 57 Cain, Gibeah, and Timnah; ten twenty and nine, with their villages : cities with their villages:
33 And in the valley, Eshtaol, and 58 Halhul, Beth-zur, and Gedor, Zoreah, and Ashnah,
59 And Maarath, and Beth-anuth, 34 And Zanoah, and En-gannim, and Eltekon; six cities with their Tappuah, and Enam,
villages : 35 Jarmuth, and Adullam, Socoh, 60 Kirjath-baal (which is Kirjathand Azekah,
jearim) and Rabbah; two cities with 36 And Sharaim, and Adithaim, their villages : and Gederah, and Gederothaim; four 61 In the wilderness, Beth-arabah, teen cities with their villages : Middin, and Secacah,
37 Zenan, and Hadashah, and Mig 62 And Nibshan, and the city of dal-gad,
Salt, and En-gedi; six cities with 38 And Dilean, and Mizpeh, and their villages. Joktheel,
63 | As for the Jebusites, the in39 Lachish, and Bozkath, and Eglon, habitants of Jerusalem, the children 40 And Cabbon, and Lahmam, and of Judah could not drive them out: Kithlish,
but the Jebusites dwell with the child41 And Gederoth, Beth-dagon, and ren of Judah at Jerusalem unto this Naamah, and Makkedah; sixteen ci- day. ties with their villages :
CHAP. XVI. 42 Libnah, and Ether, and Ashan,
1 The general borders of the sons of Joseph. 5 43 And Jiphtah, and Ashnah, and The border of the inheritance of Ephraim. 10 Nezib,
The Canaanites not conquered. 44 And Keilah, and Achzib, and And the lot of the children of JoMareshah ; nine cities with their vil- seph fell from Jordan by Jericho, unto lages :
the water of Jericho on the east, to 45 Ekron, with her towns and her the wilderness that goeth up from villages :
Jericho throughout mount Beth-el, 46 From Ekron even unto the sea, 2 And goeth out from Beth-el to all that lay near Ashdod, with their Luz, and passeth along unto the borvillages :
ders of Archi to Ataroth, 47 Ashdod, with her towns and her 3 And goeth down westward to the villages;Gaza, with her towns and her coast of Japhleti, unto the coast of villages, unto the river of Egypt, and Beth-horon the nether, and to Gezer: the great sea, and the border thereof : and the goings out thereof are at the sea.
48 | And in the mountains, Shamir, 4 So the children of Joseph, Manasand Jattir, and Socoh,
seh and Ephraim, took their inherit49 And Dannah, and Kirjath-sannah, ance. which is Debir,
5 And the border of the children of 50 And Anab, and Eshtemoh, and Ephraim according to their families Anim,
was thus :
: even the border of their inhe51 And Goslien, and Holon, and Gi- ritance on the east side was Atarothloh; eleven cities with their villages: addar, unto Beth-horon the upper;
52 Arab, and Dumah, and Eshean, 6 And the border went out toward
53 And Janum, and Beth-tappuah, the sea to Michmethah on the north and Aphekah,
side ; and the border went about east54 And Humtah, and Kirjath-arba ward unto Tuanath-shiloh, and passed (which is Hebron) and Zior; nine ci- by it on the east to Janohah ; ties with their villages :
7 And it went down from Janohah 55 Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and to Ataroth, and to Naarath, and came Juttah,
to Jericho, and went out at Jordan. 56 And Jezreel, and Jokdeam, and 8 The border went out from TapZanoah,
puah westward unto the river Kanah;
The lot of Manasseh.
CHAP. XVII. The Canaanites not driven out. and the goings out thereof were at the and the rest of Manasseh's sons had sea. This is the inheritance of the the land of Gilead. tribe of the children of Ephraim by 7 And the coast of Manasseh was their families.
from Asher to Michmethah, that lieth 9 And the separate cities for the before Shechem; and the border went children of Ephraim were among the along on the right hand unto the inhainheritance of the children of Manas- bitants of En-tappuah. seh, all the cities with their villages. 8 Now Manasseh had the land of
10 And they drave not out the Ca- Tappuah: but Tappuah on the bornaanites that dwelt in Gezer: but the der of Manasseh belonged to the childCanaanites dwell among the Ephraim- ren of Ephraim : ites unto this day, and serve under tri 9 And the coast descended unto the bute.
river Kanah, southward of the river. CHAP. XVII.
These cities of Ephraim are among the 1 The lot of Manasseh. 7 His coast. 12 The cities of Manasseh : the coast of MaCanaanites not driven out. 14 The children nasseh also was on the north side of of Joseph obtain another lot.
the river, and the outgoings of it were There was also a lot for the tribe at the sea : of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn 10 Southward it was Ephraim's, and of Joseph; to wit, for Machir the first- northward it was Manasseh's, and the born of Manasseh, the father of Gi- sea is his border; and they met togelead : because he was a man of war, ther in Asher on the north, and in Istherefore he had Gilead and Bashan. sachar on the east.
2 There was also a lot for the rest 11 And Manasseh had in Issachar of the children of Manasseh by their and in Asher, Beth-shean and her families; for the children of Abiezer, towns, and Ibleam and her towns, and and for the children of Helek, and for the inhabitants of Dor and her towns, the children of Azriel, and for the child- and the inhabitants of En-dor and her ren of Shechem, and for the children towns, and the inhabitants of Taanach of Hepher, and for the children of and her towns, and the inhabitants of Shemida : these were the male child- Megiddo and her towns, even three ten of Manasseh the son of Joseph by countries. their families.
12 Yet the children of Manasseh 3 But Zelophehad, the son of He- could not drive out the inhabitants of pher, the son of Gilead, the son of Ma- those cities; but the Canaanites would chir, the son of Manasseh, had no sons, dwell in that land. but daughters : and these are the names 13 Yet it came to pass, when the of his daughters, Mahlah, and Noah, children of Israel were waxen strong, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah. that they put the Canaanites to tribute;
4 And they came near before Elea- but did not utterly drive them out. zar the priest, and before Joshua the 14 And the children of Joseph spake son of Nun, and before the princes, unto Joshua, saying, Why hast thou saying, The LORD commanded Mo- given me but one lot and one portion ses to give us an inheritance among to inherit, seeing I am a great peoour brethren. Therefore according ple, forasmuch as the Lord hath to the commandment of the Lord he blessed me hitherto? gave them an inheritance among the 15 And Joshua answered them, If brethren of their father.
thou be a great people, then get thee 5 And there fell ten portions to Ma- up to the wood country, and cut down nasseh, besides the land of Gilead and for thyself there in the land of the Bashan, which were on the other side Perizzites and of the giants, if mount
Ephraim be too narrow for thee. 6 Because the daughters of Manas 16 And the children of Joseph said, seh had an inheritance among his sons: The hill is not enough for us: and all
The tabernacle set up at Shiloh. JOSHUA.
The lot of Benjamin. the Canaanites that dwell in the land ance beyond Jordan on the east, which of the valley have chariots of iron, Moses the servant of the Lord gave both they who are of Beth-shean and them. her towns, and they who are of the 8 | And the men arose, and went valley of Jezreel.
away: and Joshua charged them that 17 And Joshua spake unto the house went to describe the land, saying, Go, of Joseph, even to Ephraim and to and walk through the land, and deManasseh, saying, Thou art a great scribe it, and come again to me, that people, and hast great power: thou I may here cast lots for you before shalt not have one lot only :
the Lord in Shiloh. 18 But the mountain shall be thine; 9 And the men went and passed for it is a wood, and thou shalt cut it through the land, and described it by down: and the outgoings of it shall be cities into seven parts in a book, and thine : for thou shalt drive out the
came again to Joshua to the host at Canaanites, though they have iron Shiloh. chariots, and though they be strong.
10 And Joshua cast lots for them in CHAP. XVIII.
Shiloh before the Lord: and there JoI The tabernacle is set up at Shiloh. 2 The reshua divided the land unto the children mainder of the land is described, and divided of Israel according to their divisions. into seven parts. 10 Joshua divideth it by lot. 11 The lot and border of Benjamin. 21 Their 11 | And the lot of the tribe of the cities.
children of Benjamin came up accordAnd the whole congregation of the ing to their families: and the coast of children of Israel assembled together their lot came forth between the childat Shiloh, and set up the tabernacle ren of Judah and the children of Joseph. of the congregation there : and the 12 And their border on the north land was subdued before them. side was from Jordan; and the border
2 And there remained among the went up to the side of Jericho on the children of Israel seven tribes, which north side, and went up through the had not yet received their inheritance. mountains westward; and the goings
3 And Joshua said unto the child- out thereof were at the wilderness of ren of Israel, How long are ye slack Beth-aven. to go to possess the land which the 13 And the border went over from LORD God of your fathers hath given thence toward Luz, to the side of Luz
(which is Beth-el) southward; and the 4 Give out from among you three border descended to Ataroth-adar, men for each tribe : and I will send near the hill that lieth on the south them, and they shall rise, and go side of the nether Beth-horon. through the land, and describe it ac 14 And the border was drawn thence, cording to the inheritance of them, and compassed the corner of the sea and they shall come again to me. southward, from the hill that lieth be
5 And they shall divide it into seven fore Beth-horon southward; and the parts: Judah shall abide in their coast goings out thereof were at Kirjathon the south, and the house of Joseph baal (which is Kirjath-jearim) a city shall abide in their coasts on the north. of the children of Judah. This was the
6 Ye shall therefore describe the west quarter. land into seven parts, and bring the 15 And the south quarter was from description hither to me, that I may the end of Kirjath-jearim, and the cast lots for you here before the Lord border went out on the west, and went our God.
out to the well of waters of Nephtoah: 7 But the Levites have no part 16 And the border came down to the among you; for the priesthood of the end of the mountain that lieth before Lord is their inheritance: and Gad, the valley of the son of Hinnom, and and Reuben, and half the tribe of which is in the valley of the giants on Manasseh, have received their inherit- I the north, and descended to the valley
The cities of Benjamin. CHAP. XIX. The lot of Simeon, Zebulun, &c. of Hinnom, to the side of Jebusi on 2 And they had in their inheritance, the south, and descended to En-rogel, Beer-sheba,or Sheba,and Moladah,
17 And was drawn from the north, 3 And Hazar-shual, and Balah, and and went forth to En-shemesh, and Azem, went forth toward Geliloth, which is 4 And Eltolad, and Bethul, and over against the going up of Adum- Hormah, mim, and descended to the stone of 5 And Ziklag, and Beth-marcaboth, Bohan the son of Reuben,
and Hazar-susah, 18 And passed along toward the 6 And Beth-lebaoth, and Sharuhen; side over against Arabah northward, thirteen cities and their villages : and went down unto Arabah :
7 Ain, Remmon, and Ether, and 19 And the border passed along to Ashan; four cities and their villages : the side of Beth-hoglah northward : 8 And all the villages that were and the outgoings of the border were round about these cities to Baalathat the north bay of the salt sea at the beer, Ramath of the south. This is the south end of Jordan. This was the inheritance of the tribe of the children south coast.
of Simeon according to their families. 20 And Jordan was the border of it 9 Out of the portion of the children on the east side. This was the inhe of Judah was the inheritance of the ritance of the children of Benjamin, children of Simeon: for the part of by the coasts thereof round about, ac the children of Judah was too much cording to their families.
for them : therefore the children of 21 Now the cities of the tribe of Simeon had their inheritance within the children of Benjamin according the inheritance of them. to their families, were Jericho, and 10 | And the third lot came up for Beth-hoglah, and the valley of Keziz, the children of Zebulun according to
22 And Beth-arabah, and Zemaraim, their families: and the border of their and Beth-el,
inheritance was unto Sarid: 23 And Avim, and Parah, and Oph 11 And their border went up toward rah,
the sea, and Maralah, and reached to 24 And Chephar-haammonai, and Dabbasheth, and reached to the river Ophni, and Gaba; twelve cities with that is before Jokneam, their villages :
12 And turned from Sarid eastward, 25 Gibeon, and Ramah, and Beeroth, toward the sunrising, unto the border
26 And Mizpeh, and Chephirah, of Chisloth-tabor, and then goeth out and Mozah,
to Daberath, and goeth up to Japhia, 27 And Rekem, and Irpeel, and 13 And from thence passeth on along Taralah,
on the east to Gittah-hepher, to Ittah28 And Zelah, Eleph, and Jebusi, kazin, and goeth out to Remmon(which is Jerusalem) Gibeath, and Kir- methoar to Neah; jath; fourteen cities with their villages. 14 And the border compasseth it This is the inheritance of the children on the north side to Hannathon: and of Benjamin according to their fa- the outgoings thereof are in the valley milies.
of Jiphthah-el: CHAP. XIX.
15 And Kattath, and Nahallal, and
Shimron, and Idalah, and Beth-lehem; | The lot of Simeon, 10 of Zebulun, 17 of Issachar, 24 of Asher, 32 of Naphtali, 40 of Dan.
twelve cities with their villages. 46 T'he children of Israel give an inheritance 16 This is the inheritance of the to Joshua.
children of Zebulun according to their And the second lot came forth to Si- families, these cities with their villages. meon, even for the tribe of the children 17 | And the fourth lot came out of Simeon according to their families : to Issachar, for the children of Issaand their inheritance was within the char according to their families. inheritance of the children of Judah. 18 And their border was toward