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Gilead, because he was a man of war, therefore he had Gilead and Bashan. *2)°And the lot was for the rest of the children of Manasseh according to their families; for the children of Abiezer, and for the children of Helek, and for the children of Asriel, and for the children of Shechem, and for the children of Hepher, and for the children of Shemida: these were the male children of Manasseh the son of Joseph according to their families. 3 But Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, had no sons, but daughters: and these are the. names of his daughters, Mahlah, and Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah. 4 And they came near before Eleazar the priest, and before Joshua the son of Nun, and before the princes, saying, The LORD commanded Moses to give us an inheritance among our brethren therefore according to the commandment of the LORD he gave them an inheritance among the breth5 ren of their father. And there fell ten parts to Manasseh, beside the land of Gilead and Bashan, which is 6) beyond Jordan; because the daughters of Manasseh had an inheritance among his sons: and the land of Gilead belonged unto the rest of 7 the sons of Manasseh'. And the 'border of Manasseh was from Asher to Michmethath, which is before Shechem; and the border went along Ito the right hand, unto the inhabit(8) ants of En-tappuah. "The land of Tappuah belonged to Manasseh : but Tappuah on the border of Manasseh belonged to the children of 9 Ephraim. And the border went

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down unto the "brook of Kanah, southward of the 'brook': these cities belonged to Ephraim among the cities of Manasseh: and the 'border of Manasseh was on the north side of the brook', and the goings out 10 thereof were at the sea: southward

it was Ephraim's, and northward it was Manasseh's, and the sea was his border; and they reached to Asher on the north, and to Issachar on the 11 east. And Manasseh had in Issachar and in Asher Beth-shean and her 2towns, and Ibleam and her towns,

1 Heb. lines.

2 Heb. daughters.

and the inhabitants of Dor and her towns, and the inhabitants of En-dor and her towns, and the inhabitants of Taanach and her towns, and the inhabitants of Megiddo and her towns, 12 even the three heights". Yet the children of Manasseh could not drive out the inhabitants of those cities; but the Canaanites would dwell in 13 that land. And it came to pass,

when the children of Israel were waxen strong, that they put the Canaanites to taskwork, and did not utterly drive them out.

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And the children of Joseph spake unto Joshua, saying, Why hast thou given me but one lot and one part for an inheritance', seeing I am a great people, forasmuch as hitherto (15 the LORD hath blessed me? And Joshua 'said unto them, If thou be a great people, get thee up to the 'forest', and cut down for thyself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the 'Rephaim; since the hill country of1 Ephraim is too narrow for thee. 16 And the children of Joseph said,

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The hill country is not enough for us and all the Canaanites that dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, both they who are in Bethshean and her towns, and they who 17 are in the valley of Jezreel. And Joshua spake unto the house of Joseph, even to Ephraim and to Manasseh, saying, Thou art a great people, and hast great power: thou 18) shalt not have one lot only: "but the

hill country shall be thine; for Ithough it is a 'forest', thou shalt cut it down, and the goings out thereof shall be thine: for thou shalt drive out the Canaanites, though they have chariots of iron, and though they be strong.

And the whole congregation of the children of Israel assembled themselves together at Shiloh, and set up the tent of meeting there: and the 2 land was subdued before them. And there remained among the children of Israel seven tribes, which had not 3 yet divided their inheritance. And Joshua said unto the children of Israel, How long are 'ye1 slack to go lin to possess the land, which the LORD, the God of your fathers, hath given

5 Heb. is not found for us.

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3 See ch. xi. 2, xii. 23.
4 Heb. line.

VERSION OF 1611.-2 There.. also a..by..by; 5 portions.. were on the other side; 6 Manasseh's .. had; 7 coast.. Michmethah, that lieth.. on; 8 (Now).. had; 9 coast descended. . river. . river..of.. are.. coast.. also.. river.. outgoings of it; 10 is.. met together in in; 11 countries; 13 Yet.. tribute; but 14 portion to inherit; 15 answered.. (then).. wood country.. giants, if mount. . be; 16 of .. of; 18 mountain.. wood, and.. outgoings of it.— XVIII. 1 tabernacle.. the congregation; 2 received; 3 you. = [65]

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4 you? Appoint for you three men for each tribe: and I will send them, and they shall arise', and 'walk' through the land, and describe it according to their inheritance; and 5 they shall come unto me. And they shall divide it into seven portions: Judah shall abide in his border on the south, and the house of Joseph shall abide in their 'border 6 on the north. And ye shall describe the land into seven 'portions', and bring the description hither to me and I will cast lots for you 7) here before the LORD our God. °For the Levites have no 'portion among you; for the priesthood of the LORD is their inheritance: and Gad and Reuben and the half tribe of Manasseh have received their inheritance beyond Jordan 'eastward', which Moses the servant of the LORD gave (8) them. And the men arose, and went and Joshua charged them that went to describe the land, saying, Go and walk through the land, and describe it, and come again to me, 'and' I 'will' cast lots for you here before (9 the LORD in Shiloh. And the men went and passed through the land, and described it by cities into seven 'portions in a book, and they came to Joshua Junto the 'camp at Shiloh. 10 And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD: and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their divisions.

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And the lot of the tribe of the children of Benjamin came up according to their families and the border of their lot went out between the children of Judah and the children of (12 Joseph. And their border on the

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north quarter1 was from Jordan; and the border went up to the side of Jericho on the north, and went up through the hill country westward; and the goings out thereof were at the (13) wilderness of Beth-aven. And the border passed along1 from thence 'to1 Luz, to the 'side of Luz (the same! is Beth-el), southward; and the border Iwent down to Ataroth-'addar, by the Imountain that lieth on the south of (14 Beth-horon the nether. And the bor

1 Heb. shoulder.

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der was drawn and turned about on the west quarter southward, from the mountain that lieth before Bethhoron southward; and the goings out thereof were at Kiriath1-baal ('the same is Kiriath'-jearim), a city of the children of Judah: this was the west 15 quarter. And the south quarter was from the uttermost part of 'Kiriath1jearim, and the border went out westward', and went out to the 'fountain! (16 of the waters of Nephtoah: and the border went down to the luttermost part of the mountain that lieth before the valley of the son of Hinnom, which is in the vale of Rephaim northward; and it went down to the valley of Hinnom, to the side of the Jebusite southward', and 'went 17 down to En-rogel; and it was drawn on the north, and went out at En-shemesh, and went out to Geliloth, which is over against the Jascent of Adummim; and it went down to the stone of Bohan the son 18 of Reuben; and it passed along ito

the side over against the Arabah northward, and went down unto the 19 Arabah: and the border passed along to the side of Beth-hoglah northward: and the goings out of the border were at the north bay of the Salt Sea, at the south end of Jordan: this 20 was the south border'. And Jordan

was the border of it on the east 'quarter. This was the inheritance of the children of Benjamin, by the 'borders' thereof round about, according to 21 their families. Now the cities of the tribe of the children of Benjamin according to their families were Jericho, and Beth-hoglah, and Emek -keziz; 22 and Beth-arabah, and Zemaraim, and 23 Beth-el; and Avvim', and Parah, 24 and Ophrah; and Chephar-lammoni1,

and Ophni, and 'Geba; twelve cities 25 with their villages: Gibeon, and Ra26 mah, and Beeroth; and Mizpeh, and 27 Chephirah, and Mozah; and Rekem, 28 and Irpeel, and Taralah; and Zelah,

Eleph, and the Jebusite (the same is Jerusalem), Gibeath, and Kiriath'; fourteen cities with their villages. This is the inheritance of the children of Benjamin according to their families.

2 Heb. tongue.

VERSION OF 1611.-4 Give out from among.. rise.. go.. the. . of them.. again to; 5 parts.. their coast.. coasts; 6 therefore.. parts.. that.. may; 7 But .part.. ..on the east; 8 (away). . that .. may; 9 parts.. (again).. to.. host; 11 coast.. came forth; 12 side.. (side). . mountains; 13 went over.. toward.. which.. descended. . adar, near. . hill. . (side); 14 (thence).. compassed.. corner of the sea..hill.. Kirjath. . which.. Kirjath; 15 end.. Kirjath.. on the west.. well; 16 came.. . end.. (and) .valley..the giants on the north.. descended.. Jebusi on the south descended; 17 from.. forth to.. forth toward.. going up.. descended; 18 toward; 19 outgoings.. coast; 20 side.. coasts; 21 the valley of; 23 Avim; 24 haammonai.. Gaba; 28 Jebusi, which. . Kirjath. = [99]

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And the second lot came out for Simeon, even for the tribe of the children of Simeon according to their families and their inheritance was in the midst of the inheritance of the 2 children of Judah. And they had for their inheritance Beer-sheba, or 3 Sheba, and Moladah; and Hazar4 shual, and Balah, and 'Ezem'; and Eltolad, and Bethul, and Hormah; 5 and Ziklag, and Beth-marcaboth, and 6 Hazar-susah; and Beth-lebaoth, and Sharuhen; thirteen cities with their 7 villages: Ain, 'Rimmon', and Ether, and Ashan; four cities with their 8 villages and all the villages that were round about these cities to Baalath-beer, 'Ramah' of the South. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Simeon according to their 9) families. "Out of the "part of the children of Judah was the inheritance of the children of Simeon: for the portion of the children of JuIdah was too much for them: therefore the children of Simeon had inheritance in the midst of their inheritance.

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And the third lot came up for the children of Zebulun according to their families and the border of their in11 heritance was unto Sarid: and their border went up westward, even tol Maralah, and reached to Dabbesheth; and it reached to the 'brook 12 that is before Jokneam; and it' turned from Sarid eastward toward the sunrising unto the border of Chisloth-tabor; and it went out to Dabe13 rath, and went up to Japhia; and from thence it passed along leastward' to 'Gath'-hepher, to 'Eth1-kazin; and it went out at Rimmon which (14 stretcheth unto Neah; and the border 'turned about it on the north to Hannathon: and the goings out! thereof were at the valley of Iph15 tah1-el; and Kattath, and Nahalal, and Shimron, and Idalah, and Bethlehem twelve cities with their vil16 lages. "This is the inheritance of the children of Zebulun according to their families, these cities with their villages.

The fourth lot came out for Issa

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1 Heb. line.

2 Or, the city of Mibzar Zor that is, the fortress of Tyre.

char, even for the children of Issa18 char according to their families. And their border was unto Jezreel, and 19 Chesulloth, and Shunem; and Haph

araim, and Shion, and Anaharath; 20 and Rabbith, and Kishion, and 'Ebez'; 21 and Remeth, and En-gannim, and 22 En-haddah, and Beth-pazzez; and the border reached to Tabor, and 'Shahazumah', and Beth-shemesh; and the goings out of their border were at Jordan: sixteen cities with 23 their villages. "This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Issachar according to their families, the cities with their villages.

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And the fifth lot came out for the tribe of the children of Asher accord25 ing to their families. And their bor

der was Helkath, and Hali, and Beten, 26 and Achshaph; and Allammelech1.

and Amad, and Mishal; and it reached to Carmel westward, and to 27 Shihor-libnath; and 'it turned toward the sunrising to Beth-dagon, and reached to Zebulun, and to the val ley of Iphtah-el northward to Bethemek and Neiel; and it went out to 28 Cabul on the left hand, and 'Ebron',

and Rehob, and Hammon, and Kanah, (29 even unto great Zidon; and the 'bor

der turned to Ramah, and to the 'fenced city of Tyre; and the Iborder turned to Hosah; and the goings out thereof were at the sea 30 by the region of Achzib: "Ummah also, and Aphek, and Rehob: twenty and two cities with their villages. 31 This is the inheritance of the tribe

of the children of Asher according to their families, these cities with their villages.

The sixth lot came out for the children of Naphtali, even for the children of Naphtali according to 33 their families. And their border was from Heleph, from the oak in Zaanannim, and Adami-nekeb', and Jabneel, unto Lakkum'; and the Igoings out thereof were at Jordan: (34 and the border turned' westward to Aznoth-tabor, and went out from thence to Hukkok; and it reached' to Zebulun on the south, and 'reached' to Asher on the west, and to Judah

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3 Or, from Hebel to Achzib

Or, oak (or Iterebinth) of Bezaan-annim\

VERSION OF 1611.-XIX. 1 forth to.. within; 2 in; 3 Azem; 6 and; 7 Remmon.. and; 8 Ramath; 9 portion.. part. within the . . of them; 11 toward the sea, and.. Dabbasheth .. river; 12 then goeth.. goeth; 13 passeth on.. on the east.. Gittah.. Ittah.. goeth.. to Remmonmethoar to; 14 compasseth. . (side).. outgoings are in Jiphthah; 17 And.. to; 18 toward; 20 Abez; 22 coast reacheth.. Shahazimah..outgoings; 23 and; 26 Alammelech .. Misheal. . reacheth; 27 turneth reacheth.. Jiphthah.. toward the north side of.. goeth; 28 Hebron; 29 (then).. coast turneth strong.. coast turneth. . outgoings. . are. . from.. coast to; 32 to; 33 coast.. Allon to.. Adami, Nekeb.. Lakum.. outgoings; 34 (then). .coast turneth. . goeth.. reacheth. . (side) . . reacheth . . (side). = [90]

35 lat Jordan toward the sunrising. And the fenced cities were Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Chin36 nereth; and Adamah, and Ramah, 37 and Hazor; and Kedesh, and Edrei, 38 and En-hazor; and Iron, and Migdal-el, Horem, and Beth-anath, and Beth-shemesh; nineteen cities with 39 their villages. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Naphtali according to their families, the cities with their villages.

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The seventh lot came out for the tribe of the children of Dan accord41 ing to their families. And the 'bor

der of their inheritance was Zorah, 42 and Eshtaol, and Ir-shemesh; and Shaalabbin, and Aijalon, and 'Ithlah'; 43 and Elon, and 'Timnah', and Ekron; and Eltekeh, and Gibbethon, and 45 Baalath; and Jehud, and Bene-berak, 46 and Gath-rimmon; and Mejarkon,

and Rakkon, with the border lover 47 against Joppa'. And the 'border

of the children of Dan went out 2beyond them: for the children of Dan went up and fought against Leshem, and took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and possessed it, and dwelt therein, and called Leshem, Dan, after the name 48 of Dan their father. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Dan according to their families, these cities with their villages.

So they made an end of 'distributing the land for inheritance by the borders thereof; and the children of Israel gave an inheritance to Joshua the son of Nun in the midst 50 of them: according to the 'commandment of the LORD they gave him the city which he asked, even Timnathserah in the hill country of Ephraim: and he built the city, and dwelt therein.

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(51 These are the inheritances, which Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the 'fathers' houses of the tribes of the children of Israel, distributed for inheritance by lot in Shiloh before the LORD, at the door of the tent of meeting. So they made an end of dividing the land'.

201 And the LORD spake unto Joshua,

1 Heb. Japho.

2 Or, from them: \and\ &c. 3 In Judg. xviii. 29, Laish.

2 saying, Speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'Assign you the cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you 3) by the hand of Moses: that the 'manslayer that killeth any person unwittingly and unawares may flee thither and they shall be unto you for a refuge from the avenger of (4 blood. And he shall flee unto one

of those cities, 'and' shall stand at the entering of the gate of the city, and declare his cause in the ears of the elders of that city; and they shall 5take him into the city unto them, and give him a place, that he may dwell 5) among them. And if the avenger of blood pursue after him, then they shall not deliver up the manslayer! into his hand; because he smote his neighbour 'unawares', and hated him (6 not beforetime. And he shall dwell in that city, until he stand before the congregation for judgement, until the death of the high priest that shall be in those days: then shall the manslayer return, and come unto his own city, and unto his own house, unto the 7 city from whence he fled. And they

set apart Kedesh in 'Galilee in the hill country of Naphtali, and Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and Kiriath -arba (the same is Hebron) 8 in the hill country of Judah. And

beyond the Jordan 'at' Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness in the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manas9) seh. These were the appointed cities for all the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them, that whosoever killeth any person unwittingly might flee thither, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he stood before the congregation.

211 Then came near the heads of 'fathers' houses of the Levites unto Eleazar the priest, and unto Joshua the son of Nun, and unto the heads of fathers' houses of the tribes of 2 the children of Israel; and they spake unto them at Shiloh in the land of Canaan, saying, The LORD commanded by the hand of Moses to give

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VERSION OF 1611.- upon; 35 are; 39 and; 40 (And); 41 coast; 42 Jethlah; 43 Thimnathah ; 46 before Japho; 47 coast.. too little for.. therefore.. to fight; 49 When.. had.. dividing.. their coasts.. among; 50 word..mount; 51 fathers.. divided. . (an).. tabernacle.. the congregation .. country. XX. 1 also; 2 Appoint out for; 3 slayer.. your; 4 when.. that doth.. (shall); 5 slayer. . unwittingly; 6 (and).. slayer; 7 appointed.. mount.. mount.. Kirjath. . which.. mountain; 8 on the other side.. by..upon; 9 at unawares. XXI. 1 the fathers.. the fathers. = [63]

us cities to dwell in, with the 'suburbs 3 thereof for our cattle. And the children of Israel gave unto the Levites out of their inheritance, according to the commandment of the LORD, these cities with their suburbs.

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And the lot came out for the families of the Kohathites: and the children of Aaron the priest, which were of the Levites, had by lot out of the tribe of Judah, and out of the tribe of the Simeonites, and out of the tribe of Benjamin, thirteen cities.

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And the rest of the children of Kohath had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Ephraim, and out of the tribe of Dan, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh, ten cities.

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And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

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The children of Merari 'according to! their families had out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

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And the children of Israel gave by lot unto the Levites these cities with their suburbs, as the LORD com9 manded by the hand of Moses. And they gave out of the tribe of the children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, these cities which are here mentioned by name: (10 and they were for the children of

Aaron, of the families of the Kohathites, who were of the children of Levi : 11 for theirs was the first lot. And they gave them 'Kiriath'-arba, which Arba was the father of 2Anak, ('the same is Hebron,) in the hill country of Judah, with the suburbs thereof round about 12 it. But the fields of the city, and the villages thereof, gave they to Caleb the son of Jephunneh for his possession. 13) And unto the children of Aaron the priest they gave Hebron with her suburbs, the city of refuge for the 'manslayer', and Libnah with her 14 suburbs; and Jattir with her suburbs, 15 and Eshtemoa with her suburbs ; and Holon with her suburbs, and Debir 16 with her suburbs; and Ain with her suburbs, and Juttah with her suburbs, and Beth-shemesh with her suburbs; nine cities out of those two tribes. 17 And out of the tribe of Benjamin,

1 Or, pasture lands 2 Heb. A nok.

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And unto the children of Gershon, of the families of the Levites, out of the half tribe of Manasseh they gave Golan in Bashan with her suburbs, 'the city of refuge for the manslayer; and Be-eshterah with her 28 suburbs; two cities. And out of

the tribe of Issachar, 'Kishion' with her suburbs, 'Daberath with her 29 suburbs; Jarmuth with her suburbs,

En-gannim with her suburbs; four 30 cities. And out of the tribe of Asher,

Mishal with her suburbs, Abdon with 31 her suburbs; Helkath with her sub

urbs, and Rehob with her suburbs; 32 four cities. And out of the tribe of

Naphtali, Kedesh in Galilee with her suburbs, the city of refuge for the Imanslayer, and Hammoth-dor with her suburbs, and Kartan with her 33 suburbs; three cities. All the cities

of the Gershonites according to their families were thirteen cities with their suburbs.

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And unto the families of the children of Merari, the rest of the Levites, out of the tribe of Zebulun, Jokneam with her suburbs, and Kartah with her 35 suburbs, Dimnah with her suburbs,

Nahalal with her suburbs; four cities. 36 08 And out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer with her suburbs, and 'Jahaz

8 Verses 36, 37 are not in the Masso-
retic text, but are found in very

many MSS. and in the ancient versions. See also Chr. vi. 78, 79.

VERSION OF 1611.-3 at.. and; 4 Simeon; 7 by; 10 which.. (being).. had; 11 the city of.. which city; 13 Thus. . to. . to be a. . slayer; 20 which remained. . (even); 21 For.. mount. . to be a.. slayer; 25 Tanach; 26 for.. that remained; 27 (other). . to be a.. slayer; 28 Kishon.. Dabareh; 32 to be a.. slayer; 36 Jahazah. = [43]

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