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The inheritance of Reuben, Gad, JOSHUA, XIV.

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2 Or, The
high places
of Baal,
and house
of Baal-'

See Num.

d Num. 21.

• Num. 32. 37.

f Num. 32. 38.

g Deut. 3.17. ch. 12. 3.

8 Or, Springs of Pisgah, or, The hill. h Deut.3.10.

1 Num. 21. 24.

k Num. 31. 8.

1 Num. 22. 5. & 31. 8. 4 Or, diviner.


15 ¶ And Moses gave unto the tribe of the children of Reuben inheritance according to their families.

16 And their coast was & from Aroer, that is on the bank of the river Arnon, and the city that is in the midst of the river, and all the plain by Medeba;

17 Heshbon, and all her cities that are in the plain; Dibon, and Bamoth-baal, and Beth-baal-meon,


18 And Jahaza, and Kedemoth, and Mephaath,

19 And Kirjathaim, and 'Sibmah, and Zareth-shahar in the mount of the valley,

20 And Beth-peor, and Ashdoth-pisgah, and Beth-jeshimoth,


21 And all the cities of the plain, and all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, 'whom Moses smote with the princes of Midian, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, which were dukes of Sihon, dwelling in the country.

22 'Balaam also the son of Beor, the soothsayer, did the children of Israel slay with the sword among them that were slain by them.

23 And the border of the children of Reuben was Jordan, and the border thereof. This was the inheritance of the children of Reuben after their families, the cities and the villages thereof.

and half tribe of Manasseh.

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the land of the children of Ammon, unto Aroer that is before Rabbah; 26 And from Heshbon unto Ramath-mizpeh, and Betonim; and 1. 12. 26. from Mahanaim unto the border of Debir;

27 And in the valley, PBeth-aram, and Beth-nimrah, and Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, Jordan and his border, even unto the edge of the sea of Chinnereth on the other side Jordan eastward.

28 This is the inheritance of the children of Gad after their families, the cities, and their villages.

29 ¶ And Moses gave inheritance unto the half tribe of Manasseh: and this was the possession of the half tribe of the children of Manasseh by their families.

30 And their coast was from Mahanaim, all Bashan, all the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, and all the towns of Jair, which are in Bashan, threescore cities:

Num. 32

36. q Gen.33.17.



Kings 7.

Num. 34.

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82, 83.

3 For Moses had given the inhe-ch. 18. 8, ritance of two tribes and an half tribe on the other side Jordan: but unto the Levites he gave none inheritance among them.

24 And Moses gave inheritance m Num. 82. unto the tribe of Gad, even unto the children of Gad according to their families. 25 m And their coast was Jazer, 4 For the children of Joseph were and all the cities of Gilead, "and half two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim:

a Compare Num. 21.26, 28, 29, with Deut. 2. 19.

& Judg. 11.

13, 15, &c.

d Gen. 48. 5.

1 Chr. 5.1.2.

Caleb obtaineth Hebron.


cir. 1444.

Num.35.2. ch. 21. 2.

f Num. 32. 12. &

ch. 15. 17.

Num. 14. Deut. 1. 36,



h Num. 13. 26.

1 Num. 13.6. & 14. 6.

Num. 13.

31, 32. Deut. 1. 28.

1 Num. 14. 24.

Deut. 1.36.

Num. 14. Deut. 1.36.

23, 24.

ch. 1. 3.

See Num. 13. 22.

• Num. 14. 30.

2 Heb. walked.

p See Deut. 34.7.

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therefore they gave no part unto the
Levites in the land, save cities to
dwell in, with their suburbs for their
cattle and for their substance.

5 As the LORD commanded Mo-
ses, so the children of Israel did, and
they divided the land.

Borders of the lot of Judah.



1 The borders of the lot of Judah. 13 Caleb's
portion and conquest. 16 Othniel, for his
valour, hath Achsah, Caleb's daughter, to
wife. 18 She obtaineth a blessing of her fa-
ther. 21 The cities of Judah. 63 The Je-
busites not conquered.

NHIS then was the lot of the tribe

6 Then the children of Judah of the children of Judah by

came unto Joshua in Gilgal: and
Caleb the son of Jephunneh the
Kenezite said unto him, Thou
knowest the thing that the LORD
said unto Moses the man of God
concerning me and thee in Kadesh-

7 Forty years old was I when Mo-
ses the servant of the LORD 'sent me
from Kadesh-barnea to espy out the
land; and I brought him word again
as it was in mine heart.

8 Nevertheless my brethren that went up with me made the heart of the people melt: but I wholly 'followed the LORD my God.

9 And Moses sware on that day, saying, "Surely the land "whereon thy feet have trodden shall be thine inheritance, and thy children's for ever, because thou hast wholly followed the LORD my God.

10 And now, behold, the LORD hath kept me alive, as he said, these forty and five years, even since the LORD spake this word unto Moses, while the children of Israel wandered in the wilderness: and now, lo, I am this day fourscore and five years old.

11 PAs yet I am as strong this day as I was in the day that Moses sent me: as my strength was then, even so is my strength now, for war, Deut.31.2. both to go out, and to come in.

Num. 13. 28, 33.

Ps. 18. 32,

34. & 60. 12.

Rom. 8. 31. t ch. 15. 14.

Judg. 1. 20.

■ ch. 22. 6.

ch. 10. 37. à 15. 13. Judg. 1. 20. See ch. 21. 11, 12.

1 Chr. 6. 55, 56.

7 ch. 21. 12. ver. 8, 9.

• Gen. 23. 2. ch. 15. 13.

ch. 11. 23.

12 Now therefore give me this mountain, whereof the LORD spake in that day; for thou heardest in that day how the Anakims were there, and that the cities were great and fenced: if so be the LORD will be with me, then I shall be able to drive them out, as the LORD said.

13 And Joshua "blessed him, and gave unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh Hebron for an inheritance.

14 Hebron therefore became the inheritance of Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenezite unto this day, because that he wholly followed the LORD God of Israel.

15 And the name of Hebron before was Kirjath-arba; which Arba was a great man among the Anakims. And the land had rest


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4 From thence it passed toward Num. 34. Azmon, and went out unto the river of Egypt; and the goings out of that coast were at the sea: this shall be your south coast.

5 And the east border was the salt sea, even unto the end of Jordan. And their border in the north quarter was from the bay of the sea at the uttermost part of Jordan:

6 And the border went up to Beth-ch. 18. 19. hogla, and passed along by the north of Beth-arabah; and the border went up to the stone of Bohan the son off ch. 18. 17. Reuben:

7 And the border went up toward Debir from the valley of Achor, and 8 ch. 7. 26. so northward, looking toward Gilgal, that is before the going up to Adummim, which is on the south side of the river: and the border passed toward the waters of En-shemesh, and the goings out thereof were at En-12 Sam. 17. rogel:

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8 And the border went up 'by the valley of the son of Hinnom unto the south side of the Jebusite; the same is Jerusalem: and the border went up to the top of the mountain that lieth before the valley of Hinnom westward, which is at the end of 1 ch. 18. 16. the valley of the giants northward:

9 And the border was drawn from the top of the hill unto m the fountain m ch.18. 15. of the water of Nephtoah, and went out to the cities of mount Ephron; and the border was drawn "to Baalah, which is Kirjath-jearim:

10 And the border compassed from Baalah westward unto mount Seir, and passed along unto the side of mount Jearim, which is Chesalon, on

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7 ch. 10. 38. Judg. 1. 11.

■ Judg.1.12.

■ Judg. 1. 13. & 3. 9. b Num. 32. 12. ch. 14. 6.

• Judg. 1. 14.

& See Gen. 24. 64. 1 Sam. 25. 23.

This is the coast of the children of Judah round about according to their families.


13 And unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh he gave a part among the children of Judah, according to the commandment of the LORD to Joshua, even the city of Arba the father of Anak, which city is Hebron.


14 And Caleb drove thence "the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.

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18 And it came to pass, as she came unto him, that she moved him to ask of her father a field: and she lighted off her ass; and Caleb said unto her, What wouldest thou?

19 Who answered, Give me a •Gen.33.11. blessing; for thou hast given me a south land; give me also springs of water. And he gave her the upper springs, and the nether springs.

20 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Judah according to their families.

21 And the uttermost cities of the tribe of the children of Judah toward the coast of Edom southward were Kabzeel, and Eder, and Jagur,

22 And Kinah, and Dimonah, and Adadah,

23 And Kedesh, and Hazor, and Ithnan,

24 Ziph, and Telem, and Bealoth, 25 And Hazor, Hadattah, and Kerioth, and Hezron, which is Hazor, 26 Amam, and Shema, and Moladah,

27 And Hazar-gaddah, and Heshmon, and Beth-palet,

The cities of Judah

28 And Hazar-shual, and Beersheba, and Bizjothjah,

29 Baalah, and Iim, and Azem, 30 And Eltolad, and Chesil, and Hormah,



31 And 'Ziklag, and Madmannah, 1 Sam. 27. and Sansannah,

32 And Lebaoth, and Shilhim, and Ain, and Rimmon: all the cities are twenty and nine, with their villages:

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33 And in the valley, Eshtaol, Num. 18. and Zoreah, and Ashnah,

34 And Zanoah, and En-gannim, Tappuah, and Enam,

35 Jarmuth, and Adullam, Socoh, and Azekah,

36 And Sharaim, and Adithaim, and Gederah, and Gederothaim; Or, or. fourteen cities with their villages:

37 Zenan, and Hadashah, and Migdal-gad,

38 And Dilean, and Mizpeh, and 12 Kings 14. Joktheel,

39 Lachish, and Bozkath, and Eg


40 And Cabbon, and Lahmam, and Kithlish,

41 And Gederoth, Beth-dagon, and Naamah, and Makkedah; sixteen cities with their villages:

42 Libnah, and Ether, and Ashan, 43 And Jiphtah, and Ashnah, and Nezib,

44 And Keilah, and Achzib, and Mareshah; nine cities with their villages:

45 Ekron, with her towns and her villages:

46 From Ekron even unto the sea, all that lay near Ashdod, with their villages:

47 Ashdod with her towns and her villages, Gaza with her towns and her villages, unto 'the river of Egypt, and the great sea, and the border thereof: 48 And in the mountains,Shamir, and Jattir, and Socoh,

49 And Dannah, and Kirjathsannah, which is Debir,

50 And Anab, and Eshtemoh, and Anim,


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4 So the children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance.

5 ¶ And the border of the children of Ephraim according to their families was thus: even the border of their inheritance on the east side • Ataroth-addar, unto Beth12 Chr. 8. 5. horon the upper;

ch. 18. 13.

8 ch. 17.7.

b1 Chr. 7. 28.

1 ch. 17. 9.

ch. 17. 9.


The lot of Manasseh.

10 And they drave not out the Canaanites that dwelt in Gezer: but the Canaanites dwell among the Ephraimites unto this day, and serve under tribute.


1 The lot of Manasseh. 7 His coast.

12 The

Canaanites not driven out. 14 The children of Joseph obtain another lot.


HERE was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph; to wit, for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead: because he was a man of war, therefore he had Gilead and Bashan.

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BEFORE CHRIST 1444. 1 Judg. 1.29. See 1 Kings 9. 16.

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2 There was also a lot for a the rest of the children of Manasseh byd their families; for the children of 2Abiezer, and for the children of 2 Num. 26. Helek, and for the children of As-30, Jeezer. riel, and for the children of Shechem, 31.

and for the children of Hepher, and

for the children of Shemida: these

f Num. 26.


Num. 26.

33. & 27.1.

& 36. 2.

were the male children of Manasseh the son of Joseph by their families. 3 But Zelophehad, the son of Num. 26. 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 E-1 ch. 14. 1. leazar the priest, and before Joshua the son of Nun, and before the princes, saying, The LORD com- Num. 27. manded Moses to give us an inherit-6,7. ance among our brethren. Therefore according to the commandment of the LORD he gave them an inheritance among the brethren of their father.

5 And there fell ten portions to Manasseh, beside the land of Gilead and Bashan, which were on the other side Jordan;

6 And the border went out toward the sea to Michmethah on the north 6 Because the daughters of Maside; and the border went about east-nasseh had an inheritance among his ward unto Taanath-shiloh, and pass- sons: and the rest of Manasseh's ed by it on the east to Janohah; Isons had the land of Gilead.

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The Canaanites not driven out. JOSHUA, XVIII.

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coast of Manasseh also was on the north side of the river, and the outgoings of it were at the sea:

10 Southward it was Ephraim's, and northward it was Manasseh's, and the sea is his border; and they met together in Asher on the north, and in Issachar on the east.

11 P And Manasseh had in Issachar and in Asher a Beth-shean and her towns, and Ibleam and her towns, 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, even three countries.

12 Yet the children of Manasseh could not drive out the inhabitants of those cities; but the Canaanites would dwell in that land.

13 Yet it came to pass, when the children of Israel were waxen strong, that they put the Canaanites to tribute; but did not utterly drive them


14 And the children of Joseph spake unto Joshua, saying, Why hast Gen.48.22. thou given me but "one lot and one Gen. 48.19. portion to inherit, seeing I am a great people, forasmuch as the LORD hath blessed me hitherto?

Num. 26. 34, 37.

2 Or. Rephaims. Gen. 14. 5. & 15. 20.

Judg. 1.19.

& 4. 3.

ch. 19. 18. 1 Kings4.12.

15 And Joshua answered them, If thou be a great people, then get thee up to the wood country, and cut down for thyself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the 2giants, if mount Ephraim be too narrow for thee.

16 And the children of Joseph said, The hill 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 of Beth-shean and her towns, and they who are of the valley of Jezreel.

17 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 shalt not have one lot only:

18 But the mountain shall be thine; for it is a wood, and thou shalt cut it down: and the outgoings of it shall be thine: for thou shalt Deut. 20.1. drive out the Canaanites, a though they have iron chariots, and though they be strong.


1 The tabernacle is set up at Shiloh. 2 The remainder of the land is described, and divided into seven parts. 10 Joshua divideth it by lot.

11 The lot and border of Benjamin. 21 Their


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The tabernacle set up.


together at Shiloh, and set up the tabernacle of the congregation there. And the land was subdued before them.


ach. 19.51. & 21.2.& 22.9.

Jer. 7. 12.

b Judg. 18.

& 4. 3, 4.

2 And there remained among the children of Israel seven tribes, which 31. had not yet received their inheritance.Sam. 1.3 3 And Joshua said unto the children of Israel, How long are ye Judg. 18.9. slack to go to possess the land, which the LORD God of your fathers hath given you?

4 Give out from among you three men for each tribe: and I will send them, and they shall rise, and go through the land, and describe it according to the inheritance of them; and they shall come again to me.

5 And they shall divide it into seven parts: Judah shall abide in ach. 15. 1. their coast on the south, and theech. 16. 1, 4. house of Joseph shall abide in their coasts on the north.

6 Ye shall therefore describe the land into seven parts, and bring the description hither to me, 'that I may ver. 10. cast lots for you here before the LORD our God.

7 But the Levites have no part among you; for the priesthood of the LORD is their inheritance: and Gad, and Reuben, and half the tribe of Manasseh, have received their inheritance beyond Jordan on the east, which Moses the servant of the LORD gave them.

8 And the men arose, and went away: 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, that I may here cast lots for you before the LORD in Shiloh.

9 And the men went and passed through the land, and described it by cities into seven parts in a book. and came again to Joshua to the host 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.

11 And the lot of the tribe of the children of Benjamin came up according to their families: and the coast of their lot came forth between the children of Judah and the children of Joseph.

ch. 14. 2.

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12 'And their border on the north see ch.16.1. side was from Jordan; and the border went up to the side of Jericho on

the north side, and went up through

the children of Israel assembled the mountains westward; and the

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