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19:1 And the second lot came out for Simeon, for the tribe of the children of Simeon, according to their families. And their inheritance was in the midst of the inheritance of the children of Judah.
19:2 And they had for their inheritance Beer-sheba, or Sheba, and Moladah
19:3 And Hazar-shual and Balah and Ezem
19:4 And Eltolad and Bethul and Hormah
19:5 And Ziklag and Beth-marcaboth and Hazar-susah
19:6 And Beth-lebaoth and Sharuhen: thirteen cities with their villages.
19:7 Ain, Rimmon, and Ether, and Ashan: four cities with their villages.
19:8 And all the villages which were around these cities as far as Baalath-beer, that is, Ramah of the Negev. This was the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Simeon according to their families.
19:9 Out of the portion of the children of Judah was the inheritance of the children of Simeon because the portion of the children of Judah was too large for them; thus the children of Simeon received an inheritance in the midst of their inheritance.
19:10 And the third lot came up for the children of Zebulun according to their families. And the border of their inheritance was as far as Sarid;
19:11 And their border went up to the west, even to Maralah, and reached Dabbesheth; and it reached the brook that is before Jokneam.
19:12 And it turned from Sarid eastward toward the rising of the sun to the border of Chisloth-tabor, and went to Daberath and up to Japhia;
19:13 And from there it passed eastward toward the rising of the sun to Gath-hepher, to Eth-kazin, and went to Rimmon, where it turned to Neah;
19:14 And the border went around from the north to Hannathon; and its end was the valley of Iphtahel,
19:15 With Kattath and Nahalal and Shimron and Idalah and Bethlehem: twelve cities with their villages.
19:16 This was the inheritance of the children of Zebulun according to their families, these cities with their villages.
19:17 For Issachar the fourth lot came out, for the children of Issachar according to their families.
19:18 And their territory was Jezreel and Chesulloth and Shunem
19:19 And Hapharaim and Shion and Anaharath
19:20 And Rabbith and Kishion and Ebez
19:21 And Remeth and En-gannim and En-haddah and Beth-pazzez;
19:22 And the border reached Tabor and Shahazumah and Beth-shemesh; and the end of their border was at the Jordan: sixteen cities with their villages.
19:23 This was the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Issachar according to their families, the cities with their villages.
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18:1 And the whole assembly of the children of Israel gathered together at Shiloh, and they set up the Tent of Meeting there; and the land was subdued before them.
18:2 And among the children of Israel there remained seven tribes whose inheritance had not been divided to them.
18:3 And Joshua said to the children of Israel, How long will you be slack about going to take possession of the land that Jehovah, the God of your fathers, has given you?
18:4 Appoint three men for each tribe, and I will send them out. And they shall rise up and go through the land, and write a description of it with a view to its being their inheritance; and they shall come to me.
18:5 And they shall divide it into seven portions: Judah shall stay at his border on the south, and the house of Joseph shall stay at their border on the north.
18:6 And you shall describe the land in seven portions and bring the description here to me, then I will cast lots for you here before Jehovah our God.
18:7 But the Levites shall have no portion among you, for the priesthood of Jehovah is their inheritance. And Gad and Reuben and the half-tribe of Manasseh received their inheritance across the Jordan eastward, which Moses the servant of Jehovah had given to them.
18:8 And the men rose up and went; and Joshua commanded those who went to describe the land, saying, Go and walk through the land, and describe it; then return to me, and I will cast lots for you before Jehovah here in Shiloh.
18:9 So the men went, and they passed through the land and described it by cities into seven portions in a book. Then they came to Joshua at the camp at Shiloh.
18:10 And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before Jehovah. And there Joshua divided the land to the children of Israel according to their divisions.
18:11 And the lot of the tribe of the children of Benjamin came out, according to their families. And the border of their lot went between the children of Judah and the children of Joseph.
18:12 And their border on the northern side was from the Jordan, and the border went up alongside Jericho on the north, and went up through the hill country westward, and its end was at the wilderness of Beth-aven.
18:13 And from there the border passed to Luz, on the southern side of Luz (this is Bethel); and the border went down to Ataroth-addar, at the mountain which is south of Lower Beth-horon.
18:14 And the border turned from there and went around the west side southward, from the mountain that is to the south of Beth-horon; and its end was at Kiriath-baal (this is Kiriath-jearim), a city of the children of Judah. This was the west side.
18:15 The south side was from the limit of Kiriath-jearim, and the border went from the west and went to the fountain of the waters of Nephtoah;
18:16 And the border went down to the limit of the mountain that is before the Valley of Ben-hinnom, which is north of the valley of the Rephaim; and it went down into the Valley of Hinnom, to the southern side of the Jebusite slope, and went down to En-rogel,
18:17 And turned north, and went to En-shemesh, and went to Geliloth, which is opposite the ascent of Adummim; and it went down to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben;
18:18 And it passed by the side before the Arabah northward, and went down to the Arabah;
18:19 And the border passed by the northern side of Beth-hoglah, and the end of the border was at the northern bay of the Salt Sea at the south end of the Jordan. This was the southern border.
18:20 And the Jordan borders it on the east side. This was the inheritance of the children of Benjamin according to their families, according to its borders all around.
18:21 And the cities of the tribe of the children of Benjamin according to their families were Jericho and Beth-hoglah and Emek-keziz
18:22 And Beth-arabah and Zemaraim and Bethel
18:23 And Avvim and Parah and Ophrah
18:24 And Chephar-ammoni and Ophni and Geba: twelve cities with their villages.
18:25 Gibeon and Ramah and Beeroth
18:26 And Mizpeh and Chephirah and Mozah
18:27 And Rekem and Irpeel and Taralah
18:28 And Zelah, Haeleph, and that of the Jebusite (this is Jerusalem), Gibeath, Kiriath: fourteen cities with their villages. This was the inheritance of the children of Benjamin according to their families.
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Joshua 17:7 – 17:18
17:7 And the border of Manasseh was from Asher to Michmethath, which was opposite Shechem; and the border went south to the inhabitants of En-tappuah.
17:8 The land of Tappuah belonged to Manasseh, but Tappuah, on the border of Manasseh, belonged to the children of Ephraim.
17:9 And the border went down to the brook of Kanah. These cities to the south of the brook belonged to Ephraim, among the cities of Manasseh; and the border of Manasseh was to the north of the brook, and its end was the sea.
17:10 To the south was Ephraim’s, and to the north was Manasseh’s, and the sea was his border. And they touched Asher on the north and Issachar on the east.
17:11 And to Manasseh there belonged in Issachar and Asher, Beth-shean and its towns, and Ibleam and its towns, and the inhabitants of Dor and its towns, and the inhabitants of En-dor and its towns, and the inhabitants of Taanach and its towns, and the inhabitants of Megiddo and its towns (the third is Napheth).
17:12 Yet the children of Manasseh could not dispossess these cities, but the Canaanites persisted in dwelling in this land.
17:13 And when the children of Israel became strong, they made the Canaanites forced labor; but they did not utterly dispossess them.
17:14 Then the children of Joseph spoke to Joshua, saying, Why have you given me an inheritance of only one lot and one portion, although I am still a numerous people, whom Jehovah has thus far blessed?
17:15 And Joshua said to them, If you are a numerous people, go up to the forest, and cut out land there for yourself in the land of the Perizzites and the Rephaim; since the hill country of Ephraim is too narrow for you.
17:16 And the children of Joseph said, The hill country is not enough for us; and all the Canaanites who dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, both those of Beth-shean and its towns and those in the valley of Jezreel.
17:17 And Joshua spoke to the house of Joseph, to Ephraim and Manasseh, saying, You are a numerous people, and you have great strength; you shall not have one lot only,
17:18 But the hill country shall be yours. Though it is a forest, you shall cut it down, and its end will be yours; for you shall dispossess the Canaanites, though they have chariots of iron and though they are strong.
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Joshua 15:58 – 17:6
15:58 Halhul, Beth-zur, and Gedor;
15:59 And Maarath and Beth-anoth and Eltekon: six cities with their villages.
15:60 Kiriath-baal (this is Kiriath-jearim) and Rabbah: two cities with their villages.
15:61 In the wilderness: Beth-arabah, Middin, and Secacah;
15:62 And Nibshan and the City of Salt and En-gedi: six cities with their villages.
15:63 But as for the Jebusites, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the children of Judah could not dispossess them; thus the Jebusites dwell with the children of Judah in Jerusalem to this day.
16:1 And the lot for the children of Joseph went from the Jordan at Jericho, east of the waters of Jericho, to the wilderness, going up from Jericho into the hill country to Bethel,
16:2 And went from Bethel to Luz, and passed on to the border of the Archites at Ataroth,
16:3 And went down westward to the border of the Japhletites, to the border of Lower Beth-horon and to Gezer; and its end was the sea.
16:4 And the children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, received their inheritance.
16:5 And the border of the children of Ephraim according to their families was thus: The border for their inheritance on the east was from Ataroth-addar to Upper Beth-horon;
16:6 And the border went to the sea. On the north was Michmethath, and the border went around eastward to Taanath-shiloh, and passed by it to the east of Janoah,
16:7 And went down from Janoah to Ataroth, then to Naarah, and reached Jericho, and went to the Jordan.
16:8 From Tappuah the border went westward to the brook of Kanah; and its end was the sea. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Ephraim according to their families,
16:9 Together with the cities that were set apart for the children of Ephraim in the midst of the inheritance of the children of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages.
16:10 Yet they did not dispossess the Canaanites who dwelt in Gezer, but the Canaanites dwell in the midst of Ephraim to this day and have become forced labor.
17:1 And this was the lot for the tribe of Manasseh, for he was Joseph’s firstborn. To Machir, the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead, Gilead and Bashan had been given, since he was a man of war.
17:2 Therefore 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.
17:3 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.
17:4 And they came before Eleazar the priest and before Joshua the son of Nun and before the leaders, saying, Jehovah commanded Moses to give us an inheritance among our brothers. Therefore he gave them an inheritance among their father’s brothers according to the commandment of Jehovah.
17:5 And ten portions fell to Manasseh, besides the land of Gilead and Bashan, which is across the Jordan,
17:6 Because the daughters of Manasseh received an inheritance among his sons. And the land of Gilead belonged to the rest of the children of Manasseh.
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15:12 And the western border was the Great Sea and its coast. This is the border of the children of Judah all around according to their families.
15:13 And to Caleb the son of Jephunneh he gave a portion in the midst of the children of Judah according to the commandment of Jehovah to Joshua, that is, Kiriath-arba (Arba was the father of Anak); this is Hebron.
15:14 And Caleb drove out the three sons of Anak from there: Sheshai and Ahiman and Talmai, the children of Anak.
15:15 And he went up from there to the inhabitants of Debir. (Now the name of Debir was formerly Kiriath-sepher.)
15:16 And Caleb said, Whoever strikes Kiriath-sepher and takes it, I will give to him Achsah my daughter as wife.
15:17 Then Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb’s brother, took it; and he gave him Achsah his daughter as wife.
15:18 And when she came to him, she urged him to ask her father for a field. And she alighted from her donkey, and Caleb said to her, What do you want?
15:19 And she said, Give me a blessing, for you have given me land in the Negev; give me also springs of water. So he gave her the upper springs and the lower springs.
15:20 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Judah according to their families.
15:21 And the uttermost cities of the tribe of the children of Judah toward the border of Edom on the south were Kabzeel and Eder and Jagur
15:22 And Kinah and Dimonah and Adadah
15:23 And Kedesh and Hazor and Ithnan;
15:24 Ziph and Telem and Bealoth
15:25 And Hazor-hadattah and Kerioth-hezron (this is Hazor);
15:26 Amam and Shema and Moladah
15:27 And Hazar-gaddah and Heshmon and Beth-pelet
15:28 And Hazar-shual and Beer-sheba and Biziothiah;
15:29 Baalah and Iim and Ezem
15:30 And Eltolad and Chesil and Hormah
15:31 And Ziklag and Madmannah and Sansannah
15:32 And Lebaoth and Shilhim and Ain and Rimmon: in all twenty-nine cities with their villages.
15:33 In the lowland: Eshtaol and Zorah and Ashnah
15:34 And Zanoah and En-gannim; Tappuah and Enam;
15:35 Jarmuth and Adullam; Socoh and Azekah
15:36 And Shaaraim and Adithaim and Gederah and Gederothaim: fourteen cities with their villages.
15:37 Zenan and Hadashah and Migdal-gad
15:38 And Dilean and Mizpeh and Joktheel;
15:39 Lachish and Bozkath and Eglon
15:40 And Cabbon and Lahmas and Chitlish
15:41 And Gederoth; Beth-dagon and Naamah and Makkedah: sixteen cities with their villages.
15:42 Libnah and Ether and Ashan
15:43 And Iphtah and Ashnah and Nezib
15:44 And Keilah and Achzib and Mareshah: nine cities with their villages.
15:45 Ekron, with its towns and its villages;
15:46 From Ekron even to the sea, all that were near Ashdod, with their villages.
15:47 Ashdod, with its towns and its villages; Gaza, with its towns and its villages, unto the brook of Egypt and the Great Sea and its border.
15:48 And in the hill country: Shamir and Jattir and Socoh
15:49 And Dannah and Kiriath-sannah (this is Debir)
15:50 And Anab and Eshtemoh and Anim
15:51 And Goshen and Holon and Giloh: eleven cities with their villages.
15:52 Arab and Dumah and Eshan
15:53 And Janum and Beth-tappuah and Aphekah
15:54 And Humtah and Kiriath-arba (this is Hebron) and Zior: nine cities with their villages.
15:55 Maon, Carmel, and Ziph; and Juttah
15:56 And Jezreel and Jokdeam and Zanoah;
15:57 Kain, Gibeah, and Timnah: ten cities with their villages.