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Ites, and Meapons all the land of the Canaan- kin and Succoth, and Zachon And Beth-nim.

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rtheless, the children chathites: but the mud for the half-tribe.

Death of Balaam.

JOSHUA.

Levi's inheritance ed to the Canaanite, five lords of the Philis- and Betonim; and froin Mahanaim unto the bortines; the Gazathites, and the Ashdothites, the der of Debir; Eshkalonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites;| 27 And in the valley, Beth-aram, and Beth-nimalso the Avites :

4 From the south all the land of the Canaan-kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, Jordan and Ites, and Mearah that is beside the Sidonians, his border, even unto the edge of the sea of Cinunto Aphek to the borders of the Amorites : neroth, on the other side Jordan eastward.

5 And the land of the Giblites, and all Leba- 28 This is the inheritance of the children of Gad non toward the sun-rising, from Baal-gad under after their families, the cities, and their villages. mount Hermon unto the entering into Hamath. 29 11 And Moses gave inheritance unto the half

6 All the inhabitants of the hill-country from tribe of Manasseh : and this was the possession Lebanon unto Misrephoth-maim, and all the Si- of the half-tribe of the children of Manasseh by donians, them will l' drive out from before the their families. children of Israel: only divide thou it by lot 30 And their coast was from Mahanaim, all Ba. urto the Israelites for an inheritance, as I have shan, all the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, and coininanded thee.

all the towns of Jair, which are in Bashan, thrce 7 Now therefore divide this land for an inheri- score cities : ' tance unto the nine tribes, and the half-tribe of 31 And half Gilead, and Ashtaroth, and Edrei, Manasseh,

cities of the kingdom of Og in Bashan, were per8 With whom the Reubenites and the Gadites taining unto the children of Machir the son of have received their inheritance, which Moses Manasseh, even to the one half of the children gave them, beyond Jordan eastward, even as of Machir by their families. Moses the servant of the LORD gave them; 32 These are the countries which Moses did

9 From Aroer that is upon the bank of the river distribute for inheritance in the plains of Moab, Arnon, and the city that is in the midst of the on the other side Jordan by Jericho eastward. river, and all the plain of Medeba unto Dibon ; 33 But unto the tribe of Levi, Moses gave not

10 And all the cities of Sihon king of the Amo- any inheritance : the LORD God of Israel was rites, which reigned in Heshbon, unto the bor- their inheritance, as he said unto them. der of the children of Ammon;

CHAP. XIV. 11 And Gilead, and the border of the Geshu Nine tribes and a half inherit by lot. rites and Maachathites, and all mount Hermon, AND these are the countries which the chiland all Bashan unto Salcah:

dren of Israel inherited in the land of Ca12 All the kingdom of Og in Bashan, which naan, which Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the reigned in Ashtaroth and in Edrei, who remain-son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers of the ed of the remnant of the giants. For these did tribes of the children of Israel distributed for inMoses sinite, and cist them out.

heritance to them. 13 Nevertheless, the children of Israel expelled 2 By lot was their inheritance, as the LORD comnot the Geshurites, nor the Maachathites: but the manded by the hand of Moses, for the nine tribes, Geshurites and the Maachathites dwell among and for the half-tribe. the Israelites until this day.

| 3 For Moses had given the inheritance of two 14 Only unto the tribe of Levi he gave none tribes and a half-tribe on the other side Jordan : inheritance: the sacrifices of the Lord God of but unto the Levites he gave none inheritance Israel made by fire are their inheritance, as he among them. said unto them.

| 4 For the children of Joseph were two tribes, 13 11 And Moses gave unto the tribe of the chil- Manasseh and Ephraim: therefore they gave no dren of Reuben inheritance according to their part into the Levites in the land, save cities to families. . :

- dwell in, with their suburbs for their cattle, and 16 And their coast was from Aroer that is on for their substance. the bank of the river Arnon, and the city that 5 As the LORD commanded Moses, so the chilis in the midst of the river, and all the plain by dren of Israel did, and they divided the land. Medeba:

611 Then the children of Judah came unto Joshua 17 Heshbon, and all her cities that are in the in Gilgal : and Caleb the son of Jephunneh the plain; Dibon, and Bamoth-baal, and Beth-baal- Kenezite said unto him, Thou knowest the thing meon,

that the LORD said unto Moses the man of God 18 And Jahaza, and Kedemoth, and Mephaath, concerning me and thee in Kadesh-barnea. 19 And Kirjathaiin, and Sibmah, and Zareth-7 Forty years old was I when Moses the servant shahar in the mount of the valley,

lof the LORD sent me from Kadesh-barnea to espy 20 And Beth-peor, and Ashdoth-pisgah, and out the land ; and I brought him word again as Beth-jeshimoth,

it was in my heart. 21 And all the cities of the plain, and all the & Nevertheless, my brethren that went up with kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites which me made the heart of the people melt: but I reigned in Heshbon, whom Moses sinote with wholly followed the LORD my God. the princes of Midian, Evi, and Rekem, and 9 And Moses sware on that day, saving. Surely Zur, and Hur, and Reba, which were dukes of the land whereon thy feet have trodden shall be Bihon, dwelling in the country.

I thine inheritance, and thy children's for ever; 22 'Balaam also the son of Beor, the sooth- because thou hast wholly followed the LORD sayer, did the children of Israel slay with the my God. sword, among them that were slain by them. 10 And now, behold, the LORD hath kept me

23 And the border of the children of Reuben alive, as he said, these forty and five years, even was Jordan, and the border thereof. This was since the LORD spake this word unto Moses, che inheritance of the children of Reuben, after while the children of Israel wandered in the wiltheir families, the cities and the villages thereof.derness: and now, lo, I am this day tourscore

24 And Moses gave inheritance unto the tribe and five years old. of Gad, even unto the children of Gad according) 11 As yet I am as strong this day, as I was in to their families.

the day that Moses sent me: as my strength was 25 And their coast was Jazer, and all the cities then, even so is my strength now, for war, both of Gilead, and half the land of the children of to go out, and to come in. Amuon, unto Aroer that is before Rabbah; 12 Now therefore give me this mountain, where 26 And from Heshbon unto Ramath-mizpeh, of the LORD spake in that day; for thou heardest

she inheritance of

Caleb's portion and conquest. .

CHAP. XV.

The cities of Judah. In that day how the Anakims toere there, and 16 | And Caleb said, le that smileth Kirjaththat the cities were great ad fenced: if so be sepher, and taketh it, to him will I give Achsah the LORD will be with me, then I shall be able iny daughter to wife. to drive them out, as the LORD said.

17 And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother 13 And Joshua blessed him, and gave unto Caleb of Caleb, took it: and he gave him Achsah his the son of Jepliunneh, Hebron for an inheritance.ldaughter to wife.

14 Hebron Therefore became the inheritance of 18 And it came to pass, as she came unto him, Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenezite unto that she moved him to ask of her father a field. this day ; because that he wholly followed the Aud she lighted off her ass; and Caleb said unto LORD God of Israel.

her, What wouldest thou ?' 15 And the name of Hebron before was Kirjath- 19 'Who answered, Give me a blessing; for thou arba ; which Arba was a great man among the hast given me a south land, give me also springs Anakims. And the land had rest from war of water. And he gave her the upper springs, CHAP. XV.

and the nether springs Borders of the lot of Judah.

20 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the T HIS then was the lot of the tribe of the chil children of Judah according to their families.

dren of Judah by their families; even to the 21 And the uttermost cities of the tribe of the border of Edoin, the wilderness of Zin southward children of Judah toward the coast of Edom was the uttermost part of the south coast. southward were Kabzeel, and Eder, and Jagur,

2 And their south border was from the shore of 22 And Kinah, and Dimonah, and Adadah, the salt sea, from the bay that looketh southward : 23 And Kedesh, and Hazor, and Ithnan,

3 And it went out to the south side to Maaleh- 24 Ziph, and Telem, and Bealoth, acrabbim, and passed along to Zin, and ascend- 25 And Hazor, Hadallah, and Kerioth, and Hezed up on the south side unto Kadesh-barnea, and ron, which is Hazor, passed along to Hezron, and went up to | 26 Ainam, and Shema, and Moladah, and fetched a compass to Karkaa:

| 27 And Hazar-gaddah, and Heshmon, and Beth4 From thence it passed toward Azmon, and palet, went out unto the river of Egypt; and the goings 28 And Hazar-shual, and Beer-sheba, and Bizout of that coast were at the sea : this shall be joihjah, your south coast.

| 29 Baalah, and lim, and Azem, 5 And the east border was the salt sea, eden 30 And Eltolad, ani Chesil, and Hormah, into the end of Jordan: and their border in the 31 And Ziklag,and Madmannah, andSansannah, north quarter was from the bay of the sea, at 32 And Lebaoth, and Shilhim, and Ain,and Riinthe uttermost part of Jordan:

mon: all the cities are twenty and nine, with their 6 And the border went up to Beth-hogla, and villages : passed along by the north of Beth-arabah, and 33 And in the valley, Eshtaol, and Zoreah, and the border went up to the stone of Bohan the Ashnah, son of Reuben:

34 And Zanoah, and En-gannim, Tappuah, and 7 And the border went up toward Debir from the Enam, valley of Achor, and so northward looking toward 35 Jarmuth, and Adullam, Socoh, and Azekah, Gilgal, that is betore the going up to Aduimumin, 36 And Sharaim, and Adithaim, andGederah,and which is on the south side of the river: and the Gederothaim; fourteen cities with their villages: border passed toward the waters of En-shemesli, 37 Zenan, and Hadashah, and Migdalgad, and the goings out thereof were at En-rogel: 1 38 And Dilean, and Mizpeh, and Joktheel,

8 And the border went up by the valley of the 39 Lachish, and Bozkath, and Eglon, son of Hinnom, unto the south side of the Jebu- 40 And Cabbon, and Lahinam, and Kithlish, site; the same is Jerusalem: and the border went 41 And Gederoth. Beth-dagon, and Naaiah, up to the top of the mountain that lieth before and Makkedah; sixteen cities with their villages. the valley of Hinnoin westward, which is at the 42 Libnah, and Ether, and Ashan, end of the valley of the giants northward: | 43 And Jiphtah, and Ashnah, aud Nezib,

9 And the border was drawn from the top of 44 And Keilal, and Achzib, and Mareshah ; the hill unto the fountain of the water of Nepu- nine cities with their villages : toah, and went out to the cities of niount Epliron;/ 45. Ekron, with her towns and her villages : and the border was drawn to Baalalı, which is 46 From Ekron even unto the sca, all that lay Kirjath-jearim:

near Ashdod, with their villages : 10 And the border compassed from Baalah west- 47 Ashdod, with her towns and her villages; ward unto mount Seir, and passed along unto the Gaza, with her towns and her villages, unto the side of mount Jearim (which is Chesalon) on the river of Egypt, and the great sea, and the bornorth side, and went down to Beth-shemesh, and der thereof : passed on to Timnah:

7 48 41 And in the moumtains, Shamir, and Jattir, 11 And the border went out unto the side of and Socoh, Ekron northward: and the border was drawn! 49 And Daunah, and Kirjath-sannah, which is to Shicron, and passed along to mount Baalah, Debir, and went out unto Jabneel; and the goings out 50 And Anah, and Eshtemoli, and Anim, of the border were at the sea.

| 51 And Goshen, and Holon, and Giloli; eleven 12 And the west border was to the great sea, and cities with their villages : the coast thereof : this is the coast of the children 52 Arab, and Dumah, and Eshean, of Judah round about, according to their families. 53 And Jamum, and Beth-tappuan,and Aphekah,

13 1 And unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh ke 54 And Huntah, and Kirjath-arba (which is gave a part among the children of Judah, accord-Hebron) and Zior; ninecities with their villages 1 ing to the cominandment of the LORD to Joshua, 55 Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and Juttal, even the city of Arba the father of Anak, which 56 And Jezreel, and Jokdeam and Zanoah, city is Hebron.

57 Cain, Gibeah, and Timnah ten cities with 14 And Caleb drove thence the three so ns of their villages : Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the 58 llalhul, Beth-zur, and Gedor, children of Anak.

59 And Maarath, and Beth-anoth, and Eltekon : 15 And he went up thence to the inhabitants of six cities with their villages : Debir: and the naine of Debir before was Kir- 60 Kirjath-baal (which is Kirjath-fearim) and jatla-seplier.

Rabbah; two cities with their villages :

Petar Jomarath, ann from Janohah? shiloh, order/ 18 to tributaren strpass, what la

Border of the sons of Ephraim

JOSHUA

Canaanites not driven ont 61 1 In the wilderness, Beth-arabah, Middin, the border went along on the right hand unto and Secacah,

Tthe inhabitants of in-tappuah. 62 And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and En- 8 Now Manasseh had the land of Tappuah: gedi ; six cities with their villages.

but Tappuah on the border of Manasseh belong. 63 As for the Jebusites, the inhabitants of Jeru-led to the children of Ephraim: Balem, the children of Judah could not drive 9 And the coasidescended unto the river Kanah, them out: but the Jebusites dwell with the chil-southward of the river. These cities of Ephraim dren of Judah at Jerusalem unto this day. are among the cities of Manasseh: the coast of CHAP. XVI.

Manasseh also was on the north side of the river, Borders of the sons of Joseph.

and the out-goings of it were at the sea: ND the lot of the children of Joseph rell from 10 Southward it was Ephraimn's, and northA Jordan by Jericho, unto the water of Jericho, ward it was Manasseh's, and the sea is his boron the east, to the wilderness that goeth up from der ; and they, met together in Asher on the Jericho throughout mount Beth-el

north, and in Issachar on the east. 2 And goeth out from Beth-el to Luz, and pass- 11 And Manasseh had in Issachar and in Asher, eth along unto the borders of Archi to Ataroth, Beth-shean and her towns, and Ibleam and her

3 And goeth down westward to the coast of towns, and the inhabitants of Dor and her towns, Japhleti, unto the coast of Beth-horon the nether, and the inhabitants of En-dor and her towns, and to Gezer: and the goings out thereof are at and the inhabitants of Taanach and her towns, the sea.

, and the inhabitants of Megiddo and her towns, 4 So the children of Joseph, Manasseh and even three countries. Ephraim, took their inheritance.

| 12 Yet the children of Manasseh could not drive 5 1 And the border of the children of Ephraim out the inhabitants of those cities; but the Ca. according to their families was thus : even the naanites would dwell in that land. border of their inheritance on the east side was 13 Yet it came to pass, when the children of Is Ataroth-adar, unto Beth-horon the upper; rael were waxen strong, that they put the Canaan

6 And the border went out toward the sea to ites to tribute ; but did irot utterly drive them out. Michmethah on the north side; and the border 14 And the children of Joseph spake unto Jowent about eastward unto Taanath-shiloh, and shua, saying, Why hast thou given me but one passed by it on the east to Janohah;

lot and one portion to inherit, seeing I am a 7 And it went down from Janohah to Ataroth, great people, forasmuch as the LORD hath blessand to Naarath, and came to Jericho, and wented me hitherto ?

15 And Joshua answered them, If thou be a 8 The border went out from Tappuah westward great people, then get thee up to the wood-coununto the river Kanah; and the goings out thereof try, and cut down for thyself there in the land were at the sea. Thiş is the inheritance of the of the Perizzites and of the giants, if mount tribe of the children of Ephraim by their families. Ephraim be too narrow for thee.

9 And the separate cities for the children of 16 And the children of Joseph said, The hill is Ephraini were among the inheritance of the chil- not enough for us: and ail the Canaanites that dren of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages. dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron,

10 And they drave not out the Canaanites that both they who are of Beth-shean and her towns, dwelt in Gezer: but the Canaanites dwell among and they who are of the valley of Jezreel. the Evhraimites unto this day, and serve under 17 And Joshua spake unto the house of Joseph, tribute. !

even 10 Ephraim and to Manasseh, saying, Thon | CHAP. XVII.

art a great people, and hast great power: thou The lot of Manasseh, &c. .

shalt not have one lot only : NAERE was also a lot for the tribe of Manas- 18 But the mountain shall be thine; for it is a

1 seh: for he was the first-born of Joseph; to wood, and thou shalt cut it down: and the out. roit, for Machir the first-born of Manasseh, the goings of it shall be thine: for thou shalt drive father of Gilead : because he was a man of war, out the Canaanites, though they have iron chatherefore he had Gilead and Bashan.

riots, and though they be strong. 2 There was also a lot for the rest of the chil

CHAP. XVIII. dren of Manasseh by their families; for the chil

The tabernacle set up at Shiloh. dren of Abiezer, and for the children of Helek, ND the whole congregation of the children and for the children of Asriel, and for the chil. A of Israel assembled together at Shiloh, and dren of Shechem, and for the children of Hepher, set up the tabernacle of the congregation there: and for the children of Shemida: these were the and the land was subdued before them. male children of Manasseh the son of Joseph by 2 Ang there remained among the children of their families.

Israel seven tribes, which had not yet received 31 But Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son their inheritance. of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manas- 3.And Joshua said unto the children of Israel, seh, had no sons, but daughters : and these are How long are ye slack to go to possess the land the names of his daughters, Mahlah, and Noah, which the LORD God of your fathers hath given Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah.

you ? 4 And they came near before Eleazar the priest, 4 Give out from among you three men for each and before Joshua the son of Nun, and before tribe: and I will send them, and they shall rise, the princes, saying, The LORD commanded Mo- and go through the land, and describe it accorees to give us an inheritance among our bre-ding to the inheritance of them, and they shall thren: therefore according to the commandment come again to me. of the LORD he gave thein an inheritance among 5 And they shall divide it into seven parts: Jurthe brethren of their father.

dah shall abide in their coast on the south, and 5 And there fell ten portions to Manasseh, be- the house of Joseph shall abide in their coast onsides the land of Gilead and Bashan, which were the north. I on the other side Jordan;

6 Ye shall therefore describe the land into seven 6 Because the daughters of Manasseh had an parts, and bring the description hither to me, that I inheritance among his sons: and the rest of may cast lots for you here before the LORDourGod. Manasseh's sons had the land of Gilead.

7 But the Levites have no part among you; for T 1 And the coast of Manasseh was from Asher the priesthood of the LORD is their inheritance -to Michmethah that lieth before Shechem; andl And Gad, and Reuben, and half the tribe of Ma

The lot and cities of Benjamin. CHAP. XIX.

- Lots of Issachar and Asher nasseh, have received their inheritance beyond within the inheritance of the children of Judah. Jordan on the east, which Moses the servant of| 2 And they had in their inheritance, Beer-shicthe LORD gave them.

ba, and Sheba, and Moladah, 81 And The men arose, and went away: and 3 And Hazar-shual, and Balah, and Azem. Joshua charged them that went to describe thel 4 And Eltolad, and Bethul, and Hormal, land, saying, Go, and walk through the land, and 5 And Ziklag, and Beth-marcaboth, and Bazar. describe it, and come again to me, that I may susah, here cast lots for you before the LORD in Shiloh. 6 And Beth-lebaoth, and Sharuhen; thirteen

9 And the men went and passed through the land, cities and their villages : and described it by cities into seven parts in a book, 7 Ain, Remmon, and Ether, and Ashan; four and came again to Joshua to the host at Shiloh. cities and their villages :

10 1 And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh be- & And all the villages that were round about fore the LORD: and there Joshua divided the these cities to Baalath-beer, Ramath of the south. land unto the children of Israel according to This is the inheritance of the tribe of the chiltheir divisions.

dren of Simeon according to their families. 111 And the lot of the tribe of the children of 9 Out of the portion of the children of Judah Benjamin came up according to their families: was the inheritance of the children of Simeon : and the coast of their lot came forth between for the part of the children of Judah was too much the children of Judah and the children of Joseph. for them : therefore the children of Simeon had

12 And their border on the north side was froin their inheritance within the inheritance of them. Jordan; and the border went up to the side of 10 I And the third lot came up for the children Jericho on the north side, and went up through of Zebulun according to their families : and the the mountains westward; and the goings out border of their inheritance was unto Sarid: thereof were at the wilderness of Beth-aven. 11 And their border went up toward the sea, 13 And the border went over from thence to- and Maralah, and reached to Dabbasheth, and ward Luz, to the side of Luz (which is Beth-el) reached to the river that is before Jokneam, southward; and the border descended to Ata- 12 And turned from Sarid eastward, toward the roth-act near the hill that lieth on the south sun rising, unto the border of Chisloth-tabor, and side of the nether Beth-horon.

then goeth out to Daberath,and goeth up to Japhia, 14 And the border was drawn thence, and com- 13 And from thence passeth on along on the passed the corner of the sea southward, from the east to Gittah-hepher, to Ittah-kazin, and goeth hill that lieth before Beth-hoion southward; and out to Remmon-methoar to Ncah; the poings out thereof were at Kirjatlı-baal) 14 And the border compasseth it on the north (which is Kirjath-jearim) a city of the children side to Hannathon : and the out-goings thereof of Judah. This was the west quarter.

are in the valley of Jiphthah-el: 15 And the south quarter was from the end of 15 And Kattath, and Nahallal, and Shimron, Kirjath-jearim, and the border went out on the and ldalah, and Beth-lehem; twelve cities with west, and went out to the well of waters of Neph- their villages. loah:

| 16 This is the inheritance of the children of 16 And the border came down to the end of the Zebulun according to their families, these cities mountain that lieth before the valley of the son of with their villages. Ilinnom, and which is in the valley of the giants 17 11 And the fourth lot came out to Issachar, on the north, and descended to the valley of Hin- for the children of Issachar according to their noin, to the side of Jebusi on the south, and de- families. scended to En-rogel

| 18 And their border was toward Jezreel, and 17 And was drawn from the north, and went Chesulloth, and Shunem, forth to En-shemesh, and went forth toward 19 And Hapharaim, and Shihon, and Anaharath, Geliloth, which is over against the going up of 20.And Rabbith, and Kisbion, and Abez, Adummim, and descended to the stone of Bohan 21 And Remeth, and En-gamnim, and En-hadthe son of Reuben,

dah, and Beth-pazzez; 18 And passed along toward the side over against 22 And the coast reacheth to Tabor, and ShaArabah northward, and went down unto Arabah: hazimah, and Beth-shemesh; and the out-goings

19 And the border passed along to the side of of their border were at Jordan: sixteen cities Beth-hoglah northward: and the out-goings of the with their villages. border were at the north bay of the salt-sea at thel 23 This is the inheritance of the tribe or the south end of Jordan. This was the south coast. children of Issachar according to their families,

20 And Jordan was the border of it on the east the cities and their villages. side. This was the inheritance of the children] 24 1 And the fifth lot came out for the tribe of of Benjamin, by the coasts thereof round about, the children of Asher according to their families. according to their families.

| 25 And their border was Helkath, and Hali, 21 Now the cities of the tribe of the children of|and Beten, and Achshaph, Benjamin according to their families, were Jer 26 And Alammelech, and Amad, and Mislieal; cho, and Beth-hoglah, and the valley of Keziz, and reacheth to Carmel westward, and to Shihor22 And Beth-arabah, and Zemaraim, and Beth-el,libnath; 23 And Avim, and Parah, and Ophrah, 1 27 And turneth toward the sun-rising to Beth-da

24 And Chephar-haaminonai, and Ophni gon, and reacheth to Zebulun, and to the valley of Gaba; twelve cities with their villages :

Jiphthah-el toward the north side of Beth-emek, 25 Gibeon, and Ramab, and Beeroth,

and Neiel, and goeth out to Cabulon the left hand, 26 And Mizpeh, and Chephirah, and Mozah, | 28 And Hlebron, and Rehob, and Hamunon, and 07 And Rekein, and Irpeel, and Taralah, Kanah, even unto great Zidon; 28 And Zelah, Eleph, and jebusi, (which is Je- 2 And then the coast turneth to Ramah, and to rusalem) Gibeath, and Kirjath; fourteen cities the strong city Tyre; and the coast turneth 10 with their villages. This is the inheritance of the Hosah: and the outgoings thereof are at the children of Benjamin according to their families. sea from the coast to Achizib : CHAP. XIX.

| 30 Uınmah also, and Aphek, and Rehob: twenty The lot of Simeon, Zebulun, &c. . and two cities with their villages. AND the second lot came forth to Simeon, even) 31 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the 11 for the tribe of the children of Simeon ac- children of Asher according to their families, these cording to theirfamilies: and their inheritance was! cities with their villages.

Lots of Naphtali and Dan.

JOSHUA. Forty-eight cities of the Lepilas 32 1 The sixth lot came ont to the children of his own city, and unto his own house, unto the Naphtali, even for the children of Naphtali ac-city from whence he fled. cording to their families.

| 71 And they appointed Kedesh in Galilee in 33 And their coast was from Heleph, from Allon/mount Naphtali, and Shecheni in mount Ephraim, to Zaananpim, and Adami, Nekeb, and Jabneel, and Kirjath-arba, (which is Hebron) in the moupunto Lakum; and the out-goings thereof were tair of Judah. al Jordan :

| 8 And on the other side Jordan by Jericho east34 And then the coast turneth west-ward to Az-ward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness upon noth-tabor, and geeth out from thence to Hukkok, the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth and reacheth to Zebulun on the south side, and in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in reacheth to Asher on the west side, and to Ju- Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh. dah upon Jordan toward the sun rising | 9 These were the cities appointed for all the

35 And the fenced cities are Ziddim, Zer, and children of Israel, and for the stranger that so-Hambath, Rakkath, and Cinneroth,

journeth among them, that whosoever killeth any 36 And Adaniah, and Ramah, and Hazor, person at unawares might flee thither, and not 37 And Kedesh, and Edrei, and En-hazor, die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he

38 And Iron, and Migdal-el, Horem, and Beth- stood before the congregation. anath, and Beth-shemesh; nineteen cities with

CHAP. XXI. , their villages.

The cities assigned to the Levites. · 39 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the THEN carne near the heads of the fathers of children of Naphtali according to their families, I the Levites into Eleazar the priest, and unthe cities and their villages.

Ito Joshua the son of Nun, and unto the heads of 40 4 And the seventh lot came out for the tribe the fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel; of the children of Dan according to their families. 2 And they spake unto them at Shiloh in the

41 And the coast of their inheritance was Zorah, land of Canaan, saying, The LORD commanded and Eshtaol, and Ir-shemesh,

by the hand of Moses to give us cities to dwell 42 Aud Shaalabbin, and Ajalon, and Jethlah,lin, with the suburbs thereof for our cattle. 43 And Elon, and Thimnathah, and Ekron, | 3 And the children of Israel gave unthe Le44 And Eltekeh, and Gibbethon, and Baalath, vites out of their inheritance, at the command45 Aud Jehud,and Bene-berak,and Gath-rimmon,ment of the Lord, these cities and their suburbs. 46 And Me-jarkon, and Rakkon, with the bor- 4 And the lot came out for the families of the der before Japho.

Kohathites: and the children of Aaron the priest, 47 And the coast of the children of Dan, went which were of the Levites, had by lot out of the out too little for them : therefore the children of tribe of Judah, and out of the tribe of Siineon. Dan went up to fight against Leshem, and took it, and out ot' the tribe of Benjamin, thirteen cities. and smote it with the edge of the sword, and pos- 5 And the rest of the children of Kohath had sessed it, and dwelt therein, and called Leshein, by lot out of the familjes of the tribe of Ephraim, Dan, after the name of Dan their father. and out of the tribe of Dan, and out of the half

48 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the tribe of Manasselt, ten cities. children of Dan according to their families, these 6 And the children of Gershon had by lot out of cities with their villages.

the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of 49 11 When they had made an end of dividing the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphthe land for inheritance by their coasts, the chil- tali, and out of the half-tribe of Manasseh in Badren of Israel gave an inheritance to Joshua the shan, thirteen cities. son of Nun among them :

17 The children of Merari by their families had 50 According to the word of the LORD they gave out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of him the city which he asked, eden Timnath-se-Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities. rah in mount Ephraim: and he built the city, 8 And the children of Israel gave by lot unto and dwelt therein.

the Levites these cities with their suburbs, as the 51 These are the inheritances which Eleazar LORD commanded by the hand of Moses. the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the 91 And they gave out of the tribe of the chil. heads of the fathers of the tribes of the children dren of Juidal, and out of the tribe of the children of Israel, divided for an inheritance by lot in of Simeon, these cities which are here mentionShiloh before the LORD, at the door of the taber-ed by name, nacle of the congregation. So they made an end 10 Which the children of Aaron, being of the of dividing the country.

families of the Kohathites, who were of the chilCHAP. XX.

Idren of Levi, had: for theirs was the first lot. Appointment of six cities of refuge. | 11 And they gave them the city of Arba the father THE LORD also spake unto Joshua, saying, of Auak (whichcity is Hebron) in the hill-conntry 1 2 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, of Judah, with the suburbs thereof'round about it. Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof 1 12 But the tields of the city, and the villages spake unto you by the hand of Moses :

thereof, gave they to Caleb the son of Jephun3 That the slayer that killeth any person un- nel for his possession. awares and unwittingly, may flee thither: anel 131 Thus they gave to the children of Aaron they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood. the priest, Hebron with her suburbs, lo bea city of

4 And when he thai doth flee unto one of those refuge for theslayer; and Libnah with her suburbs, cities shall stand at the entering of the gate of 14 And Jattir with her suburbs, and Eshtemoa the city, and shall declare his cause in the cars with her suburbs, of the elders of that city, they shall take him into 15 And Holon with her suburbs, and Debir with the city unto them, and give him a place, that her suburbs, he may dwell among them.

16 And Ain with her suburbs, and Juliah with 5 And if the avenger of blood pursue after him, her suburbs, and Beth-shemesh with her subthen they shall not deliver the slayer upinio his urbs; nine cilies out of those two tribes. hand: because he smote his neighbour unwit 17 And out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon tingly, and bated him not betoretime.

with her suburbs, Geba with her suburbs, 6 And he shall dwell in that city, until he stand) 18 Anathoth with her suburbs, and Almon with before the congregation for judgment, and until her suburbs; four cities. the death of the high priest that shall be in those 19 All the cities of the children of Aaron, the days: then shall the slayer return, and come unto priests, were thirteen cities with their suburbs.

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