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Joshua 9

1 It happened, when all the kings who were beyond the Jordan, in the hill-country, and in the lowland, and on all the shore of the great sea in front of Lebanon, the Hittite, and the Amorite, the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite, heard of it;  2 that they gathered themselves together, to fight with Joshua and with Israel, with one accord.  3 But when the inhabitants of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done to Jericho and to Ai,  4 they also resorted to a ruse, and went and made as if they had been ambassadors, and took old sacks on their donkeys, and wine-skins, old and torn and bound up,  5 and old and patched shoes on their feet, and old garments on them; and all the bread of their provision was dry and was become moldy.  6 They went to Joshua to the camp at Gilgal, and said to him, and to the men of Israel, We are come from a far country: now therefore make you a covenant with us.  7 The men of Israel said to the Hivites, What if you dwell among us; and how shall we make a covenant with you?  8 They said to Joshua, We are your servants. Joshua said to them, Who are you? and from whence come you?  9 They said to him, From a very far country your servants are come because of the name of Yahweh your God: for we have heard the fame of him, and all that he did in Egypt,  10 and all that he did to the two kings of the Amorites, who were beyond the Jordan, to Sihon king of Heshbon, and to Og king of Bashan, who was at Ashtaroth.  11 Our elders and all the inhabitants of our country spoke to us, saying, Take provision in your hand for the journey, and go to meet them, and tell them, We are your servants: and now make you a covenant with us.  12 This our bread we took hot for our provision out of our houses on the day we came forth to go to you; but now, behold, it is dry, and is become moldy:  13 and these wine-skins, which we filled, were new; and, behold, they are torn: and these our garments and our shoes are become old by reason of the very long journey.  14 The men took of their provision, and didn't ask counsel at the mouth of Yahweh.  15 Joshua made peace with them, and made a covenant with them, to let them live: and the princes of the congregation swore to them.  16 It happened at the end of three days after they had made a covenant with them, that they heard that they were their neighbors, and that they lived among them.  17 The children of Israel traveled, and came to their cities on the third day. Now their cities were Gibeon, and Chephirah, and Beeroth, and Kiriath Jearim.  18 The children of Israel didn't strike them, because the princes of the congregation had sworn to them by Yahweh, the God of Israel. All the congregation murmured against the princes.  19 But all the princes said to all the congregation, We have sworn to them by Yahweh, the God of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them.  20 This we will do to them, and let them live; lest wrath be on us, because of the oath which we swore to them.  21 The princes said to them, Let them live: so they became wood cutters and drawers of water to all the congregation, as the princes had spoken to them.  22 Joshua called for them, and he spoke to them, saying, Why have you deceived us, saying, We are very far from you; when you dwell among us?  23 Now therefore you are cursed, and there shall never fail to be of you bondservants, both wood cutters and drawers of water for the house of my God.  24 They answered Joshua, and said, Because it was certainly told your servants, how that Yahweh your God commanded his servant Moses to give you all the land, and to destroy all the inhabitants of the land from before you; therefore we were sore afraid for our lives because of you, and have done this thing.  25 Now, behold, we are in your hand: as it seems good and right to you to do to us, do.  26 So did he to them, and delivered them out of the hand of the children of Israel, that they didn't kill them.  27 That day Joshua made those wood cutters and drawers of water for the congregation, and for the altar of Yahweh, to this day, in the place which he should choose.

Joshua 10

1 Now it happened, when Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem heard how Joshua had taken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it; as he had done to Jericho and her king, so he had done to Ai and her king; and how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel, and were among them;  2 that they feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all the men of it were mighty.  3 Therefore Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem sent to Hoham king of Hebron, and to Piram king of Jarmuth, and to Japhia king of Lachish, and to Debir king of Eglon, saying,  4 Come up to me, and help me, and let us strike Gibeon; for it has made peace with Joshua and with the children of Israel.  5 Therefore the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, the king of Eglon, gathered themselves together, and went up, they and all their hosts, and encamped against Gibeon, and made war against it.  6 The men of Gibeon sent to Joshua to the camp to Gilgal, saying, Don't slack your hand from your servants; come up to us quickly, and save us, and help us: for all the kings of the Amorites that dwell in the hill-country are gathered together against us.  7 So Joshua went up from Gilgal, he, and all the people of war with him, and all the mighty men of valor.  8 Yahweh said to Joshua, Don't fear them: for I have delivered them into your hands; there shall not a man of them stand before you.  9 Joshua therefore came on them suddenly; for he went up from Gilgal all the night.  10 Yahweh confused them before Israel, and he killed them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, and chased them by the way of the ascent of Beth Horon, and struck them to Azekah, and to Makkedah.  11 It happened, as they fled from before Israel, while they were at the descent of Beth Horon, that Yahweh cast down great stones from the sky on them to Azekah, and they died: they were more who died with the hailstones than they whom the children of Israel killed with the sword.  12 Then spoke Joshua to Yahweh in the day when Yahweh delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel; and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand you still on Gibeon; You, Moon, in the valley of Aijalon.  13 The sun stood still, and the moon stayed, Until the nation had avenged themselves of their enemies. Isn't this written in the book of Jashar? The sun stayed in the midst of the sky, and didn't hurry to go down about a whole day.  14 There was no day like that before it or after it, that Yahweh listened to the voice of a man: for Yahweh fought for Israel.  15 Joshua returned, and all Israel with him, to the camp to Gilgal.  16 These five kings fled, and hid themselves in the cave at Makkedah.  17 It was told Joshua, saying, The five kings are found, hidden in the cave at Makkedah.  18 Joshua said, Roll great stones to the mouth of the cave, and set men by it to keep them:  19 but don't stay; pursue after your enemies, and strike the hindmost of them; don't allow them to enter into their cities: for Yahweh your God has delivered them into your hand.  20 It happened, when Joshua and the children of Israel had made an end of killing them with a very great slaughter, until they were consumed, and the remnant which remained of them had entered into the fortified cities,  21 that all the people returned to the camp to Joshua at Makkedah in peace: none moved his tongue against any of the children of Israel.  22 Then said Joshua, Open the mouth of the cave, and bring forth those five kings to me out of the cave.  23 They did so, and brought forth those five kings to him out of the cave, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, the king of Eglon.  24 It happened, when they brought forth those kings to Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said to the chiefs of the men of war who went with him, Come near, put your feet on the necks of these kings. They came near, and put their feet on the necks of them.  25 Joshua said to them, Don't be afraid, nor be dismayed; be strong and of good courage: for thus shall Yahweh do to all your enemies against whom you fight.  26 Afterward Joshua struck them, and put them to death, and hanged them on five trees: and they were hanging on the trees until the evening.  27 It happened at the time of the going down of the sun, that Joshua commanded, and they took them down off the trees, and cast them into the cave in which they had hidden themselves, and laid great stones on the mouth of the cave, to this very day.  28 Joshua took Makkedah on that day, and struck it with the edge of the sword, and the king of it: he utterly destroyed them and all the souls who were therein; he left none remaining; and he did to the king of Makkedah as he had done to the king of Jericho.  29 Joshua passed from Makkedah, and all Israel with him, to Libnah, and fought against Libnah:  30 and Yahweh delivered it also, and the king of it, into the hand of Israel; and he struck it with the edge of the sword, and all the souls who were therein; he left none remaining in it; and he did to the king of it as he had done to the king of Jericho.  31 Joshua passed from Libnah, and all Israel with him, to Lachish, and encamped against it, and fought against it:  32 and Yahweh delivered Lachish into the hand of Israel; and he took it on the second day, and struck it with the edge of the sword, and all the souls who were therein, according to all that he had done to Libnah.  33 Then Horam king of Gezer came up to help Lachish; and Joshua struck him and his people, until he had left him none remaining.  34 Joshua passed from Lachish, and all Israel with him, to Eglon; and they encamped against it, and fought against it;  35 and they took it on that day, and struck it with the edge of the sword; and all the souls who were therein he utterly destroyed that day, according to all that he had done to Lachish.  36 Joshua went up from Eglon, and all Israel with him, to Hebron; and they fought against it:  37 and they took it, and struck it with the edge of the sword, and the king of it, and all the cities of it, and all the souls who were therein; he left none remaining, according to all that he had done to Eglon; but he utterly destroyed it, and all the souls who were therein.  38 Joshua returned, and all Israel with him, to Debir, and fought against it:  39 and he took it, and the king of it, and all the cities of it; and they struck them with the edge of the sword, and utterly destroyed all the souls who were therein; he left none remaining: as he had done to Hebron, so he did to Debir, and to the king of it; as he had done also to Libnah, and to the king of it.  40 So Joshua struck all the land, the hill-country, and the South, and the lowland, and the slopes, and all their kings: he left none remaining, but he utterly destroyed all that breathed, as Yahweh, the God of Israel, commanded.  41 Joshua struck them from Kadesh-barnea even to Gaza, and all the country of Goshen, even to Gibeon.  42 All these kings and their land did Joshua take at one time, because Yahweh, the God of Israel, fought for Israel.  43 Joshua returned, and all Israel with him, to the camp to Gilgal.

Joshua 11

1 It happened, when Jabin king of Hazor heard of it, that he sent to Jobab king of Madon, and to the king of Shimron, and to the king of Achshaph,  2 and to the kings who were on the north, in the hill-country, and in the Arabah south of Chinneroth, and in the lowland, and in the heights of Dor on the west,  3 to the Canaanite on the east and on the west, and the Amorite, and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the Jebusite in the hill-country, and the Hivite under Hermon in the land of Mizpah.  4 They went out, they and all their hosts with them, much people, even as the sand that is on the sea-shore in multitude, with horses and chariots very many.  5 All these kings met together; and they came and encamped together at the waters of Merom, to fight with Israel.  6 Yahweh said to Joshua, Don't be afraid because of them; for tomorrow at this time will I deliver them up all slain before Israel: you shall hamstring their horses, and burn their chariots with fire.  7 So Joshua came, and all the people of war with him, against them by the waters of Merom suddenly, and fell on them.  8 Yahweh delivered them into the hand of Israel, and they struck them, and chased them to great Sidon, and to Misrephoth Maim, and to the valley of Mizpeh eastward; and they struck them, until they left them none remaining.  9 Joshua did to them as Yahweh bade him: he hamstrung their horses, and burnt their chariots with fire.  10 Joshua turned back at that time, and took Hazor, and struck the king of it with the sword: for Hazor before was the head of all those kingdoms.  11 They struck all the souls who were therein with the edge of the sword, utterly destroying them; there was none left who breathed: and he burnt Hazor with fire.  12 All the cities of those kings, and all the kings of them, did Joshua take, and he struck them with the edge of the sword, and utterly destroyed them; as Moses the servant of Yahweh commanded.  13 But as for the cities that stood on their mounds, Israel burned none of them, save Hazor only; that did Joshua burn.  14 All the spoil of these cities, and the cattle, the children of Israel took for a prey to themselves; but every man they struck with the edge of the sword, until they had destroyed them, neither left they any who breathed.  15 As Yahweh commanded Moses his servant, so did Moses command Joshua: and so did Joshua; he left nothing undone of all that Yahweh commanded Moses.  16 So Joshua took all that land, the hill-country, and all the South, and all the land of Goshen, and the lowland, and the Arabah, and the hill-country of Israel, and the lowland of the same;  17 from Mount Halak, that goes up to Seir, even to Baal Gad in the valley of Lebanon under Mount Hermon: and all their kings he took, and struck them, and put them to death.  18 Joshua made war a long time with all those kings.  19 There was not a city that made peace with the children of Israel, save the Hivites the inhabitants of Gibeon: they took all in battle.  20 For it was of Yahweh to harden their hearts, to come against Israel in battle, that he might utterly destroy them, that they might have no favor, but that he might destroy them, as Yahweh commanded Moses.  21 Joshua came at that time, and cut off the Anakim from the hill-country, from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab, and from all the hill-country of Judah, and from all the hill-country of Israel: Joshua utterly destroyed them with their cities.  22 There was none of the Anakim left in the land of the children of Israel: only in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod, did some remain.  23 So Joshua took the whole land, according to all that Yahweh spoke to Moses; and Joshua gave it for an inheritance to Israel according to their divisions by their tribes. The land had rest from war.

Joshua 12

1 Now these are the kings of the land, whom the children of Israel struck, and possessed their land beyond the Jordan toward the sunrise, from the valley of the Arnon to Mount Hermon, and all the Arabah eastward:  2 Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is on the edge of the valley of the Arnon, and the city that is in the middle of the valley, and half Gilead, even to the river Jabbok, the border of the children of Ammon;  3 and the Arabah to the sea of Chinneroth, eastward, and to the sea of the Arabah, even the Salt Sea, eastward, the way to Beth-jeshimoth; and on the south, under the slopes of Pisgah:  4 and the border of Og king of Bashan, of the remnant of the Rephaim, who lived at Ashtaroth and at Edrei,  5 and ruled in Mount Hermon, and in Salecah, and in all Bashan, to the border of the Geshurites and the Maacathites, and half Gilead, the border of Sihon king of Heshbon.  6 Moses the servant of Yahweh and the children of Israel struck them: and Moses the servant of Yahweh gave it for a possession to the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh.  7 These are the kings of the land whom Joshua and the children of Israel struck beyond the Jordan westward, from Baal Gad in the valley of Lebanon even to Mount Halak, that goes up to Seir; and Joshua gave it to the tribes of Israel for a possession according to their divisions;  8 in the hill-country, and in the lowland, and in the Arabah, and in the slopes, and in the wilderness, and in the South; the Hittite, the Amorite, and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite:  9 the king of Jericho, one; the king of Ai, which is beside Bethel, one;  10 the king of Jerusalem, one; the king of Hebron, one;  11 the king of Jarmuth, one; the king of Lachish, one;  12 the king of Eglon, one; the king of Gezer, one;  13 the king of Debir, one; the king of Geder, one;  14 the king of Hormah, one; the king of Arad, one;  15 the king of Libnah, one; the king of Adullam, one;  16 the king of Makkedah, one; the king of Bethel, one;  17 the king of Tappuah, one; the king of Hepher, one;  18 the king of Aphek, one; the king of Lassharon, one;  19 the king of Madon, one; the king of Hazor, one;  20 the king of Shimron-meron, one; the king of Achshaph, one;  21 the king of Taanach, one; the king of Megiddo, one;  22 the king of Kedesh, one; the king of Jokneam in Carmel, one;  23 the king of Dor in the height of Dor, one; the king of Goiim in Gilgal, one;  24 the king of Tirzah, one: all the kings thirty-one.

Joshua 13

1 Now Joshua was old and well stricken in years; and Yahweh said to him, You are old and well stricken in years, and there remains yet very much land to be possessed.  2 This is the land that yet remains: all the regions of the Philistines, and all the Geshurites;  3 from the Shihor, which is before Egypt, even to the border of Ekron northward, which is reckoned to the Canaanites; the five lords of the Philistines; the Gazites, and the Ashdodites, the Ashkelonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites; also the Avvim,  4 on the south; all the land of the Canaanites, and Mearah that belongs to the Sidonians, to Aphek, to the border of the Amorites;  5 and the land of the Gebalites, and all Lebanon, toward the sunrise, from Baal Gad under Mount Hermon to the entrance of Hamath;  6 all the inhabitants of the hill-country from Lebanon to Misrephoth Maim, even all the Sidonians; them will I drive out from before the children of Israel: only allot you it to Israel for an inheritance, as I have commanded you.  7 Now therefore divide this land for an inheritance to the nine tribes, and the half-tribe of Manasseh.  8 With him the Reubenites and the Gadites received their inheritance, which Moses gave them, beyond the Jordan eastward, even as Moses the servant of Yahweh gave them:  9 from Aroer, that is on the edge of the valley of the Arnon, and the city that is in the middle of the valley, and all the plain of Medeba to Dibon;  10 and all the cities of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon, to the border of the children of Ammon;  11 and Gilead, and the border of the Geshurites and Maacathites, and all Mount Hermon, and all Bashan to Salecah;  12 all the kingdom of Og in Bashan, who reigned in Ashtaroth and in Edrei (the same was left of the remnant of the Rephaim); for these did Moses strike, and drove them out.  13 Nevertheless the children of Israel didn't drive out the Geshurites, nor the Maacathites: but Geshur and Maacath dwell in the midst of Israel to this day.  14 Only to the tribe of Levi he gave no inheritance; the offerings of Yahweh, the God of Israel, made by fire are his inheritance, as he spoke to him.  15 Moses gave to the tribe of the children of Reuben according to their families.  16 Their border was from Aroer, that is on the edge of the valley of the Arnon, and the city that is in the middle of the valley, and all the plain by Medeba;  17 Heshbon, and all its cities that are in the plain; Dibon, and Bamoth Baal, and Beth Baal Meon,  18 and Jahaz, and Kedemoth, and Mephaath,  19 and Kiriathaim, and Sibmah, and Zereth-shahar in the mount of the valley,  20 and Beth Peor, and the slopes of Pisgah, and Beth-jeshimoth,  21 and all the cities of the plain, and all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon, whom Moses struck with the chiefs of Midian, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, the princes of Sihon, who lived in the land.  22 Balaam also the son of Beor, the soothsayer, did the children of Israel kill with the sword among the rest of their slain.  23 The border of the children of Reuben was the Jordan, and the border of it. This was the inheritance of the children of Reuben according to their families, the cities and the villages of it.  24 Moses gave to the tribe of Gad, to the children of Gad, according to their families.  25 Their border was Jazer, and all the cities of Gilead, and half the land of the children of Ammon, to Aroer that is before Rabbah;  26 and from Heshbon to Ramath Mizpeh, and Betonim; and from Mahanaim to the border of Debir;  27 and in the valley, Beth Haram, and Beth Nimrah, and Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, the Jordan and the border of it, to the uttermost part of the sea of Chinnereth beyond the Jordan eastward.  28 This is the inheritance of the children of Gad according to their families, the cities and the villages of it.  29 Moses gave inheritance to the half-tribe of Manasseh: and it was for the half-tribe of the children of Manasseh according to their families.  30 Their border was from Mahanaim, all Bashan, all the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, and all the towns of Jair, which are in Bashan, sixty cities:  31 and half Gilead, and Ashtaroth, and Edrei, the cities of the kingdom of Og in Bashan, were for the children of Machir the son of Manasseh, even for the half of the children of Machir according to their families.  32 These are the inheritances which Moses distributed in the plains of Moab, beyond the Jordan at Jericho, eastward.  33 But to the tribe of Levi Moses gave no inheritance: Yahweh, the God of Israel, is their inheritance, as he spoke to them.

Joshua 14

1 These are the inheritances which the children of Israel took in the land of Canaan, 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 to them,  2 by the lot of their inheritance, as Yahweh commanded by Moses, for the nine tribes, and for the half-tribe.  3 For Moses had given the inheritance of the two tribes and the half-tribe beyond the Jordan: but to the Levites he gave no inheritance among them.  4 For the children of Joseph were two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim: and they gave no portion to the Levites in the land, save cities to dwell in, with the suburbs of it for their cattle and for their substance.  5 As Yahweh commanded Moses, so the children of Israel did; and they divided the land.  6 Then the children of Judah drew near to Joshua in Gilgal: and Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite said to him, You know the thing that Yahweh spoke to Moses the man of God concerning me and concerning you in Kadesh-barnea.  7 Forty years old was I when Moses the servant of Yahweh sent me from Kadesh-barnea to spy out the land; and I brought him word again as it was in my heart.  8 Nevertheless my brothers who went up with me made the heart of the people melt; but I wholly followed Yahweh my God.  9 Moses swore on that day, saying, Surely the land whereon your foot has trodden shall be an inheritance to you and to your children forever, because you have wholly followed Yahweh my God.  10 Now, behold, Yahweh has kept me alive, as he spoke, these forty-five years, from the time that Yahweh spoke this word to Moses, while Israel walked in the wilderness: and now, behold, I am this day eighty-five years old.  11 As yet I am as strong this day as I as in the day that Moses sent me: as my strength was then, even so is my strength now, for war, and to go out and to come in.  12 Now therefore give me this hill-country, whereof Yahweh spoke in that day; for you heard in that day how the Anakim were there, and cities great and fortified: it may be that Yahweh will be with me, and I shall drive them out, as Yahweh spoke.  13 Joshua blessed him; and he gave Hebron to Caleb the son of Jephunneh for an inheritance.  14 Therefore Hebron became the inheritance of Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite to this day; because that he wholly followed Yahweh, the God of Israel.  15 Now the name of Hebron before was Kiriath Arba; which Arba was the greatest man among the Anakim. The land had rest from war.

Joshua 15

1 The lot for the tribe of the children of Judah according to their families was to the border of Edom, even to the wilderness of Zin southward, at the uttermost part of the south.  2 Their south border was from the uttermost part of the Salt Sea, from the bay that looks southward;  3 and it went out southward of the ascent of Akrabbim, and passed along to Zin, and went up by the south of Kadesh-barnea, and passed along by Hezron, and went up to Addar, and turned about to Karka;  4 and it passed along to Azmon, and went out at the brook of Egypt; and the goings out of the border were at the sea: this shall be your south border.  5 The east border was the Salt Sea, even to the end of the Jordan. The border of the north quarter was from the bay of the sea at the end of the Jordan;  6 and the border went up to Beth Hoglah, and passed along by the north of Beth Arabah; and the border went up to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben;  7 and the border went up to Debir from the valley of Achor, and so northward, looking toward Gilgal, that is over against the ascent of Adummim, which is on the south side of the river; and the border passed along to the waters of En Shemesh, and the goings out of it were at En Rogel;  8 and the border went up by the valley of the son of Hinnom to the side of the Jebusite southward (the same is Jerusalem); and the border went up to the top of the mountain that lies before the valley of Hinnom westward, which is at the uttermost part of the valley of Rephaim northward;  9 and the border extended from the top of the mountain to the spring of the waters of Nephtoah, and went out to the cities of Mount Ephron; and the border extended to Baalah (the same is Kiriath Jearim);  10 and the border turned about from Baalah westward to Mount Seir, and passed along to the side of Mount Jearim on the north (the same is Chesalon), and went down to Beth-shemesh, and passed along by Timnah;  11 and the border went out to the side of Ekron northward; and the border extended to Shikkeron, and passed along to Mount Baalah, and went out at Jabneel; and the goings out of the border were at the sea.  12 The west border was to the great sea, and the border of it. This is the border of the children of Judah round about according to their families.  13 To Caleb the son of Jephunneh he gave a portion among the children of Judah, according to the commandment of Yahweh to Joshua, even Kiriath Arba, which Arba was the father of Anak (the same is Hebron).  14 Caleb drove out there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.  15 He went up there against the inhabitants of Debir: now the name of Debir before was Kiriath Sepher.  16 Caleb said, He who strikes Kiriath Sepher, and takes it, to him will I give Achsah my daughter as wife.  17 Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it: and he gave him Achsah his daughter as wife.  18 It happened, when she came to him, that she moved him to ask of her father a field: and she alighted from off her donkey; and Caleb said, What would you?  19 She said, Give me a blessing; for that you have set me in the land of the South, give me also springs of water. He gave her the upper springs and the lower springs.  20 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Judah according to their families.  21 The uttermost cities of the tribe of the children of Judah toward the border of Edom in the South 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 Hazor Hadattah, Kerioth, Hezron (the same is Hazor),  26 Amam, and Shema, and Moladah,  27 and Hazar Gaddah, and Heshmon, and Beth Pelet,  28 and Hazar Shual, and Beersheba, and Biziothiah,  29 Baalah, and Iim, and Ezem,  30 and Eltolad, and Chesil, and Hormah,  31 and Ziklag, and Madmannah, and Sansannah,  32 and Lebaoth, and Shilhim, and Ain, and Rimmon: all the cities are twenty-nine, with their villages.  33 In the lowland, Eshtaol, and Zorah, and Ashnah,  34 and Zanoah, and En Gannim, Tappuah, and Enam,  35 Jarmuth, and Adullam, Socoh, and Azekah,  36 and Shaaraim, and Adithaim, and Gederah, and Gederothaim; fourteen cities with their villages.  37 Zenan, and Hadashah, and Migdal-gad,  38 and Dilean, and Mizpeh, and Joktheel,  39 Lachish, and Bozkath, and Eglon,  40 and Cabbon, and Lahmam, and Chitlish,  41 and Gederoth, Beth Dagon, and Naamah, and Makkedah; sixteen cities with their villages.  42 Libnah, and Ether, and Ashan,  43 and Iphtah, and Ashnah, and Nezib,  44 and Keilah, and Achzib, and Mareshah; nine cities with their villages.  45 Ekron, with its towns and its villages;  46 from Ekron even to the sea, all that were by the side of Ashdod, with their villages.  47 Ashdod, its towns and its villages; Gaza, its towns and its villages; to the brook of Egypt, and the great sea, and the border of it48 In the hill-country, Shamir, and Jattir, and Socoh,  49 and Dannah, and Kiriath Sannah (the same is Debir),  50 and Anab, and Eshtemoh, and Anim,  51 and Goshen, and Holon, and Giloh; eleven cities with their villages.  52 Arab, and Dumah, and Eshan,  53 and Janim, and Beth Tappuah, and Aphekah,  54 and Humtah, and Kiriath Arba (the same is Hebron), and Zior; nine cities with their villages.  55 Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and Jutah,  56 and Jezreel, and Jokdeam, and Zanoah,  57 Kain, Gibeah, and Timnah; ten cities with their villages.  58 Halhul, Beth Zur, and Gedor,  59 and Maarath, and Beth Anoth, and Eltekon; six cities with their villages.  60 Kiriath Baal (the same is Kiriath Jearim), and Rabbah; two cities with their villages.  61 In the wilderness, Beth Arabah, Middin, and Secacah,  62 and Nibshan, and the City of Salt, and En Gedi; six cities with their villages.  63 As for the Jebusites, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the children of Judah couldn't drive them out: but the Jebusites dwell with the children of Judah at Jerusalem to this day.

Joshua 16

1 The lot came out for the children of Joseph from the Jordan at Jericho, at the waters of Jericho on the east, even the wilderness, going up from Jericho through the hill-country to Bethel;  2 and it went out from Bethel to Luz, and passed along to the border of the Archites to Ataroth;  3 and it went down westward to the border of the Japhletites, to the border of Beth Horon the lower, even to Gezer; and the goings out of it were at the sea.  4 The children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance.  5 The border of the children of Ephraim according to their families was thus: the border of their inheritance eastward was Ataroth Addar, to Beth Horon the upper;  6 and the border went out westward at Michmethath on the north; and the border turned about eastward to Taanath Shiloh, and passed along it on the east of Janoah;  7 and it went down from Janoah to Ataroth, and to Naarah, and reached to Jericho, and went out at the Jordan.  8 From Tappuah the border went along westward to the brook of Kanah; and the goings out of it were at the sea. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Ephraim according to their families;  9 together with the cities which 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.  10 They didn't drive out the Canaanites who lived in Gezer: but the Canaanites dwell in the midst of Ephraim to this day, and are become servants to do forced labor.

Joshua 17

1 This was the lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph. As for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead, because he was a man of war, therefore he had Gilead and Bashan.  2 So 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 They came near before Eleazar the priest, and before Joshua the son of Nun, and before the princes, saying, Yahweh commanded Moses to give us an inheritance among our brothers: therefore according to the commandment of Yahweh he gave them an inheritance among the brothers of their father.  5 There fell ten parts to Manasseh, besides the land of Gilead and Bashan, which is beyond the Jordan;  6 because the daughters of Manasseh had an inheritance among his sons. The land of Gilead belonged to the rest of the sons of Manasseh.  7 The border of Manasseh was from Asher to Michmethath, which is before Shechem; and the border went along to the right hand, to the inhabitants of En Tappuah.  8 The land of Tappuah belonged to Manasseh; but Tappuah on the border of Manasseh belonged to the children of Ephraim.  9 The border went down to 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 of it were at the sea:  10 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 east.  11 Manasseh had in Issachar and in 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, even the three heights.  12 Yet the children of Manasseh couldn't drive out the inhabitants of those cities; but the Canaanites would dwell in that land.  13 It happened, when the children of Israel had grown strong, that they put the Canaanites to forced labor, and didn't utterly drive them out.  14 The children of Joseph spoke to Joshua, saying, Why have you given me but one lot and one part for an inheritance, seeing I am a great people, because hitherto Yahweh has blessed me?  15 Joshua said to them, If you are a great people, go up to the forest, and cut down for yourself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the Rephaim; since the hill-country of Ephraim is too narrow for you.  16 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 they who are in Beth-shean and its towns, and they who are in the valley of Jezreel.  17 Joshua spoke to the house of Joseph, even to Ephraim and to Manasseh, saying, You are a great people, and have great power; you shall not have one lot only:  18 but the hill-country shall be yours; for though it is a forest, you shall cut it down, and the goings out of it shall be your; for you shall drive out the Canaanites, though they have chariots of iron, and though they are strong.

Joshua 18

1 The whole congregation of the children of Israel assembled themselves together at Shiloh, and set up the tent of meeting there: and the land was subdued before them.  2 There remained among the children of Israel seven tribes, which had not yet divided their inheritance.  3 Joshua said to the children of Israel, How long are you slack to go in to possess the land, which Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has given you?  4 Appoint for you three men of each tribe: and I will send them, and they shall arise, and walk through the land, and describe it according to their inheritance; and they shall come to me.  5 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 on the north.  6 You shall describe the land into seven portions, and bring the description here to me; and I will cast lots for you here before Yahweh our God.  7 For the Levites have no portion among you; for the priesthood of Yahweh is their inheritance: and Gad and Reuben and the half-tribe of Manasseh have received their inheritance beyond the Jordan eastward, which Moses the servant of Yahweh gave them.  8 The men arose, and went: and Joshua charged those who 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 Yahweh in Shiloh.  9 The men went and passed through the land, and described it by cities into seven portions in a book; and they came to Joshua to the camp at Shiloh.  10 Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before Yahweh: and there Joshua divided the land to the children of Israel according to their divisions.  11 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 Joseph.  12 Their border on the north quarter was from the 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 of it were at the wilderness of Beth Aven.  13 The border passed along from there to Luz, to the side of Luz (the same is Bethel), southward; and the border went down to Ataroth Addar, by the mountain that lies on the south of Beth Horon the lower.  14 The border extended there, and turned about on the west quarter southward, from the mountain that lies before Beth Horon southward; and the goings out of it were at Kiriath Baal (the same is Kiriath Jearim), a city of the children of Judah: this was the west quarter.  15 The south quarter was from the uttermost part of Kiriath Jearim; and the border went out westward, and went out to the spring of the waters of Nephtoah;  16 and the border went down to the uttermost part of the mountain that lies before the valley of the son of Hinnom, which is in the valley of Rephaim northward; and it went down to the valley of Hinnom, to the side of the Jebusite southward, and went down to En Rogel;  17 and it extended northward, and went out at En Shemesh, and went out to Geliloth, which is over against the ascent of Adummim; and it went down to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben;  18 and it passed along to the side over against the Arabah northward, and went down to the Arabah;  19 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 the Jordan: this was the south border.  20 The Jordan was the border of it on the east quarter. This was the inheritance of the children of Benjamin, by the borders of it round about, according to their families.  21 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 Bethel,  23 and Avvim, and Parah, and Ophrah,  24 and Chephar Ammoni, and Ophni, and Geba; twelve cities with their villages:  25 Gibeon, and Ramah, and Beeroth,  26 and Mizpeh, and Chephirah, and Mozah,  27 and Rekem, and Irpeel, and Taralah,  28 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.

Joshua 19

1 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 children of Judah.  2 They had for their inheritance Beersheba, or Sheba, and Moladah,  3 and Hazar Shual, and Balah, and Ezem,  4 and Eltolad, and Bethul, and Hormah,  5 and Ziklag, and Beth Marcaboth, and Hazar Susah,  6 and Beth Lebaoth, and Sharuhen; thirteen cities with their villages:  7 Ain, Rimmon, and Ether, and Ashan; four cities with their villages:  8 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 families.  9 Out of the part of the children of Judah was the inheritance of the children of Simeon; for the portion of the children of Judah was too much for them: therefore the children of Simeon had inheritance in the midst of their inheritance.  10 The third lot came up for the children of Zebulun according to their families; and the border of their inheritance was to Sarid;  11 and their border went up westward, even to Maralah, and reached to Dabbesheth; and it reached to the brook that is before Jokneam;  12 and it turned from Sarid eastward toward the sunrise to the border of Chisloth Tabor; and it went out to Daberath, and went up to Japhia;  13 and from there it passed along eastward to Gath Hepher, to Eth-kazin; and it went out at Rimmon which stretches to Neah;  14 and the border turned about it on the north to Hannathon; and the goings out of it were at the valley of Iphtah El;  15 and Kattath, and Nahalal, and Shimron, and Idalah, and Bethlehem: twelve cities with their villages.  16 This is the inheritance of the children of Zebulun according to their families, these cities with their villages.  17 The fourth lot came out for Issachar, even for the children of Issachar according to their families.  18 Their border was to Jezreel, and Chesulloth, and Shunem,  19 and Hapharaim, and Shion, and Anaharath,  20 and Rabbith, and Kishion, and Ebez,  21 and Remeth, and Engannim, and En Haddah, and Beth Pazzez,  22 and the border reached to Tabor, and Shahazumah, and Beth-shemesh; and the goings out of their border were at the Jordan: sixteen cities with their villages.  23 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Issachar according to their families, the cities with their villages.  24 The fifth lot came out for the tribe of the children of Asher according to their families.  25 Their border was Helkath, and Hali, and Beten, and Achshaph,  26 and Allammelech, and Amad, and Mishal; and it reached to Carmel westward, and to Shihorlibnath;  27 and it turned toward the sunrise to Beth Dagon, and reached to Zebulun, and to the valley of Iphtah El northward to Beth Emek and Neiel; and it went out to Cabul on the left hand,  28 and Ebron, and Rehob, and Hammon, and Kanah, even to great Sidon;  29 and the border turned to Ramah, and to the fortified city of Tyre; and the border turned to Hosah; and the goings out of it were at the sea by the region of Achzib;  30 Ummah also, and Aphek, and Rehob: twenty-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.  32 The sixth lot came out for the children of Naphtali, even for the children of Naphtali according to their families.  33 Their border was from Heleph, from the oak in Zaanannim, and Adaminekeb, and Jabneel, to Lakkum; and the goings out of it were at the Jordan;  34 and the border turned westward to Aznoth Tabor, and went out from there to Hukkok; and it reached to Zebulun on the south, and reached to Asher on the west, and to Judah at the Jordan toward the sunrise.  35 The fortified cities were Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Chinnereth,  36 and Adamah, and Ramah, and Hazor,  37 and Kedesh, and Edrei, and En Hazor,  38 Iron, and Migdal-el, Horem, and Beth Anath, and Beth-shemesh; nineteen cities with their villages.  39 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Naphtali according to their families, the cities with their villages.  40 The seventh lot came out for the tribe of the children of Dan according to their families.  41 The border of their inheritance was Zorah, and Eshtaol, and Irshemesh,  42 and Shaalabbin, and Aijalon, and Ithlah,  43 and Elon, and Timnah, and Ekron,  44 and Eltekeh, and Gibbethon, and Baalath,  45 and Jehud, and Bene-berak, and Gath-rimmon,  46 and Me-jarkon, and Rakkon, with the border over against Joppa.  47 The border of the children of Dan went out beyond them; for the children of Dan went up and fought against Leshem, and took it, and struck it with the edge of the sword, and possessed it, and lived therein, and called Leshem, Dan, after the name of Dan their father.  48 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Dan according to their families, these cities with their villages.  49 So they made an end of distributing the land for inheritance by the borders of it; and the children of Israel gave an inheritance to Joshua the son of Nun in the midst of them:  50 according to the commandment of Yahweh they gave him the city which he asked, even Timnathserah in the hill-country of Ephraim; and he built the city, and lived therein.  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 Yahweh, at the door of the tent of meeting. So they made an end of dividing the land.

Joshua 20

1 Yahweh spoke to Joshua, saying,  2 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Assign you the cities of refuge, whereof I spoke to you by Moses,  3 that the manslayer who kills any person unwittingly and unawares may flee there: and they shall be to you for a refuge from the avenger of blood.  4 He shall flee to one of those cities, and shall stand at the entrance of the gate of the city, and declare his cause in the ears of the elders of that city; and they shall take him into the city to them, and give him a place, that he may dwell among them.  5 If the avenger of blood pursue after him, then they shall not deliver up the manslayer into his hand; because he struck his neighbor unawares, and didn't hate him before.  6 He shall dwell in that city, until he stand before the congregation for judgment, until the death of the high priest that shall be in those days: then shall the manslayer return, and come to his own city, and to his own house, to the city from whence he fled.  7 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) in the hill-country of Judah.  8 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 Manasseh.  9 These were the appointed cities for all the children of Israel, and for the stranger who sojourns among them, that whoever kills any person unwittingly might flee there, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he stood before the congregation.

Joshua 21:1-45

1 Then came near the heads of fathers' houses of the Levites to Eleazar the priest, and to Joshua the son of Nun, and to the heads of fathers' houses of the tribes of the children of Israel;  2 and they spoke to them at Shiloh in the land of Canaan, saying, Yahweh commanded Moses to give us cities to dwell in, with the suburbs of it for our cattle.  3 The children of Israel gave to the Levites out of their inheritance, according to the commandment of Yahweh, these cities with their suburbs.  4 The lot came out for the families of the Kohathites: and the children of Aaron the priest, who 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.  5 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.  6 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.  7 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.  8 The children of Israel gave by lot to the Levites these cities with their suburbs, as Yahweh commanded by Moses.  9 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; for theirs was the first lot.  11 They gave them Kiriath Arba, which Arba was the father of Anak (the same is Hebron), in the hill-country of Judah, with the suburbs of it round about it.  12 But the fields of the city, and the villages of it, gave they to Caleb the son of Jephunneh for his possession.  13 To the children of Aaron the priest they gave Hebron with its suburbs, the city of refuge for the manslayer, and Libnah with its suburbs,  14 and Jattir with its suburbs, and Eshtemoa with its suburbs,  15 and Holon with its suburbs, and Debir with its suburbs,  16 and Ain with its suburbs, and Juttah with its suburbs, and Beth-shemesh with its suburbs; nine cities out of those two tribes.  17 Out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with its suburbs, Geba with its suburbs,  18 Anathoth with its suburbs, and Almon with its suburbs; four cities.  19 All the cities of the children of Aaron, the priests, were thirteen cities with their suburbs.  20 The families of the children of Kohath, the Levites, even the rest of the children of Kohath, they had the cities of their lot out of the tribe of Ephraim.  21 They gave them Shechem with its suburbs in the hill-country of Ephraim, the city of refuge for the manslayer, and Gezer with its suburbs,  22 and Kibzaim with its suburbs, and Beth Horon with its suburbs; four cities.  23 Out of the tribe of Dan, Elteke with its suburbs, Gibbethon with its suburbs,  24 Aijalon with its suburbs, Gath-rimmon with its suburbs; four cities.  25 Out of the half-tribe of Manasseh, Taanach with its suburbs, and Gath-rimmon with its suburbs; two cities.  26 All the cities of the families of the rest of the children of Kohath were ten with their suburbs.  27 To the children of Gershon, of the families of the Levites, out of the half-tribe of Manasseh they gave Golan in Bashan with its suburbs, the city of refuge for the manslayer, and Be-eshterah with its suburbs; two cities.  28 Out of the tribe of Issachar, Kishion with its suburbs, Daberath with its suburbs,  29 Jarmuth with its suburbs, En Gannim with its suburbs; four cities.  30 Out of the tribe of Asher, Mishal with its suburbs, Abdon with its suburbs,  31 Helkath with its suburbs, and Rehob with its suburbs; four cities.  32 Out of the tribe of Naphtali, Kedesh in Galilee with its suburbs, the city of refuge for the manslayer, and Hammothdor with its suburbs, and Kartan with its suburbs; three cities.  33 All the cities of the Gershonites according to their families were thirteen cities with their suburbs.  34 To the families of the children of Merari, the rest of the Levites, out of the tribe of Zebulun, Jokneam with its suburbs, and Kartah with its suburbs,  35 Dimnah with its suburbs, Nahalal with its suburbs; four cities.  36 Out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer with its suburbs, and Jahaz with its suburbs,  37 Kedemoth with its suburbs, and Mephaath with its suburbs; four cities.  38 Out of the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead with its suburbs, the city of refuge for the manslayer, and Mahanaim with its suburbs,  39 Heshbon with its suburbs, Jazer with its suburbs; four cities in all.  40 All these were the cities of the children of Merari according to their families, even the rest of the families of the Levites; and their lot was twelve cities.  41 All the cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the children of Israel were forty-eight cities with their suburbs.  42 These cities were every one with their suburbs round about them: thus it was with all these cities.  43 So Yahweh gave to Israel all the land which he swore to give to their fathers; and they possessed it, and lived therein.  44 Yahweh gave them rest round about, according to all that he swore to their fathers: and there stood not a man of all their enemies before them; Yahweh delivered all their enemies into their hand.  45 There failed not anything of any good thing which Yahweh had spoken to the house of Israel; all came to pass.

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