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204 The cities of Judah.


The lot of Manasseh. lages, Gaza, with her towns and her vil- | Ataroth, and to Naarath, and came to lages, unto the river of Egypt, and the Jericho, and went out at Jordan. great sea, and the border thereof :

8 The border went out from Tappuah 48 | And in the mountains, Shamur, | westward unto the river Kanah; and the and Jattir, and Socoh,

goings out thereof were at the sea. This 49 And Dannah, and Kirjath-sannah, is the inheritance of the tribe of the chilwhich is Debir,

dren of Ephraim by their families. 50 And Anab, and Eshtemoh, and 9 And the separate cities for the chilAnim,

dren of Ephraim were among the in51 And Goshen, and Holon, and Gi- || heritance of the children of Manasseh, all. loh ; eleven cities with their villages : the cities with their villages.

52 Arab, and Dumah, and Eshean, 10 And they drave not out the Ca

53 And Janum, and Beth-tappuah, naanites that dwelt in Gezer : but the Caand Aphekah,

naanites dwell among the Ephraimites 54 And Humtah, and Kirjath-arba unto this day, and serve under tribute. (which is Hebron) and Zior ; nine cities

CHAP. XVII. with their villages :

1 The lot of Manasseh. 7 His coast. 12 55 Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and Juttah, The Canaanites not driven out. 14 The

56 And Jezreel, and Jokdeam, and children of Joseph obtain another lor. Zanoah,

THERE was also a lot for the tribe of 57 Cain, Gibeah, and Timnah ; ten IT Manasseh ; for he was the first-boin cities with their villages :

of Joseph ; to wit, for Machir the first58 Halhul, Beth-zur, and Gedor, born of Manasseh, the father of Gilead : 59 And Maarath, and Beth-anoth, and because he was a man of war, therefore Eltekon ; six cities with their villages: he had Gilead and Bashan.

60 Kirjath-baal (which is Kirjath-jea W 2 There was also a lot for the rest of rim) and Rabbah; two cities with their the children of Manasseh by their famivillages :

lies; for the children of Abiezer, and for 61°In the wilderness, Beth-arabah, the children of Heick, and for the chilMiddin, and Secacah,

dren of Azriel, and for the children of 62 And Nibshan, and the city of salt, Shechem, and for the children of Hepher, and En-gedi; six cities with their villages. and for the childron of Shemida : these

63 As for the Jebusites, the inhabit were the male children of Manasseh the ants of Jerusalem, the children of Judah son of Joseph by their families. could not drive them out : but the Jebu 3 But Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, sites dwell with the children of Judah at the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the Jerusalem unto this day.

son of Manasseh, had no sons, but daughs CHAP. XVI.

ters: and these are the names of his 1 The generalborders of the sons of Joseph. daughters, Mahlah, and Noah, Hoglah, 5 The border of the inheritance of Eph-|| Milcah, and Tirzah. raim. 10 The Canaanites not conquered. || 4 And they came near before Eleazar AND the lot of the children of Joseph || the priest, and before Joshua the son of A fell from Jordan by Jericho, unto Nun, and before the princes, saying, The the water of Jericho on the east, to the LORD commanded Moses to give us an wilderness that goeth up from Jericho | inheritance among our brethren : therethroughout mount Beth-el,

fore according to the commandment of 2 And goeth out from Beth-el to Luz, || the LORD he gave them an inheritance and passeth along unto the borders of Ar among the brethren of their father. chi to Ataroth,

5 And there fell ten portions to Manas3 And goeth down westward to the |seh, beside the land of Gilead and Bashan, coast of Japhleti, unto the coast of Beth- which were on the other side Jordan ; horon the nether, and to Gezer: and the 6 Because the daughters of Manassch goings out thereof are at the sea.

had an inheritance among his sons; and 4 So the children of Joseph, Manasseh | the rest of Manasseh's sons had the land and Ephraim, took their inheritance. of Gilead.

5 [ And the border of the children of 7 | And the coast of Manasseh was Ephraim according to their families was || from Asher to Michmethah, that lieth tkus : even the border of their inheritance before Shechem ; and the border went on the east side was Ataroth-adar, unto alapg on the right hand unto the inhabitBeth-horon the upper ;

ants of En-tappuah. 6 And the border wer:t out toward the 8 Now Manasseh had the land of Tapsea to Michmethah on the north side; and puah : but Tappual on the border of the border went about eastward unto Manasseh belonged to the children of ETaanath-shiloh, and passed by it on the phraim ; east to Janohah;

' 9 And the coast descended unto the 7 And it went down from Janohah to Il river Kanah, southward of the river.

The Curaanites not driven out. CHAP. xvill. The land divided by lot. 205 These cities of Ephraim are among the || 3 And Joshua said unto the children of cities of Manasseh : the coast of Manassen Israel, How long are ye slack to go to posalso was on the north side of the river. || sess the land which the LORD God of and the out-goings of it were at the sea : || your fathers hath given you?

10 Southward it was Ephraim's, and 4 Give out from among you three men northward it was Manasseh's, and the || for each tribe: and I will send them, and sea is his border ; and they met together they shall rise, and go through the land, in Asher on the north, and in Issachar | and describe it according to the inherits on the east.

ance of them, and they shall come again 11 And Manasseh had in Issachar and to me. in Asher Beth-shean and her towns, and 5 And they shall divide it into seven Ibleam and her towns, and the inhabit parts: Judah shall abide in their coast on ants of Dor and her towns, and the in-| the south, and the house of Joseph shall habitants of En-clor and her towns, and abide in their coast on the north, the inhabitants of Taanach and her towns, 6 Ye shall therefore describe the land and the inhabitants of Megiddo and her into seven parts, and bring the description towns, even three countries.

|| hither to me, that I may cast lots for you 12 Yet the children of Manasseh | here before the LORD our God. could not drive out the inhabitants of 7 But the Levites have no part among thote cities; but the Canaanites would you ; for the priesthood of the LORD is dwell in that land.

their inheritance. And Gad, and Reu13 Yet it came to pass, when the chil ben, and half the tribe of Manasseh, have dren of Israel were waxen strong, that received their inheritance beyond Jordan they put the Canaanites to tribute ; but | on the east, which Moses the servant of did not utterly drive them out.

|| the LORD gave them. 14 And the children of Joseph spake un 89 And the men arose, and went away: to Joshua, saying, Why hast thou given me and Joshua charged them that went to but one lot and one portion to inherit, see- || describe the land, saying, Go, and walk ing I am a great people, forasmuch as through the land, and describe it, and the LORD hath blessed me hitherto? come again to me, that I may here cast

15 And Joshua answered them, If thou || lots for you before the LORD in Shiloh. be a great people, then get thee up to the 9 And the men went and passed through wood country, and cut down for thyself the land, and described it by cities into there in the land of the Perizzites and of seven parts in a book, and came again to the giants, if mount Ephraim be too nar Joshua to the host at Shiloh. row for thee.

10 I And Joshua cast lots for them in 16 And the children of Joseph said, || Shiloh before the LORD: and there JoshThe hill is not enough for us : and all the ua divided the land unto the children of Canaanites that dwell in the land of the || Israel according to their divisions. valley have chariots of iron, both they who 11 | And the lot of the tribe of the chilare of Beth-shean and her towns, and they | dren of Benjamin caine up according to who are of the valley of Jezreel.

their families : and the coast of their lot 17 And Joshua spake unto the house of came forth between the children of JuJoseph, even to Ephraim and to Manas- dah and the children of Joseph. seh, saying, Thou art a great people, and 12 And their border on the north sido hast great power: thou shalt not have one was from Jordan ; and the border went lot only :

up to the side of Jericho on the north siile, 18 But the mountain shall be thine; for and went up through the mountains westit is a wood, and thou shalt cut it down : ward ; and the goings out thereof were and the out-goings of it shall be thine : || at the wilderness of Beth-aven. for thou shalt drive out the Canaanites, l 13 And the border went over from though thcy have iron chariots, and thence toward Luz, to the side of Luz though they be strong

(which is Beth-el) southward ; and the *** CHAP. XVIII.

border descended to Ataroth-aclar, near 1 The tabernacle is set up at Shiloh. 2 || the hill that lieth on the south side of the

The remainder of the land is described, nether Beth-horon. 10 and divided by lots. 21 The cities 14 And the borcler was drawn thence, of Benjamin.

and compassed the corner of the sca AND the whole congregation of the southwari, froin the hill that licth ben children of Israel assembled togeth fore Beth-horon southward ; and the er at Shiloh, and set up the tabernacle of goings out thereof were at Kirjath-baal the congregation there : and the land (which is Kirjath-jcarim) a city of the was subdued before them.

|| children of Judah. This was thic west 2 And there remained among the chil- l quarter... dren of Israel seven tribes, which had not 15 And tlie sonth quarter was froin yet receired their inheritance,

die end of Kirjath-jeariin, and the bor


206 The cities of Benjamin. JOSHUA. The lot of Zebulun, &c. der went out on the west, and went out to il 6 And Beth-lebaoth, and Sharuhen; the well of water's of Nephtoah :

thirteen cities and their villages : 16 And the border came down to the 7 Ain, Remmon, and Ether, and Aend of the mountain that lieth before the shan; four cities and their villages : valley of the son of Hinnom, and which 8 And all the villages that were round is in the valley of the giants on the north, | about these cities to Baalath-beer, Ramath and descended to the valley of Hinnom, of the south. This is the inheritance of to the side of Jebusi on the south, and de- l the tribe of the children of Simeon acscended to En-rogel,

cording to their families. 17 And was drawn from the north, and || 9 Out of the portion of the children went forth to En-shemesh, and went forth | of Judah was the inheritance of the chiltoward Geliloth, which is over against the il dren of Simeon: for the part of the chilgoing up of Adummim, and descended to dren of Judah was too much for them : the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben, || therefore the children of Simeon had

18 And passed along toward the side their inheritance within the inheritance over against Arabah northward, and went of them. down unto Arabah :

10 | And the third lot came up for the 19 And the border passed along to the || children of Zebulun according to their side of Beth-hoglah northward: and the families : and the border of their inheritout-goings of the border were at the north ance was unto Sarid : bay of the salt sea at the south end of Jor 11 And their border went up toward dan. This was the south coast.

the sea, and Maralah, and reached to 20 And Jordan was the border of it on | Dabbasheth, and reached to the river that the east side. This was the inheritance is before Jokneam, of the children of Benjamin, by the coast 12 And turned from Sarid eastward, to thereof round about, according to their ward the sun-rising, unto the border of families.

Chisloth-tabor, and then goeth out to Da21 Now the cities of the tribe of the berath, and goeth up to Japhia, ehildren of Benjamin according to their 13 And from thence passeth on along families, were Jericho, and Beth-hoglah, on the east to Gittah-hepher, to Ittah-kaand the valley of Keziz,

zin, and goeth out to Remmon-methoar 22 And Beth-arabah, and Zemaraim, to Neah ; and Beth-el,

14 And the border compasseth it on 23 And Avim, and Parah, and Oph- || the north side to Hannathon : and the rah,

out-goings thereof are in the valley of 24 And Chephar-haammonai, and Oph Jiphthah-el: ni, and Gaba ; twelve cities with their 15 And Kattath, and Nahallal, and villages :

Shimron, and Idalah, and Beth-lehem ; 25 Gibeon, and Ramah, and Beeroth, twelve cities with their villages.

26 And Mizpeh, and Chephirah, and 16 This is the inheritance of the chilMozah,

dren of Zebulun according to their fami27 And Rekem, and Irpeel, and Tar- || lies, these cities with their villages. alah,

17 1 And the fourth lot came out to 28 And Zelah, Eleph, and Jebusi(which || Issachar, for the children of Issachar acis Jerusalem) Gibeath, and Kirjath; four cording to their families. teen cities with their villages. This is the 18 And their border was toward Jezinheritance of the children of Benjamin reel, and Chesulloth, and Shunem, according to their families.

19 And Hapharaim, and Shihon, and CHAP. XIX.

Anaharath, 1 The lot of Simeon, 10 of Zebulun, 17 of || 20 And Rabbith, and Kishion, and A

Issachar, 24 of Asher, 32 of Naphtali, bez, i 40 and of Dan. 49 The children of Is 21 And Remeth, and En-gannim, and raci give an inheritance to Joshua. En-haddah, and Beth-pazzez ; AND the second lot came forth to Sim 22 And the coast reacheth to Tabor, H eon, even for the tribe of the chil and Shahazimah, and Beth-shemesh; and dren of Simeon according to their fami the out-goings of their border were at Jorlies: and their inheritance was within the || dan : sixteen cities with their villages inheritance of the children of Judah.

23 This is the inheritance of the tribe 2 And they had in their inheritance, of the children of Issachar according Beer-sheba, and Sheba, and Moladah, to their families, the cities and their vil

3 And Hazar-shual, and Balah, and | lages. Azem,

24 And the fifth lot came out for the 4 And Eltolad, and Bethul, and Hor- | tribe of the children of Asher according mah,

to their families. 5 And Ziklag, and Beth-marcaboth, ll 25 And their border was Helkath, and and Hazar-susali,

| Hali, and Belen, and Achshaph,





The lot of Naphtali and Dan. CHAP. xx. The sir cities of refuge. 207

26 And Alammelech, and Amad, and il fore the children of Dan went up to fight Misheal; and reacheth to Carmel west- against Leshem, and took it, and smote ward, and to Shihor-libnath;

|| it with the edge of the sword, and pos27 And turneth toward the sun-rising sessed it, and dwelt therein, and called to Beth-dagon, and reacheth to Zebu- || Leshem, Dan, after the name of Dan their lun, and to the valley of Jiphthah-el to- | father. ward the north side of Beth-emek, and 48 This is the inheritance of the tribe Neiel, and goeth out to Cabul on the left of the children of Dan according to their

families, these cities with their villages. 28 And Hebron, and Rehob, and Ham- | 49 [ When they had made an end of mon, and Kanah, even unto great Zidon ; || dividing the land for inheritance by their

29 And then the coast turneth to || coasts, the children of Israel gave an inRamah, and to the strong city Tyre ; heritance to Joshua the son of Nun among and the coast turneth to Hosah: and the them: out-goings thereof are at the sea from 50 According to the word of the Lord the coast to Achzib :

they gave him the city which he asked, 30 Ummah also, and Aphek, and Re even Timnath-serah in mount Ephraim: bob : twenty and two cities with their and he built the city, and dwelt therein. villages.

51 These are the inheritances which 31 This is the inheritance of the tribe Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of of the children of Asher according to their Nun, and the heads of the fathers of the families, these cities with their villages. tribes of the children of Israel, divided

32 The sixth lot came cut to the for an inheritance by lot in Shiloh before children of Naphtali, even for the chil- || the LORD, at the door of the tabernacle dren of Naphtali according to their fami of the congregation. So they made an end lies.

of dividing the country. 53 And their coast was from Heleph,

CHAP. XX. from Allon to Zaanannim, and Adami, 1 God commandeth, 7 and the Israelites Nekeb, and Jabneel, unto Lakum ; and appoint six cities of refuge. the out-goings thereof were at Jordan : THE LORD also spake unto Joshua,

34 And then the coast turneth westward 1 saying, to Aznoth-tabor, and goeth out from 2 Speak to the children of Israel, saythence to Hukkok, and reacheth to Zeb- || ing, Appoint out for you cities of refuge, ulun on the south side, and reacheth to whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Asher on the west side, and to Judah up Moses : on Jordan toward the sun-rising.

3 That the slayer that killeth any per35 And the fenced cities are Ziddim, son unawares and unwittingly may flee Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Cin- i thither : and they shall be your refuge nereth,

from the avenger of blood. 36 And Adamah, and Ramah, and 1 4 And when he that doth flee unto one Hazor,

of those cities shall stand at the entering of 37 And Kedesh, and Edrei, and En the gate of the city, and shall declare his hazor,

cause in the ears of the elders of that city, 38 And Iron, and Migdal-el, Horem, they shall take him into the city unto them, and Beth-anath, and Beth-shemesh; nine and give him a place, that he may dwell teen cities with their villages.

among them." 39 This is the inheritance of the tribe 5 And, if the avenger of blood pursue of the children of Naphtali according to after him, then they shall not deliver the their families, the cities and their villages. slayer up into his hand; because he smote

40 And the seventh lot came out for his neighbour unwittingly, and hated him the tribe of the children of Dan according not before-time. to their families.

6 And he shall dwell in that city, until 41 And the coast of their inheritance he stand before the congregation for judgwas Zorah, and Eshtaol, and Ir-shemesh, ment, and until the death of the high

42 And Shaalabbin, and Ajalon, and priest that shall be in those days: then Jethlah,

shall the slayer return, and come unto his 43 And Elon, and Thimnathah, and own city, and unto his own house, unto Ekron,

the city from whence he fled. 44 And Eltekeh, and Gibbethon, and 1 7 | And they appointed Kadesh in GaBaalath,

lilee in mount Naphtali, and Shechem in 45 And Jehud, and Bene-berak, and mount Ephraim, and Kirjath-arba (which Gath-rimmon,

is Hebron) in the mountain of Judalı. 46 And Me-jarkon, and Rakkon, with 8 And on the other side Jordan by Jethe border before Japho.

richo eastward, they assigned Bezer in the 47 And the coast of the children of wilderness upon the plain out of the tribe Dan, went ont too little for them : there- l of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of

203 Forly eight cities given JOSHUA.

by lot io the Levites. the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan villages thereof, gave they to Caleb the out of the tribe of Manusceh.

son of Jerhunnel for his possession. 9 These were the cities appointed for 13 Thus they gave to the children of all the children of Israel, and for the Aaron the priest, Hebron with lier substranger that sojantieth among them, | urls, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; that whosoever killeth any person at una- || and Libnah with her suburbs, wares might flee thither, and not die by 14 And Jattir with her suburbs, and the hand of the avenger of blood, until he Eshtemoa with her suburbs, stood before the congregation.

15 And Holon with her suburbs, and CHAP. XXI.

Debir with her suburbs, 1 Eisht and forty cities given bu lot out 16 And Ain with her suburbs, and Jut

of the other tribes unto the Levites. || tah with her suburbs, and Beth-shemesh 43 God save the land and rest to the with her suburbs; nine cities out of those Israeli!(%.

two tribes.

.. THEN came near the heads of the fa- 17 And out of the tribe of Benjamin, T thers of the Levites unto Eleazar the Gibeon with her suburbs, Geba with her priest, and unto Joshua the son of Nun, || suburbs, and unto the heads of the fathers of the 18 Anathoth with her suburbs, and Altribes of the children of Israel ;

mon with her suburbs; four cities. 2 And they spake unto them at Shiloh : 19 All the cities of the children of Aain the land of Canaan, saying, The LORD | ron, the priest, were thirteen cities with commanded by the hand of Moses to give their suburbs. us cities to dwell in, with the suburbs 20 And the families of the children of thereof for our cattle.

Kohath, the Levites which remained of 3 And the children of Israel gave unto ihe children of Kohath, even they had the Levites out of their inheritance, at the l the cities of their lot out of the tribe of commandment of thc LORD, these cities Ephraim. and their suburbs.

21 For they give them Shechem with 4. And the lot came out for the families her suburbs in mount Ephraim, to be a of the Kohathites : and the children of city of refuge for the slayer; and Gezer Aaron the priest, which were of the Le with her suburbs, vites, had by lot out of the tribe of Judah, ll 22 And Kibzaim with her suburbs, and and out of the tribe of Simeon, and out | Beth-horon with her suburbs; four cities of the tribe of Benjamin, thirteen cities. 23 And out of the tribe of Dan, Elte

5 And the rest of the children of Ko keh with her suburbs, Gibbethon with hath had by lot out of the families of the || her suburbs, tribe of Ephraim, and out of the tribe 24 Ajalon with her suburbs, Gath-rimof Dan, and out of the half-tribe of Ma- | mon with her suburbs; four cities. nasseh, ten cities.

25 And out of the half-tribe of Manas6 And the children of Gershon had by seh, Taanach with her suburbs, and Gathlot out of the families of the tribe of Is- rimmon with her suburbs; two cities. sachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and l 26 All the cities were ten with their out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of suburbs, for the families of the children the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

27 | And unto the children of Gershon, 7 The children of Merari by their fa- of the families of the Levites, out of the milies had out of the tribe of Reuben, and other lialf-tribe of Manasseh they gave out of the tribe of Gac, and out of the Golan in Bashan with her suburbs, to be a tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

city of refuge for the slayer, and Becsh8 And the children of Israel gave by lot terah with her suburbs ; two cities. uinto the Levites these cities with their 28 And out of the tribe of Issachar, suburbs, as the LORD commanded by the Kishon with her suburbs, Dabareh with band of Moses.

her suburbs, 9 ? And they gave out of the tribe of 29 Jarmuth with her suburbs, En-ganthe children of Judah, and out of the nim with her suburbs; four cities. tribe of the children of Simeon, these ci- 30 And out of the tribe of Asher, ties which are here mentioned by name, Mishal with her suburbs, Abdon with

10 Which the children of Aaron, being her suburbs, of the families of the Kohathites, who 31 Helkath with her suburbs, and Rewere of the children of Levi, had : for hob with her suburbs ; four cities. theirs was the first lot.

32 And out of the tribe of Naphtali, 11 And they gave them the city of Kedesh in Galilee with her suburbs, to be Arba the father of Anak (which city is a city of refuge for the slayer; and HamHebron) in the hill country of Judah, with moth-dor with her suburbs, and Kartan the suburbs thereof round about it. with her suburbs ; three cities.

12 But the fields of the city, and the W 33 All the cities of the Gershonites,

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