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The lot of several tribes.

JOSUTA.

Joshurer's inheritanci. Simeon had their inheritance within tribe of the children of Asher accord the inheritance of them.

ing to their families, these cities with 10 I And the third lot came up for their villages. the children of Zebulun according to 32 9 The sixth lot came out to the their fanulies: and the border of their children of Naphtali, even for the chil. unheritance was unto Sarid :

dren of Naphtali according to their 11 And their border went up toward families. the sea, and Maralah, and reached to 33 And their coast was froin Haleph, Dabbasheth, and reached to the river from Allon to Zaananniin, and Adami, that is before Jokneam;

Nekeh, and Jabneel, uinto Lakum; and 19 And turned from Sarid eastward the out-goings thereof were at Jordan : Coward the sun-rising unto the border 34 And then the coast turneth westof Chisloth-tabor, and then goeth out ward to Aznoth-tabor, and goeth out to Daberath, and goeth up to Japhia, from thence to Hokkok, and reacheth

13 And from thence passeth on along to Zebulun on the south side, and on the east to Gittah-hiepber, to Ittab- reacheth to Asher on the west side, kazin, and goeth out to Remmon. and to Judab upon Jordan toward the metboar to Neah;

sun-rising. 14 And the border compasseth it on 35 And the fenced cities are Ziddim, the north side to Hannathon : and the Zur, and Hammath, Rakkath, and out-goings thereof are in the valley of Chinnereth, Jiphthab-el :

36 And Adamah, and Ramal, and 15 And Kattach, and Nahallal, and Hazor, Shimron, and Idalah, and Beth-lehem : 37 And Kedesh, and Edrei, and En. welve cities with their villages.

hazor, 16 This is the inheritance of the 39 And Iron, and Migdal-el, Horein, children of Zebulun, according to their and Beth-anath, and Beth-shemesh families, these cities with their villa- nineteen cities with their villages. ges.

39 This is the inheritance of the 17. And the fourth lot came out to tribe of the children of Naphtali acIssachar, for the children of Issachar according to their families, the cities cording to their families.

and their villages. 19 And their border was toward Jez 40 | And the seventh lot came out reel, and Chesulloth, and Shunem, for the tribe of the children of Dan

19 And Hapharaim, and Shibon, and according to their families. Anabarath,

41 And the coast of their inherita 20 And Rabbith, and Kishion, and ance was Zorah, and Eshtaol, and irAbez,

shemesh, 21 And Remeth, and En-gandim, 42 And Sbaalabbio, and Ajalon, and and En-haddah, and Beth-pazzer; Jethlab,

92 And the coast reacherh to Tabor, 43 And Elon, and Thimnatbah, and and Shahazimah, and Beth-shemesh; Ekron, and the out-goings of their border were 44 And Eltekeh, and Gibbethon, at Jordan : sixteen cities with their and Baalath, villages.

45 And Jehud, and Bene-berak, and 23 This is the inheritance of the Gath-rimmon, tribe of the children of Issachar ac. 46 And Me-jarkon, and Rakkon, cording to their families, the cities with the horder before Japho. and their villages.

47 And the coast of the children of 94 And the fifth lot came out for Dan, went out too little for thein : the tribe of the cbildren of Asher ac- therefore the children of Dan went up cording to their families.

to fight against Leshem, and took it, 25 And their border was Helkath, and sinote it with the edge of the and Hali, and Beten, and Achshaph, sword, and possessed it, and dwelt

26 And Alammelech, and Ainad, therein, and called l.eshem, Dan, as. and Misheal; and reacheth to Carmelter the name of Dan their father. westward, and to Shihor-libnath ; 49 This is the inheritance o

27 And turneth toward the sun-rising tribe of the children of Dan according to Beth-dagon, and reacheth to Zebu-to their families, these cities with lun, and to the valley of Jiphthah-el to their villages ward the north side of Beth-emek, and 49 & When they had made an end Neiel, and goeth out to Cabul on the of dividing the land for inheritanca left band,

by their coasts, the children of Israel 28 And Hebron, and Rehob, and gave an inheritance to Joshua the son Hammon, and Kanah, even unto great of Nun among then: Zidon ;

50 According to the word of the 29 And then the coast turneth to LORD they gave him the city which be Ramah, and to the strong city Tyre; asked, even Timnath-serah in mount and the coast turneth to Hosah ; and Epéraim: and he built the city, and the out-goings thereof are at the sea dwelt therein. from the coast to Achzib :

51 These are the inheritances, which 30 Viinats also, and Aphek, and Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son Rehob: twenty and two cities wish of Nun, and the heads of the fathers their villages.

of the tribes of the children of Israel, 8. This is the inheritance of the divided for an inheritance by lot in

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The sis cities of refuge. CHAP. XX, XXI. Cits given to the Leuiter. Shiloh before the LORD, at the door, the tribe of Judah, and out of the of tbe tabernacle of the congregation, tribe of Simcon, and out of the tribe So they made an end of dividing the of Benjamin, thirteen cities. country.

5 And the rest of the children of CHAP. XX.

Kohath had by lot out of the faurilles THE LORD aiso spake unto Joskua, of the tribe o: Ephraim, and out of the

tribe of Dan, and out oi the half-tribe 2 Speak to the children of Israel, of Manasseh, ten cities. saying, Appoint out for you cities of 6 And the chilien of Gershon had Teluge, wbereof i spake unto you by by lot out of the families of the uthe the hand of Moses :

of Issachar, and out of the trite of 3 That tue slayer that killeth any Asher, and out of the tribe of Napbperson unawares and unwittingly may tali, and out of the half-tribe of Nafee thither; and they shall be your nasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities. refuge from the avenger of blood. 7 The children of Merari by their fa.

And when he that doth dee unto milies had out of the tribe of Reuben, one of those cities shall stand at the and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of entering of the gate of the city, and the tribe of Zebulun, twelse cities. shall declare his cause in the ears of 8 And the children of Israel gave hy the elders of that city, they shall take lot unto the Levites these cities with him into the city unto them, and give their suburbs, as the LORD commandlum a place, that he inay dwell among ed by the hand of Moses. them.

9. And they gave out of the tribe of s And If the avenger of blood pursue the children of Judah, and out of the after him, then they shall not deliver tribe of the children of Simeon, these the slayer up into his hand : Decause cities which are here nientioned by be smote his neighbour unwittingly, name, and hated him not before-time.

10 Which the children of Aaron, 6 Aad he shall dwell in that city, being of the families of the Kohathites, until he stand before the congregation who were of the children of Levi, had for judginent, and until the death of for theirs was the first lot. the high priest that shall be in those !! And they gave them the city of days : then shalt the slayer return, Arba the father of Anak, which city is and come unto his own city, and unto Hebron, in the hill-country of Judah, his own house, unto the city from with the suburbs thereof round about wberce he fled.

7. And they appointed Kedesh in 19 But the fields of the city, and the Galilee in mount Naphtali, and She villages thereoi, gave :bey to Caleb chem in mount Ephraim, and Kirjath the son of Jephunncb, for his posarba, which is Hebron, in the mouo- session. tain of Judah.

131 Thus they gave to the children . And on the other side Jordan by of Aaron the priest Hebron with her Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the in the wilderness upon the plain out slaver , and Libnah with her suburbs, of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth 14 And Jattir with her suburbs, in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and and Eshtemoa with her suburbs, Goian in Bashan out of the tribe of 15 And Holon with her suburbs, and Manasseh.

Debir with her suburbs, 9 These were the cities appointed 16 And Ain with her suburbs, and for ali the children of Israel, and for Juttah with her suburbs, and Beththe stranger that sojourneth ainong shemesh with her suburbs; nine cities them, that whosoever killeth any per- out of those two tribes. son at unawares inigkt flee thither, 17 And out of the tribe of Benjamin, and not die by the hand of the avenger Gibeon with her suburbs, Geba with of blood, uatil he stocd before the her suburts, congregation.

19 Anathoth with her suburbs, and CHAP. XXI.

Almon with her suburbs; four cities. THEN came near the heads of the 19 All the cities of the children of

fathers of the Lerites unto Eleazar Aaron, the priests, were thurteea cities the priest, and unto Joshua the son of with their suburos Nun, and unto the beads of the fathers 20 And the families of the children of the tribes of the children of Israel of Kohath, the Levites which reinain

2 And they spake unto them at Shi- ed of the children of Kobath, even lob in the land of Canaan, saying, The they had the cities of their ot out of LORD commanded by the hand of the tribe of Epbrain. Moses to give us cities to dwell in, 2! For they gave them Suechem with the suburbs thereof for our cattle with her suburbs in mount Ephraim,

3 And the children of Israel gave to be a city of refuge for the slayer ; unlo the Levites out of their inherit and Gezer with her suburbs, ance, at the commandment of the 99 And Kibzaim with her suburbs, LORD, these cities and their suburbs. and Beth-horon with her suburbs;

4 And the lot came out for the fa- four cilies. milies of the Kobathites : and the 23 And out of tberite of Dan, Elchildren of Aaron the priest, which lekels with her suburbs, Gibbetbox

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Land and rest given to the Israeliles. JOSHUA. The allar of testimony.

91 Ajalon with ger suburbs, Gath- good thing which the LORD bz rimmon with her suburbs ; four cities. sroken unto the house of Israel: ati

25 And out of the half-tribe of Ma- came to pass. nasse!, Taanach with her suburbs, and

CHAP. XXII. liath-rimmon with her suburtus ; twoj THEN Joshua called the Reubenites. Cities.

and 25 All the cities were ten, with their of Manasseh, suburis, for the families of the chil 2 And said unto them, Ye have kept dren or Kohath that reinained.

all that Moses the servant of the LORD 97 Aud unto the children of Ger-coinmanded you, and have obeyed my shon, of the families of the Levites, voice in all that I commanded you : out of the other half-tribe of Manasseh, 3 Ye have not left your brethren thew gare Golan in Bastian with her these inany days unto this day, but suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the have kept the charge of the comslaver; and Beesb-terah with her mandment of the LORD your God. Suburbs; two cities,

4 And now the LORD your God barb 28 And out of the tribe of Issachar, given rest unto your brethren, as he Kishon with her suburbs, Dabareh promised them; therefore now returna with her suburbs,

ye, and get ye unto your tents, an: 29 Jarmuth with her suburbs, En- unto the land of your possession, gannin with her suburbs, four cities. which Moses the servant of the LORD

30 And out of the tribe of Asher, gave you on the other side Jordan. Mishal with her suburbs, Abdon with 5 But take diligent heed to do the Iter suburbs,

commandment and the law, which 31 Helkath with her suburbs, and Moses the servant of the LORD charged Rehob with her suberbs ; four cities. you, to love the LORD your God, and

32 And out of the tribe of Naphtan, to walk in all his ways, and to keep Kedesh in Galilee with her suburbs, Lohis commandments, and to cleave unto tc a city of refuge for the slayer; and him, and to serve him with all your Hamnioth-dor with her suburbs, and heart and with all your soul. Kartan with her suburbs; three cities. 6 So Joshua blessed them, and sent

33 All the cities of the Gershonites thein away: and they went unto their according to their families were thir-tents. teen cities with their suburbs.

7 | Now to the one half of the tribe of 34 1 And unto the families of the Manasseh Moses had given possession children of Merari, the rest of the Le-in Bashan : but unto the other lialt vites, out of the tribe of Zehulun, Jok- thereof gave Joshua among their bre. beam with her suburbs, and Kartah/thren on this side Jordan westward. with her suburbs,

And when Joshua sent them away also 35 Dimnah with her suburbs, Naha. unto their tents, then he blessed them, lal with her suburbs ; four cities.

8 And be spake unto them, saying, 36 And ou of the tribe of Reuben, Return with inuch riches unto your Bezer with her suburbs, and Jahazah tents, and with very mucb cattle, with her suburbs,

with silver, and with gold, and with 37 Kedemoth with her suburbs, and brass, and with iron, and with very Mephaath with her suburbs; for much raiment : divide the spoil of cities.

your enemies with your brethren. 38 And cut of the trioe of Gad, Ra 9 Ard the children of Reuben, and moth in Gilead with her suburbs, to be the children of Gad, and the half-tribe a city of refuge for the slayer, and of Manasseh, returned, and departed Mahanaim with her suburbs,

from the children of Israel out of Shr 39 Hestbon with hier sul urbs, Jazer loh, which is in the land of Canaan with her suburbs ; tour cities in all. to go unto the country of Gilead, to

40 So all the cities for the children the land of their possession, whereof of Merari by their families, which they were possessed, according to the were remaining of the families of the word of the LORD by the hand of Lerites, were by their lot twelve cities. Moses.

41 All the cities of the Levites 10 ? And when they came unto the within the possession of the children of borelers of Jordan, that are in the land Israel were forty and eight cities with of Canaan, the children of Reuben, and their suburbs.

the children of Gad, and the half-tribe 49 These cities were every one with of Manassen, built there an altar by Dicir suburbs round about ihem : thus Jordar., a great altar to see to. were all these cities.

11 T And the children of Israel heard 43" And the LORD gave unto Israel say, Behold, the children of Reuben, all the land which he sware to give and the children of Gad, and the ball unto their fathers; and they possessed tribe of Manasseh, have built an altar it, and dwelt therein.

over against the land of Canaan, in 4 And the LORD gave, then rest the borders of Jordan, at the passage roud about, according to all that he of the children of Israel. sware unto their futhers; ani there 19 And when the children of Israel sisod not a man o: all their enemies neard of it, the whole congregation oi betore them. the LORD delivered all the children of Israel gathered them 0.my enemies into their nand. selves together at Shilub, to go up to

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Contention concerning

CHAP. XXIII. the altar of testimony 13 And the children of Israel sent your children make our children cense anto the children of Reuber, and to from fearing the LORD. the children of Gad, and to the half 20 Therefore we said, Let us now tribe of Manasseh, into the land of prepare to build us an altar, not for Gilead, Phinehas the son of Eleazar burnt-offering, nor for sacrifice : the priest,

27 But that it may be a witness be14 And with bim ten princes, or tween us and you, and our generations excb chief house a prince throughout a ter us, that we might do the service ail the tribes of Israel ; and each of the LORD before him, with our one was an head of the house of burnt-offerings, and with our sacri. their iaibers among the thousands fices, and with our peace-offerings : of Israel.

that your children inay not say to our 15 And they came unto the children children in time to come, Ye have no of Reuben, and to the children of Gad, part in the LORD. and to the half-tribe of Manasseh, unto 28 Therefore suid we, that it she!! the land of Gilead, and they spake be, when they should so say to us or with them, sasing,

to our generations in time to come, 16 Thus saith the whole congrega- that we may say again, Bebold the pat tion of the LORD, Wbat trespass is tern of the altar of the LORD, which this that ye have committed against our fathers made, not for burnt-offeribe God of Israel, to turn away this ings, nor for sacrifices; but it is a wiiday from following the LORD, in that ness between us and you. ye have builded you, an altar, that 29 God fortid that we should rebell ye might rebel this day against the against the LORD, and turn this day LORD?

from following the LORD, to build an 1. Is the iniquity of Peor too little altar for burnt-offerings, for meat-offo: us, from wbich we are nnt cleansed ferings, or for sacrifices, besides tbe until this day, although there was a altar of the LORD our God that is plague in tae congregation of the Lefore his tabernacle. LORD,

30 And when Phinehas the priest, 18 But that ye must turn away this and the princes of the congregation, day froin following the LORD? and it and heads of the thousands of Israel will be, seeing ye rebel to-day against which were with him, heard the words the LORD, that to-morrow he will be that the children of Reuben, and the wroth with the whole congregation of children of Gad, and the children of Israel.

Manasseh spake, it pleased tem. 19 Notwithstanding, if the land of 31 And Phinehas the son of Eleazar your possessien be unclean, then pass the prest said unto the children of ve over unto the land of the possession Reuten, and to the children of Gad of the LORD, wherein the LORD's 11- and to the children of Manasse!, This hernacle dwelletb, and take possession day we perceive that the LORD is among us: but rebel not against the among te, because ye have not com LORD, u1or rebel against us, in building mitted this trespass against the LORD you an altar besides the aluar of the now ve have delivered the children LORD our God.

of Israel out of the hand of the 20 Did not Achan the son of Zerah LORD. commit a trespass in the accursed thing. 32 T And Phinehas the son of Eleazar and wrath fell on all the congregation the priest, and the princes, returned of Israel and that man perished not froin the children of Reuben, and alone in his iniquity.

from the children of Gad, out of the 21 4 Then the children of Reuben, land of Gilead, unto the land of Caand the children of Gad, and the hai naan, to the children of Israel, and tribe of Manasseh, answered and said brongst them word again. anto the beads of the thousands of 33 And the thing pleased the children Israel,

of Israel; and the children of Israel 2 The LORD God of gods, the LORD blessed God, and did not intend to go God of gods, he knoweth, and Israel up against them in battle, to destroy he shall know; it it be in rebellion, oi the land wherein the children of Reu if in transgression against the LORD, ben and Gad dwelt. (save us not this day,

34 And the children of Reuben, and 23 That we have built us an altar to the children of Gad called the altas turn from following the LORD, or if to Ed: for it shall be a witness between offer thereon burni-offering, or inear- us that the LORD is God. offering, or if to offer peace offerings

CHAP. XXIII . thereon, le: the LORD himself require AND it came to pass, na hans time

after had 24 And if we have not rather done it rest unto Israel from all their enemies for fear of this thing, saying, in time round about, that Josbua wased olid to come your children" might speak and stricken in age. unto our children, saving, What have 2 And Joshua caiell for all Israel, ge to do with the LORD God of Israel and for their elders, and for their

25 For the LORD tath made Jordan 1 heads, and for their juriges, and for a border between us and you, ye child their officers, and said unto them, I ain dren of Reuhen, and children of Gad : old und strickeu in age: se uave no part in the LORD: so sira) 3 An: je wave seen as ibat ! Ne

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Joshua's exhorteflon befure his death. JOSHUA Gochs benefits to Israel, LORD your God hath done unto all, anger of the LORD he kindled against these nations because of you for the you, and ye shall perisl quichly from JORD your God is be that hath fought of the good land which he hath given for you.

unto rou. 4 Behold, I have divided unto you

CHAP. XXIV. by lot these nations that remain, 1. AND Joshua, Fatbered all the tribes Jordan, with all the nations that I for the ellers oilsiael, and for their have cut oti, even unto the great sea leads, and for their judges, and for westward.

their officers; and th presented thein: 5 And the LORD your God, he shall seles hefore God. expel then from beiure you, and drive 2 And Joshua yaid unto all the peo. them from out of your sight; and reple, Thus suth the LORD God of shall possess their lani, as the LORD istile!, Your fathers dwelt on the other

u! God hath promised unto you. side of the food in oid time, on Te. G Be ye therefore very courageous ah, the father of Abraluna, and this in keep and to do all thai is written in father of Nachor: and they served the look of the law of Moses, that se other gods. turn tot aside therefrom to the right 3 And I took your fatber Abraham hard or to the left;

from the other side of the flood, and 7 That ye come not among these leit liim throughout all the land of Canations, these that remain among you :naan, and multiplicd his seed, and gave neither make mention of the name of him Isaac. their gods, nor cause to swear by i kem, 4 And I gave unto Isaac Jacob and neither serve ther, nor bow your- Esau : and I gave unto Esau mount selves unto them:

Seir, to possess it ; but Jacob and his 8 But cleave unto the LORD your children went down into Egypt. God, as ye have done unto this day. 5 1 sent Moses also and Aaron, and

9 For the LORD hath driven out I plagued Egypt, according to that from before you great nations and which I did among them : and after sirong: but as for you, no man harh ward 1 brought you out. been able to stand before you unto 6 And I brought your fathers out of this day.

Egypt: and se carne unto the sea; and 10 one man or you shall chase a the Egyptiaos pursued after your fathousand : for the LORD your God, ters with chariots and Lorsemen unto bei is that fighteth for you, as be the Red Sea. hath promised you.

7 And when they cried unto the 11 Take good heed therefore unto LORD, he put darkness between you yourselves, that ye love tbe LORD and the Egyptians, and brought the your God.

sea upon them, and covered then; 12 Else if ye do in any wise go and your eyes hare seen what I have rack, and cleave unto the remnant of done in Egypt: and ye dwelt in the bese nations, even these that remain wilderness a long season. among you, and shall make marriages 8 And I brought you into the land with them, and go in unto them, and of the Amorites, which dwelt on the they to you:

other side Jordan; and they fought 13 Know for a certainty that the with you : and I gave them into your LORD your God will no more drive hand, that ye might possess their out any of these nations froin before land, and I destroyed thein from beyou ; but ebey shall be shares and fore you. craps unto you, and scourges in your 9 Then Balak the son of Zippor, sides, and thorns in your eyes, until king of Moab, arose and warred against ye perish froin ott this good land wbich Israel, and sent and called Balaam the ibe LORD your God hath given you. son of Beor to curse you:

14 And behold, this day I am going 10 But I would not bearken unto the way of all the earth: and ye know Balaam ; therefore be blessed you still: in all your hearts and in all your souls, so I delivered you out of his hand. that not one thing hath failed of all 11 And ye went over Jordan, and the good things which the LORD your came unto Jericho: and the men of God spake concerning you ; all are Jericho fought against you, the Amocome to pass unto you, and not one rites, and the Perizzites, and the thing hath failed thereoi.

Cana:inites, and the Hittites, and the 15 Therefore it shall come to pass, Girgasaites, the Hivites, and the Jethat as all good things are come iipon busites ; and I delivered them into you, which the LORD your God pro- your hand. mised you ; so skall the LORD bring 12 And I sent the hornet before upon you ali evil things, until he have you, which drave them out from bedestroyed you from off this good land fore you, even the two kings of the which the LORD your God hath given Amorites; but not with twy sword, you.

nor with thy bow. 16 When ye have transgressed the 13 And I have given you a land los covenant of the LORD your God, which which ye did not labour, and cities he commanded you, and have gone which ye built not, and ye dwell is and served other gods, and howed them ; of the rineyards and olive-yasi Ourselves to them ; then shall be waich ye planted not, 4o ye eas

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