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Joshua 13

   

Canaan Divided among the Tribes

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Joshua 13:1   Now Joshua was old and advanced in years when the LORD said to him, "You are old and advanced in years, and very much of the land remains to be possessed.
   
Joshua 13:2   This is the land that remains: all the regions of the Philistines and all those of the Geshurites;
   
Joshua 13:3   from the Shihor which is east of Egypt, even as far as the border of Ekron to the north (it is counted as Canaanite); the five lords of the Philistines: the Gazite, the Ashdodite, the Ashkelonite, the Gittite, the Ekronite; and the Avvite
   
Joshua 13:4   to the south, all the land of the Canaanite, and Mearah that belongs to the Sidonians, as far as Aphek, to the border of the Amorite;
   
Joshua 13:5   and the land of the Gebalite, and all of Lebanon, toward the east, from Baal-gad below Mount Hermon as far as Lebo-hamath.
   
Joshua 13:6   All the inhabitants of the hill country from Lebanon as far as Misrephoth-maim, all the Sidonians, I will drive them out from before the sons of Israel; only allot it to Israel for an inheritance as I have commanded you.
   
Joshua 13:7   Now therefore, apportion this land for an inheritance to the nine tribes and the half-tribe of Manasseh."
   
Joshua 13:8   With the other half-tribe, the Reubenites and the Gadites received their inheritance which Moses gave them beyond the Jordan to the east, just as Moses the servant of the LORD gave to them;
   
Joshua 13:9   from Aroer, which is on the edge of the valley of the Arnon, with the city which is in the middle of the valley, and all the plain of Medeba, as far as Dibon;
   
Joshua 13:10   and all the cities of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon, as far as the border of the sons of Ammon;
   
Joshua 13:11   and Gilead, and the territory of the Geshurites and Maacathites, and all Mount Hermon, and all Bashan as far as Salecah;
   
Joshua 13:12   all the kingdom of Og in Bashan, who reigned in Ashtaroth and in Edrei (he alone was left of the remnant of the Rephaim); for Moses struck them and dispossessed them.
   
Joshua 13:13   But the sons of Israel did not dispossess the Geshurites or the Maacathites; for Geshur and Maacath live among Israel until this day.
   
Joshua 13:14   Only to the tribe of Levi he did not give an inheritance; the offerings by fire to the LORD, the God of Israel, are their inheritance, as He spoke to him.
   
Joshua 13:15   So Moses gave an inheritance to the tribe of the sons of Reuben according to their families.
   
Joshua 13:16   Their territory was from Aroer, which is on the edge of the valley of the Arnon, with the city which is in the middle of the valley and all the plain by Medeba;
   
Joshua 13:17   Heshbon, and all its cities which are on the plain: Dibon and Bamoth-baal and Beth-baal-meon,
   
Joshua 13:18   and Jahaz and Kedemoth and Mephaath,
   
Joshua 13:19   and Kiriathaim and Sibmah and Zereth-shahar on the hill of the valley,
   
Joshua 13:20   and Beth-peor and the slopes of Pisgah and Beth-jeshimoth,
   
Joshua 13:21   even 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.
   
Joshua 13:22   The sons of Israel also killed Balaam the son of Beor, the diviner, with the sword among the rest of their slain.
   
Joshua 13:23   The border of the sons of Reuben was the Jordan. This was the inheritance of the sons of Reuben according to their families, the cities and their villages.
   
Joshua 13:24   Moses also gave an inheritance to the tribe of Gad, to the sons of Gad, according to their families.
   
Joshua 13:25   Their territory was Jazer, and all the cities of Gilead, and half the land of the sons of Ammon, as far as Aroer which is before Rabbah;
   
Joshua 13:26   and from Heshbon as far as Ramath-mizpeh and Betonim, and from Mahanaim as far as the border of Debir;
   
Joshua 13:27   and in the valley, Beth-haram and Beth-nimrah and Succoth and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, with the Jordan as a border, as far as the lower end of the Sea of Chinnereth beyond the Jordan to the east.
   
Joshua 13:28   This is the inheritance of the sons of Gad according to their families, the cities and their villages.
   
Joshua 13:29   Moses also gave an inheritance to the half-tribe of Manasseh; and it was for the half-tribe of the sons of Manasseh according to their families.
   
Joshua 13:30   Their territory 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;
   
Joshua 13:31   also half of Gilead, with Ashtaroth and Edrei, the cities of the kingdom of Og in Bashan, were for the sons of Machir the son of Manasseh, for half of the sons of Machir according to their families.
   
Joshua 13:32   These are the territories which Moses apportioned for an inheritance in the plains of Moab, beyond the Jordan at Jericho to the east.
   
Joshua 13:33   But to the tribe of Levi, Moses did not give an inheritance; the LORD, the God of Israel, is their inheritance, as He had promised to them.
     
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