Joshua 14


The Land of Canaan Allotted to Israel

1And these are the ones inheriting of the sons of Israel in the land of Canaan, which [4allotted 5to them 1Eleazar 2the 3priest], and Joshua the son of Nun, and the rulers of families of the tribes of the sons of Israel. 2According to lots they inherited, in which manner the  lord gave charge by the hand of Moses, to the nine tribes, and to the half tribe. 3[3gave 1for 2Moses] a lot to the two tribes and to the half tribe of the other side of the Jordan. And to the Levites [2was not given 1a lot] among them. 4For [4were 1the 2sons 3of Joseph] two tribes -- Manasseh and Ephraim. And [2was not 3given 1a portion] to the Levites in the land, but only cities to dwell in, and their outskirts for their cattle and their herds. 5In which manner the  lord gave charge to Moses, so [4did 1the 2sons 3of Israel], and they portioned the land. 6And there came forward sons of Judah to Joshua in Gilgal. And said to him Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenezite, You know the word which the  lord spoke to Moses the man of God concerning me and you in Kadesh Barnea. 7[3forty 1For 4years old 2I was] when [5sent 6me 1Moses 2the 3servant 4of God] from Kadesh Barnea to spy out the land. And I answered him a word according to his mind. 8But my brethren the ones ascending with me changed over the mind of the people. But I proceeded to follow after the  lord my God. 9And Moses swore by an oath in that day, saying that, The land upon which you mounted in it will be yours by lot, and to your children into the eon, for you proceeded to follow after the  lord my God. 10And now, [2maintained 3me 1the  lord] in which manner he said this fortieth and fifth year, from which the  lord spoke this word to Moses; and Israel went in the wilderness. And now behold, I am today a son eighty and five years old. 11Yet I am today of strength as when [2sent 3me 1Moses], likewise I am strong now [4for 5war 1to go forth 2and 3to enter]. 12And now I ask you this mountain as the  lord said in that day, for you heard this word in that day, saying, And now the Anakim are there, in cities great and fortified. If then the  lord [2with 3me 1should be], I shall utterly destroy them in which manner [2spoke 3to me 1the  lord]. 13And [2blessed 3him 1Joshua], and he gave Hebron to Caleb son of Jephunneh by lot. 14On account of this Hebron came to Caleb, to the son of Jephunneh the Kenezite by lot until today's day, because he followed after the order of the  lord God of Israel. 15And the name of Hebron formerly was City Arbai, [2is the mother-city 3of the 4Anakim 1this]. Then the land abated of war.
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