Numbers 34

Boundaries of the Land

1The  Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2Command the people of Israel, and say to them, When you enter athe land of Canaan b(this is the land that shall fall to you for an inheritance, the land of Canaan as defined by its borders), 3 cyour south side shall be from the wilderness of Zin alongside Edom, and your southern border shall run from the end of dthe Salt Sea on the east. 4And your border shall turn south of ethe ascent of Akrabbim, and cross to Zin, and its limit shall be south of Kadesh-barnea. Then it shall go on to fHazar-addar, and pass along to Azmon. 5And the border shall turn gfrom Azmon to hthe Brook of Egypt, and its limit shall be at the sea.

6“For the western border, you shall have the Great Sea and its
Syriac; Hebrew lacks  its
coast. This shall be your western border.

7This shall be your northern border: from the Great Sea you shall draw a line to jMount Hor. 8From Mount Hor you shall draw a line kto Lebo-hamath, and the limit of the border shall be at lZedad. 9Then the border shall extend to Ziphron, and its limit shall be at mHazar-enan. This shall be your northern border.

10“You shall draw a line for your eastern border from Hazar-enan to Shepham. 11And the border shall go down from Shepham to nRiblah on the east side of Ain. And the border shall go down and reach to the shoulder of othe Sea of Chinnereth on the east. 12And the border shall go down to the Jordan, and its limit shall be at pthe Salt Sea. This shall be your land as defined by its borders all around.”

13Moses commanded the people of Israel, saying qThis is the land that you shall inherit by lot, which the  Lord has commanded to give to the nine tribes and to the half-tribe. 14 rFor the tribe of the people of Reuben by fathershouses and the tribe of the people of Gad by their fathershouses have received their inheritance, and also the half-tribe of Manasseh. 15The two tribes and the half-tribe have received their inheritance beyond the Jordan east of Jericho, toward the sunrise.”

List of Tribal Chiefs

16The  Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 17These are the names of the men who shall divide the land to you for inheritance: sEleazar the priest and Joshua the son of Nun. 18You shall take one tchief from every tribe to divide the land for inheritance. 19These are the names of the men: Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh. 20Of the tribe of the people of Simeon, Shemuel the son of Ammihud. 21Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad the son of Chislon. 22Of the tribe of the people of Dan a chief, Bukki the son of Jogli. 23Of the people of Joseph: of the tribe of the people of Manasseh a chief, Hanniel the son of Ephod. 24And of the tribe of the people of Ephraim a chief, Kemuel the son of Shiphtan. 25Of the tribe of the people of Zebulun a chief, Elizaphan the son of Parnach. 26Of the tribe of the people of Issachar a chief, Paltiel the son of Azzan. 27And of the tribe of the people of Asher a chief, Ahihud the son of Shelomi. 28Of the tribe of the people of Naphtali a chief, Pedahel the son of Ammihud. 29These are the men whom the  Lord commanded to divide the inheritance for the people of Israel in the land of Canaan.”

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