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The lot of the sons of Joseph. CHAP. XVI, XVII.

The lot of Manasseh. 41 And Gederoth, Beth-dagon, and Ephraim according to their families was Naamah, and Makkedah; sixteen cities thus: even the border of their inheritance with their villages: on the east side was Ataroth-adar, unto Beth-horon the upper;

42 Libnah, and Ether, and Ashan, 43 And Jiphtah, and Ashnah, and Nezib, 6 And the border went out toward the 44 And Keilah, and Achzib, and Ma-sea to Michmethah on the north side; and reshah; nine cities with their villages: the border went about eastward unto Taa45 Ekron, with her towns and her vil-nath-shiloh, and passed by it on the east lages: to Janohah; 46 From Ekron even unto the sea, ail 7 And it went down from Janohah to that lay near Ashdod, with their villages: Ataroth, and to Naarath, and came to Je47 Ashdod, with her towns and her vil-richo, and went out at Jordan. lages; Gaza, with her towns and her vil- 8 The border went out from Tappuah lages, unto the river of Egypt, and the westward unto the river Kanah; and the great sea, and the border thereof:

48 ¶ And in the mountains, Shamir, and Jattir, and Socoh,

49 And Dannah, and Kirjath-sannah, which is Debir,

50 And Anab, and Eshtemoh, and Anim, 51 And Goshen, and Holon, and Giloh; eleven cities with their villages:

52 Arab, and Dumah, and Eshean, 53 And Janum, and Beth-tappuah, and Aphekah,

54 And Humtah, and Kirjath-arba (which is Hebron) and Zior; nine cities with their villages:

goings out thereof were at the sea. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Ephraim by their families.

9 And the separate cities for the children of Ephraim were among the inheritance of the children of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages.

10 And they drave not out the Canaanites that dwelt in Gezer: but the Canaanites dwell among the Ephraimites unto this day, and serve under tribute. CHAP. XVII.


HERE was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the first-born 55 Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and Juttah, of Joseph; to wit, for Machir the first-born 56 And Jezreel, and Jokdeam, and of Manasseh, the father of Gilead: beZanoah, cause he was a man of war, therefore he had Gilead and Bashan.

57 Cain, Gibeah, and Timnah; ten cities with their villages:

58 Halbul, Beth-zur, and Gedor,

59 And Maarath, and Beth-anoth, and Eltekon; six cities with their villages: 60 Kirjath-baal (which is Kirjath-jearim) and Rabbah; two cities with their villages:

61 In the wilderness, Beth-arabah, Middin, and Secacah,

62 And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and En-gedi: six cities with their villages.

2 There was also a lot for the rest of the children of Manasseh by their families; for the children of Abiezer, and for the children of Helek, and for the children of Asriel, and for the children of Shechem, and for the children of Hepher, and for the children of Shemida: these were the male children of Manasseh the son of Joseph by their families.

3 But Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, had no sons, but daugh63 As for the Jebusites, the inhabitants ters: and these are the names of his of Jerusalem, the children of Judah could daughters, Mahlah, and Noah, Hoglah, not drive them out: but the Jebusites Milcah, and Tirzah. dwell with the children of Judah at Jeru-| salem unto this day.


ND the lot of the children of Joseph

water of Jericho, on the east, to the wilderness that goeth up from Jericho throughout mount Beth-el,

4 And they came near before Eleazar the priest, and before Joshua the son of Nun, and before the princes, saying, The LORD commanded Moses to give us an in

according to the commandment of the LORD he gave them an inheritance among the brethren of their father.

2 And goeth out from Beth-el to Luz, 5 And there fell ten portions to Manasand passeth along unto the borders of seh, besides the land of Gilead and BaArchi to Ataroth, shan, which were on the other side Jordan; 3 And goeth down westward to the 6 Because the daughters of Manasseh coast of Japhleti, unto the coast of Bethhoron the nether, and to Gezer: and the goings out thereof are at the sea.

4 So the children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance.

had an inheritance among his sons: and the rest of Manasseh's sons had the land of Gilead.

7¶ And the coast of Manasseh was from Asher to Mich methah, that lieth_before 5 T And the border of the children of Shechem; and the border went along on

The tabernacle set up


The land divided by lot.

the right hand unto the muhabitants of En- 2 And there remained among the chiltappuah. dren of Israel seven tribes, which had not 8 Now Manasseh had the land of Tap- yet received their inheritance. puah: but Tappuah on the border of Ma- 3 And Joshua said unto the children of nasseh belonged to the children of Ephraim: Israel, How long are ye slack to go to pos9 And the coast descended unto the sess the land which the LORD God of your river Kanah, southward of the river. fathers hath given you?

These cities of Ephraim are among the 4 Give out from among you three men cities of Manasseh: the coast of Manasseh for each tribe: and I will send them, and also was on the north side of the river, and they shall rise, and go through the land, the out-goings of it were at the sea: and describe it according to the inheritance 10 Southward it was Ephraim's, and of them, and they shall come again to me. northward it was Manasseh's, and the sea 5 And they shall divide it into seven parts. is his border; and they met together in Judah shall abide in their coast on the Asher on the north, and in Issachar on the south, and the house of Joseph shall abide in their coast on the north.


11 And Manasseh had in Issachar and 6 Ye shall therefore describe the land in Asher, Beth-shean and her towns, and into seven parts, and bring the description Ibleam and her towns, and the inhabitants hither to me, that I may cast lots for you of Dor and her towns, and the inhabitants here before the LORD our God.

of En-dor and her towns, and the inhabit- 7 But the Levites have no part among ants of Taanach and her towns, and the you; for the priesthood of the LORD is inhabitants of Megiddo and her towns, their inheritance. And Gad, and Reuben, even three countries. and half the tribe of Manasseh, have re

12 Yet the children of Manasseh could ceived their inheritance beyond Jordan on not drive out the inhabitants of those cities; the east, which Moses the servant of the but the Canaanites would dwell in that land. LORD gave them.

13 Yet it came to pass, when the chil- 8 And the men arose, and went dren of Israel were waxen strong, that away: and Joshua charged them that went they put the Canaanites to tribute; but did to describe the land, saying, Go, and walk not utterly drive them out. through the land, and describe it, and 14 And the children of Joseph spake come again to me, that I may here cast unto Joshua, saying, Why hast thou given lots for you before the LORD in Shiloh. me but one lot and one portion to inherit,] 9 And the men went and passed through seeing I am a great people, forasmuch as the land, and described it by cities into the LORD hath blessed me hitherto? seven parts in a book, and came again to 15 And Joshua answered them, If thou Joshua to the host at Shiloh.

be a great people, then get thee up to the 10 And Joshua cast lots for them in wood-country, and cut down for thyself Shiloh before the LORD: and there Joshua there in the land of the Perizzites and of divided the land unto the children of Israel the giants, if mount Ephraim be too nar- according to their divisions. 11 T And the lot of the tribe of the chil

row for thee.

16 And the children of Joseph said, dren of Benjamin came up according to The hill is not enough for us: and all the their families: and the coast of their lot Canaanites that dwell in the land of the came forth between the children of Judah valley have chariots of iron, both they who and the children of Joseph. are of Beth-shean and her towns, and 12 And their border on the north side they who are of the valley of Jezreel. was from Jordan: and the border went up 17 And Joshua spake unto the house of to the side of Jericho on the north side, Joseph, even to Ephraim and to Manasseh, and went up through the mountains westsaying, Thou art a great people, and hast ward; and the goings out thereof were at great power: thou shalt not have one lot the wilderness of Beth-aven. 13 And the border went over from thence 18 But the mountain shall be thine; for toward Luz, to the side of Luz (which is it is a wood, and thou shalt cut it down: Beth-el) southward; and the border deand the out-goings of it shall be thine: for scended to Ataroth-adar, near the hill that thou shalt drive out the Canaanites, though lieth on the south side of the nether Beththey have iron chariots, and though they horon. be strong.




14 And the border was drawn thence, and compassed the corner of the sea southND the whole congregation of the ward, from the hill that lieth before Beth

at Shiloh, and set up the tabernacle of the of were at Kirjath-baal (which is Kirjathcongregation there: and the land was sub-jearim) a city of the children of Judah. dued before them. This was the west quarter.

The cities of Benjamin.


The lot of Zebulun, &c.

15 And the south quarter was from the 8 And all the villages that were round end of Kirjath-jearim, and the border went about these cities to Baalath-beer, Ramath out on the west, and went out to the well of the south. This is the inheritance of of waters of Nephtoah: the tribe of the children of Simeon accord

16 And the border came down to the ing to their families. end of the mountain that lieth before the 9 Out of the portion of the children of valley of the son of Hinnom, and which is Judah was the inheritance of the children in the valley of the giants on the north, of Simeon: for the part of the children of and descended to the valley of Hinnom, to Judah was too much for them: therefore the side of Jebusi on the south, and de- the children of Simeon had their inheritscended to Eu-rogel, ance within the inheritance of them.

17 And was drawn from the north, and 10 T And the third lot came up for the went forth to En-shemesh, and went forth children of Zebulun according to their fatoward Geliloth, which is over against the milies: and the border of their inheritgoing up of Adummim, and descended to ance was unto Sarid: the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben, 11 And their border went up toward 18 And passed along toward the side the sea, and Maralah, and reached to over against Arabah northward, and went Dabbasheth, and reached to the river that down unto Arabah: is before Jokneam,

19 And the border passed along to the 12 And turned from Sarid eastward, toside of Beth-hoglah northward: and the ward the sun-rising, unto the border of out-goings of the border were at the north Chisloth-tabor, and then goeth out to Dabay of the salt-sea at the south end of Jor-berath, and goeth up to Japhia, dan. This was the south coast.


13 And from thence passeth on along

20 And Jordan was the border of it on on the east to Gittah-hepher, to Ittah-kazin, the east side. This was the inheritance of and goeth out to Remmon-methoar to the children of Benjamin, by the coasts Neal; thereof round about, according to their 14 And the border compasseth it on the north side to Hannathon: and the out21 Now the cities of the tribe of the goings thereof are in the valley of Jiphchildren of Benjamin according to their thah-el: families, were Jericho, and Beth-hoglah, 15 And Kattath, and Nahallal, and and the valley of Keziz, Shimron, and Idalah, and Beth-lehem ; twelve cities with their villages.

22 And Beth-arabah, and Zemaraim, and Beth-el,

23 And Avim, and Parah, and Ophrah, 24 And Chephar-haammonai,and Ophni, and Gaba; twelve cities with their villages:

25 Gibeon, and Ramah, and Beeroth, 26 And Mizpeh, and Chephirah, and| Mozah,

16 This is the inheritance of the children of Zebulun according to their families, these cities with their villages.

17 T And the fourth lot came out to Issachar, for the children of Issachar according to their families.

18 And their border was toward Jezreel, and Chesulloth, and Shunem,

19 And Hapharaim, and Shihon, and

20 And Rabbith, and Kishion, and Abez,

27 And Rekem, and Irpeel, and Taralah, 28 And Zelah, Eleph, and Jebusi, (which Analıarath, is Jerusalem) Gibeath, and Kirjath; fourteen cities with their villages. This is the inheritance of the children of Benjamin according to their families. CHAP. XIX.


21 And Remeth, and En-ganuim, and En-haddah, and Beth-pazzez;

22 And the coast reacheth to Tabor, ND the second lot came forth to Si-and Shahazimah, and Beth-shemesh; and meon, even for the tribe of the chil- the out-goings of their border were at Jordren of Simeon according to their families: dan: sixteen cities with their villages. and their inheritance was within the inheritance of the children of Judah.

23 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Issachar according to 2 And they had in their inheritance, their families, the cities and their vil Beer-sheba, and Sheba, and Moladah, 3 And Hazar-shual, and Balah, and Azem,

4 And Eltolad, and Bethul, and Hormah, 5 And Ziklag, and Beth-marcaboth, and Hazar-susah,

6 And Beth-lebaoth, and Sharuhen; thirteen cities and their villages:

7 Ain, Remmon, and Ether, and Ashan; four cities and their villages:


24 T And the fifth lot came out for the tribe of the children of Asher according to their families.

25 And their border was Helkath, and Hali, and Beten, and Achshaph,

26 And Alammelech, and Amad, and Misheal; and reacheth to Carmel westward, and to Shihor-libnath;

27 And turneth toward the sun-rising

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