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Forty-eight cilies given
by lot to the Levites. hath “ had by lot, out of the families of B. C. 1444. 24 Aijalon with her suburbs, Gath-rimthe tribe of Ephraim, and out of the tribe
mon with her suburbs; four cities. of Dan, and out of the half tribe of Ma
25 And out of the half tribe of Manasseh, nasseh, ten cities.
Tanach with her suburbs, and Gath-rim6 And the children of Gershon had by 5 ver.27,&c. mon with her suburbs; two cities. lot, out of the families of the tribe of Issa
26 All the cities were ten, with their char, and out of the tribe of Asher, and
suburbs, for the families of the children of out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of
Kohath that remained. the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan,
27 And unto the children of Gershon, thirteen cities.
of the families of the Levites, out of the 7 The children of Merari," by their fam-d ver.34,&c. other half tribe of Manasseh, they gave ilies, had, out of the tribe of Reuben, and e c.29.8. Golan in Bashan with her suburbs, to be out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the
a city of refuge for the slayer; and Beeshtribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.
terah with her suburbs; two cities. 8 And the children of Israel gave i byr ver.3. 28 And out of the tribe of Issachar, lot unto the Levites these cities with their
Kishon with her suburbs, Dabareh with suburbs, as the LORD commanded by the
her suburbs, hand of Moses.
29 Jarmuth with her suburbs, En-gannim 9 And they gave out of the tribe of the
with her suburbs; four cities. children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the
30 And out of the tribe of Asher, Mishal children of Simeon, these cities which are
with her suburbs, Abdon with her suburbs, here mentioned i by name,
31 Helkath with her suburbs, and Rehob 10 Which the children of Aaron, being
with her suburbs; four cities. of the families of the Kohathites, who were
32 And out of the tribe of Naphtali, Keof the children of Levi, had: for theirs
desh 5 in Galilee with her suburbs, to be a was the first lot.
city of refuge for the slayer; and Ham
. 11 And they gave them ? the city of 4 or, kirjata. moth-dor with her suburbs, and Kartan Arba the father of Anak, which city is arba with her suburbs; thrée cities. Hebron, in the hill i country of Judah, with 1 c.15.13,14. 33 All the cities of the Gershonites, acthe suburbs thereof round about it.
j c.20.7, &c.
cording to their families, were thirteen 12 But the fields of the city, and the
cities with their suburbs. villages thereof, gave they to Caleb * the < c.14.14. 34 And unto the families of the children son of Jephunneh for his possession.
of Merari,' the rest of the Levites, out of 13 Thus m they gave to the children of m 1 Ch.6.56
. the tribe of Zebulun, Jokneam with her Aaron the priest, Hebron with her suburbs,
suburbs, and Kartah with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and
35 Dimrah with her suburbs, Nahalal Libnah with her suburbs,
with her suburbs; four cities. 14 And Jattir with her suburbs, and Esh
36 And out of the tribe of Reuben, Betemoa with her suburbs,
zer " with her suburbs, and Jahazah with 15 And Holono with her suburbs, and • 1Ch,6.58. her suburbs, Debir with her suburbs.
37 Kedemoth with her suburbs, and Me16 And Ain p with her suburbs, and p 1 Ch.6.59. phaath with her suburbs; four cities. Juttah with her suburbs, and Beth-shemesh
38 And out of the tribe of Gad, Ramoth with her suburbs; nine cities out of those
in Gilead with her suburbs, to be a city of two tribes.
refuge for the slayer; and Mahanaim with 17 And out of the tribe of Benjamin,
her suburbs. Gibeon with her suburbs, Geba ? with her 9 c.18.24. 39 Heshbon with her suburbs; Jazer. suburbs,
with her suburbs; four cities in all. 18 Anathoth with her suburbs, and Almon
40 So all the cities for the children of " with her suburbs; four cities.
Merari, by their families, which were re19 All the cities.of the children of Aaron,
maining of the families of the Levites, were, the priests, were thirteen cities with their
| by their lot, twelve cities. suburbs.
41 All the cities of the Levites within the 20 And the families of the children of Ko
possession of the children of Israel were hath, s the Levites which remained of the
forty and eight cities with their suburbs. children of Kohath, even they had the cities
42 These cities were every one with of their lot out of the tribe of Ephraim.
their suburbs round about them: thus were 21 For they gave them Shechem with her
all these cities. suburbs in mount Ephraim, to be a city
43 And the Lord gave unto Israel all of refuge for the slayer; and Gezer with u Ge.12.7. the land which he sware " to give unto her suburbs,
15.13-21. their fathers: and they possessed it, and 22 And Kibzain with her suburbs, and
23.4,13,14. Beth-horon with her suburbs; four cities.
44 And » the Lord gave them rest round 23 And out of the tribe of Dan, Eltekeh
about, according to all that he sware unto with her suburbs, Gibbethon with her
their fathers: and w there stood not a suburbs,
202 man of all their enemies before them;
1 Ch.6.66. t Nu.35.7.
The two tribes and half dismissed. JOSHUA, XXII.
Altar of the Reubenites. the Lord delivered all their enemies into B. C. 1444. at the passage of the children of Israel. their hand.
12 And when the children of Israel heard 45 There “ failed not aught of any good a 22:23. of it, the whole congregation of the chilthing which the Lord had spoken unto the
dren of Israel gathered themselves together house of Israel; all came to pass.
at Shiloh, to go up to war against them. CHAP. XXII.
13 And the children of Israel sent unto THEN Joshua called the Reubenites,
the children of Reuben, and to the chiland the Gadites, and the half tribe of
dren of Gad, and to the half tribe of MaManasseh,
nasseh, into the land of Gilead, Phine
Nu.25.7,11.. 2 And said unto them, Ye have kept all
has, the son of Eleazar the priest; that Moses - the servant of the Lord com- Nu.32.27-29. 14 And with him ten princes, of 1 each manded you, and have obeyed my voice in 1 house of chief house a prince throughout all the all that I commanded you:
tribes of Israel; and each one was an head 3 Ye have not left your brethren these e Nu.l.4. c of the house of their fathers among the many days unto this day, but have kept
thousands of Israel. the charge of the commandment of the
15 And they came unto the children of LORD your God.
Reuben, and to the children of Gad, and to 4 And now the Lord your God hath
the half tribe of Manasseh, unto the land of given rest unto your brethren, as he pro
Gilead; and they spake with them, saying, mised them: therefore now return ye, and
16 Thus saith the whole congregation of get you unto your tents, and unto the land
the LORD, What trespass is this that ye of your possession, which Moses the ser-De.29.8. have committed against the God of Israel, to vant of the LORD gave you f on the other 3 De.G,6,57.
this day from following the Lord, side Jordan.
1 Ch.28.7,8. in that ye have builded you an altar, that 5 But'take 5 diligent heed to do the com- Le.17.8,9. ye might rebel this day against the LORD? mandment and the law, which Moses the De.10.12. 17 Is the iniquity of Peor i toc little for
j Nu.25.3,&c. servant of the Lord charged you, to i love
us, from which we are not cleansed until the LORD your God, and to walk in all his 12.24.7. this day, although there was a plague in ways, and to keep his commandments, and 1 Sa.19.20,24. the congregation of the Lord,
mEzr.9.13,14. to cleave & unto him, and to serve
18 But that ye must turn away this day with all your heart and with all your soul.
from following the Lord? and m it will be, 6 So Joshua blessed » them, and sent them
seeing ye rebel to-day against the LORD,
o Nu.16.22. away: and they went unto their tents.
that to-morrow he will be wroth with the 7 Now, to the one half of the tribe of
whole congregation of Israel. Manasseh, Moses had given possession in
19 Notwithstanding, if the land of your Bashan; but unto the other half thereof p c.17.5. possession be unclean, then pass ye over gave Joshua among their brethren on this
unto the land of the possession of the LORD, side Jordan westward. And when Joshua
wherein the Lord's tabernacle dwelleth, 4 sent them away also unto their tents, then ? c.18.1. and take possession among us: but rebel he blessed them;
not against the Lord, nor rebel against us, 8 And he spake unto them, saying, Return with much riches " unto your tents,
r De.8.10-14. of the Lord our God.
in building you an altar, beside the altar and with very much cattle, with silver, and i Nu.31.27. 20 Did not Achan the son of Zerah comwith gold, and with brass, and with iron,
mit a trespass in the accursed thing, and and with very much raiment; divide thé u No.32.1. wrath fell on all the congregation of Israel? spoil of your enemies with your brethren.
and that man perished not alone in his 9 And the children of Reuben, and the
iniquity. children of Gad, and the half tribe of Ma
21 Then the children of Reuben, and the nasseh, returned, and departed from the
children of Gad, and the half tribe of Machildren of Israel out of Shiloh, which is
nasseh, answered and said unto the heads in the land of Canaan,
go unto the
139.1-12. of the thousands of Israel, country of Gilead, u to the land of their
22 The LORD God” of gods, the Lord possession, whereof they were possessed,
God of gods, he knoweth, w and Israel * he according to the word of the Lord by the
shall know; if it be in rebellion, " or if in hand of Moses.
transgression against the LORD, (save us 10 And when they came unto the bor
not this day,) ders of Jordan, that are in the land of 2 Mal.3.18. 23 That we have built us an altar to turn Canaan, the children of Reuben, and the 2 Ge.29.18. from following the LORD, or if to offer children of Gad, and the half tribe of Ma 31. 16-52. thereon burnt-offering or meat-offering, or nasseh, built there an altar by Jordan, a a De.18.19, if to offer peace-offerings thereon, let the great altar to see to.
Lord himself require a it. 11 And the children of Israel heard say,
b De, 13.12,
24 And if we have not rather done it for Behold, the children of Reuben, and the Ju.20.1,12. fear of this thing, saying, 2 In time to come children of Gad, and the half tribe of Ma-12 to morroio.
your children might speak unto our chilnasseh, have built an altar over against the
dren, saying, What have ye to do with the land of Canaan, in the borders of Jordan, 203 Lord God of Israel?
& c.7.1, &c.
26.29. + De.10.17. Ps.95.3.
1 Sa.20.16. 2 Ch.24.22.
! De. 11.23.
Ro.3.6. 1 Ps. 16.4.
Allar of the Reubeniles.
Joshua's farewell. 25 For the LORD hath made Jordan a B. C. 1444. for their elders, and for their heads, and border between us and you; ye children
for their judges, and for their officers, of Reuben, and children of Gad, ye « have a Ne.2.20. and said unto them, I am old and stricken no part in the Lord: so shall your children make our children ceasc b from fear-6 1 Ki.12.27, 3 And ye have seen all that the LORD ing the Lord.
your God hath done unto all these nations 26 Therefore we said, Let us now pre- < Ps.41.3. because of you: for the LORD your God pare to build us an altar, not for burnt
is he that hath fought for you.
0 c.13.0,7. offering, nor for sacrifice:
4 Behold, I have divided d unto you by 27 But that it may be a witness between - ver.34. lot these nations that remain, to be an us and you, and our generations after us,
inheritance for your tribes, from Jordan, that we might do the service of the LORD
with all the nations that I have cut off,
| De. 12.5,&c. before f him with our burnt-otlerings, and at the sun even unto the great sea 1 westward. with our sacrifices, and with our peace
5 And the Lord your God, he s shall offerings; that your children may not say
expel them from before you, and drive to our children in time to come, Ye have
them from out of your sight; and ye shall no part in the Lord. .
possess their land, as the Lord your God 28 Therefore said we, that it shall be,
hath proinised " unto you. when they should so say to us, or to our
6 Be ye therefore very courageous, ' to generations in time to come, that we may
keep and to do all that is written in the book
į Ex.25.40. say again, Behold the pattern ; of the altar Eze.43.10,11
. of the law of Moses, that " ye turn not aside of the Lord, which our fathers made, not
therefrom to the right hand or to the left; for burnt-offerings, nor for sacrifices; but I De.7.3,3. 7 That ?
ye come not among these nait is a witness between us and you.
tions, these that remain among you; nei29 God forbid m that we should rebel CS:21;7,5. ther make mention n of the name of their against the LORD, and turn this day from
gods, nor cause to swear by them, neither following the LORD, to build an altar for
serve them, nor bow yourselves unto them: burnt-offerings, for meat-offerings, or for los.2.7. 8 2 But cleave p unto the LORD your sacrifices, beside the altar of the Lord our 2 or, For if ye God, as ye have done unto this day. God that is before his tabernacle.
9 3 For the LORD hath driven out from
pc.22.5. 30 And when Phinehas the priest, and the 3 or, Then before you great nations and strong: but princes of the congregation, and heads of the
as for you, no man hath been able to stand thousands of Israel which were with him,
before you unto this day. heard the words that the children of Reu- ? Le 26.8.
10 One ? man of you shall chase a thouben, and the children of Gad, and the chil
sand: for the LORD your God, he it is that dren of Manasseh, spake, it 4 pleased them." minor rood in fighteth for you, as " he hath promised
31 And Phinehas the son of Eleazar the Ex.23.27, you. priest said unto the children of Reuben,
11 Take good heed therefore unto yourand to the children of Gad, and to the chil
God. dren of Manasseh, This day we perceive - Ps: 125.5. 12 Else if ye do in any wise go back,' that the Lord is among us, because ye Zep.1.6. and cleave unto the remnant of these nahave not committed this trespass against ye..0.353,31
: tions, even these that remain among you, the Lord: 6 now ye have delivered the chil- 6 then. and shall make marriages “ with them, and dren of Israel out of the hand of the LORD.
go in unto them, and they to you: 32 And Phinehas the son of Eleazar the
13 Know for a certainty that the LORD priest, and the princes, returned from the " Ju.2.2,3. your God will no more
u drive out any of children of Reuben, and from the children
these nations from before you; but they of Gad, out of the land of Gilead, unto the x 1 Ki.11.4. shall be snarest and traps unto you, and land of Canaan, to the children of Israel,
scourges in your sides, and thorns in your and brought them word * again. y 2 K1,17.22, eyes, until ye perish from off y this good 33 And the thing pleased the children of
land which the Lord your God hath given Israel; and the children of Israel? blessed z 1 Sa,25.32, you. God, and did not intend to go up against Ch.29.29. 14 And, behold, this day I am going the them in battle, to destroy the land where
way of all the earth; and ye know in all in the children of Reuben and Gad dwelt. Ep.1.3. your hearts, and in all your souls, a that
34 And the children of Reuben, and the a c.21.45. not one thing hath sailed of all the good children of Gad, called the altar · Ed: for these we things which the Lord your God spake conit shall be a witness between us that the
cerning you; all are come to pass unto Lord is God.
you, and not one thing hath failed thereof. CHAP. XXIII.
15 Therefore it shall come to pass that De.28.15,63
as all good things are come upon you, that the Lord had given restunto 8 come into which the Lord your God promised you; Israel from all their enemies round about, e De.31.28. so shall the Lord bring upon you all evil that Joshua waxed old and 3 stricken in
things, untit he have destroyed you from age.
off this good land which the Lord your 2 And Joshua called for all Israel, and 204
God hath given you.
5 your souls.
1 Co.14.25. u 2 Co.6.11.
B. C. 1427.
1 . Jno.6.67.
m Ps. 101.2.
and exhortation.. 16 When ye have transgressed the cove
not a with thy sword, nor with thy bow. nant of the LORD your God, which he
13 And I have given you a land for commanded you,
which ye did not labor, and cities " which served other gods, and bowed yourselves c.11.13. ye built not, and ye dwell in them; of the to them; then shall the angerd of the LORD d 2 Ki.21.2).
vineyards and oliveyards which ye planted be kindled against you, and ye shall perish
not, do ye eat. quickly from off the good land which he e 1 Sa.12.21. 14 Nowe therefore fear the Lord, and hath given unto you:
serve him in sincerity I and in truth: and CHAP. XXIV.
put away & the gods which your fathers ND Joshua gathered all the tribes of
served on the other side of the flood, and Ep.6.24.
in Egypt; and serve ye the Lord. elders of Israel, and for their heads, and
15 And if it seem evil unto you to serve for their judges, and for their officers; and i Ru 1,15,16. the Lord, choose i you this day whom they presented i themselves before God.
ye will serve; whether " the gods which 2 And Joshua said unto all the people, li a:20:39: your fathers served, that were on the other Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Youri Ge.11.25, side of the flood, or the gods of the Amofathers ? dwelt on the other side of the
rites, in whose land ye dwell: but m flood in old time, even Terah, the father 119.106. for me and my house, we will serve the of Abraham, and the father of Nachor:
Lord. and they served other gods.
16 And the people answered and said, 3 And I took» your father Abraham from n Ge.12.1. God forbid that we should forsake the the other side of the flood, and led him
LORD, to serve other gods; throughout all the land of Canaan, and
17 For the LORD our God, he it is that multiplied his seed, and gave him o Isaac. o Ge.21,2,3. brought us up, and our fathers, out of the 4 And p I gave unto Isaac, Jacob and p Ge.25.24. land of Egypt, from the house of bondage, Esau: and I gave unto Esau ? mount Seir, 2 Ge.36.8. and which did those great signs in our to possess it: but Jacob * and his children - Ge.46.1-7. sight, and preserved us in all the way went down into Egypt.
wherein we went, and among all the people 5 I sent Moses also and Aaron, and I
through whom we passed: plagued Egypt, according to that which sEx.e.7,to 12. 13 And the LORD drave out from beI did among them: and afterward I brought
fore us all the people, even the Amorites
which dwelt in the land: therefore will 6 And I brought your fathers out of Lu.1.74,75.
we also serve the LORD; for he is our Egypt: and ~ you came unto the sea: and u Ex.14. God. the Egyptians pursued after your fathers
19 And Joshua said unto the people, Ye with chariots and horsemen unto the Red
cannot serve the Lord: forw he is an holy
God; he is a jealous * God; hey will not 7 And when they cried unto the LORD,
forgive your transgressions nor your sins. he put darkness between you and the FX:31.7;
20 If ? ye forsake the Lord, and serve Egyptians, and brought the sea upon them,
strange gods, then he will turn and do you and covered them: and your eyes have
a Eze.18.24. hurt, and consume you, after that he hath seen what I have done in Egypt: and ye
done you good. dwelt in the wilderness a long season.
21 And the people said unto Joshua, 8 And I brought you into the land of the
Nay, but we will serve the Lord. Amorites, which dwelt on the other side
22 And Joshua said unto the people, Ye Jordan; and “ they fought with you: and a De.26.17. are witnesses against yourselves that ye I gave them into your hand, that ye might e Ps.119.173. have chosen you the Lord, to serve him possess their land; and I destroyed them
And they said, We are witnesses. from before you.
s Ju. 10,15,16. 23 Now therefore put s away, said he, 9 Then Balak the son of Zippor, king of
the strange gods which are among you, and Moab, arose and warred against Israel,
incline your heart & unto the Lord God of and sent h and called Balaam the son of
h Nu.22.5,&c. Beor to curse you:
i De.5.28,29. 24 And the people said unto ·Joshua, 10 But i I would not hearken unto Ba-li De.23.4. The Lord our God will we serve, and his laam; therefore he blessed you still: so I
voice will we obey. delivered
25 So Joshua made a covenant with the 11 And ye went over Jordan, and came k c.3.14-17. people that day, and set them a statute and unto Jericho: and the men of ? Jericho 1 c.6. an ordinance in Shechem. fought against you, the Amorites, and the
26 And Joshua wrote these words in Perizzites, and the Canaanites, and the
the book of the law of God, and took a Hittites, and the Girgashites, the Hivites, m Ju.9.6.
great stone, and set it up there m under and the Jebusites: and I delivered them
an oak, that was by the sanctuary of the into your hand.
LORD. 12 And I sent the hornet n before you,
27 And Joshua said unto all the people, which drave them out from before you,
Behold, this stone shall be a witness even the two kings of the Amorites; but
unto us; for it hath heard o all the words
z 1 Ch.28.9.
De.7.20. o De.32.1.
Hebron taken. of the Lord which he spake unto us: it B. C. 1427. elders that overlived Joshua, and which shall a be therefore a witness unto you, 1 prolonged
had known ball the works of the LORD, lest ye deny your God.
that he had done for Israel. 28 So Joshua let the people depart, every a c.22.28,34.
32 And the bones of Joseph, which the man unto his inheritance.
children of Israel brought up out of Egypt, 29 And it came to pass after these things,
buried they in Shechem, in a parcel that Joshua the son of Nun,
of ground which Jacob bought d of the of the Lord, died, being an hundred and
sons of Hamor the father of Shechem, for ten years old.
an hundred 2 pieces of silver: and it be30 And they buried him in the border of
come the inheritance of the children of his inheritance in Timnath-scrah, which e c.19.50. Joseph. is in mount Ephraim, on the north side of
33 And Eleazar, the son of Aaron, died; the hill of Gaash.
and they buried him in a hill that pertained 31 And Israel I served the Lord all the r Ju.2.7. to Phineas his son, which was given hiin days of Joshua, and all the days of the
in mount Ephraim.
the servant & Ge.33.19.
The Book of JUDGES.
B. C. 1425.
&c. Jos.24.29. c N11.27.21.
h 1 Sa. 11.8.
12 And a .Caleb said, He that smiteth OW, after the death b of Joshua, it
Kirjath-sepher, and taketh it, to him will
I give Achsah my daughter to wife. rael • asked the LORD, saying, Who shall
13 And Othniel the son of Kenaz, Cago up for us against the Canaanites first,
leb's younger brother, took it: and he gave to fight against them?
him Achsah his daughter to wife. ? And the Lord said, Judah d shall
d Ge.49.8,9. 14 And it came to pass, when she came up: behold, I have delivered the land into
to him, that she moved him to ask of her his hand.
father a field: and she lighted from off her 3 And Judah said unto Simeon his bro
ass; and Caleb said unto her, What wilt ther, Come up with me into my lot, that
thou? we may fight against the Canaanites; and
15 And she said unto him, Give me a I likewise will go with thee e into thy lot. Ge.33.11. blessing: f for thou hast given me a south So Simeon went with him.
land, give me also springs of water. And 4 And Judah went up; and the Lord
Caleb gave her the upper springs and the delivered the Canaanites and the Periz
nether springs. zites into their hand: and they slew of :0;!!,77; 16 And the children of the 5 Kenite, Mothem in Bezck h ten thousand men.
ses' father-in-law, went up out of the 5 And they found Adoni-bezek in Bezek; i De.31.3. i city of palm-trees with the children of and they fought against him, and they slew
Judah into the wilderness of Judah, which the Canaanites and the Perizzites.
į Nu.21.1. lieth in the south of i Arad: and they 6 But Adɔni-bezek fled: and they pur
went and dwelt arnong the people. sued after him, and caught him, and cut
17 And Judah l went with Simeon his off his thunbs and his great toes.
brother, and they slew the, Canaanites that 7 And Adoni-bezek said, Threescore and
inhabited Zephath, and utterly destroyed teu kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered 2 their meat
2 or gieaned. Hormah.").
of their feet. it: (And the name of the city was called under my table: as * I have done, so God Le.24.19. 18 Also Judah took Gaza o with the hath requited me. Aud they brought him
coast thereof, and Askelon with the coast to Jerusalem, and there he died,
Mat.7:1,2. thereof, and Ekron with the coast thereof. 8 Now the children of Judah hadlo Jos. 11. N. 19 And the LORD P was with Judah, and 9 fought against Jerusalem, and had taken per: he drave out the inhabitants of the moun
2 Ki.18.7. it, and smitten it with the edge of the
tain, but could not drive out the inhabitants sword, and set the city on fire.
3 or, possessed
of the valley, because they had chariots 9 And afterward " the children of Judah the mountain. s of iron. went down to fight against the Canaanites,
20 And they gave Hebron. unto Caleb, that dwelt in the mountain, and in the sEx.14,7;&c. as Moses said: u and he expelled thence south, and in the * valley.
the three sons of Anak. 10 And Judah went against the Canaan- Jox: 14.9-14. 21 And the children of Benjamin
v did ites that dwelt in w Hebron, (now the
not drive out the Jebusites that inhabited name of Hebron before was Kirjath-arba,)|' country.
Jerusalem; but the Jebusites dwell with and they slew Sheshai, and Ahiman, and » Jos.15.63. the children of Benjamin in Jerusalem Talmai.
unto this day. 11 And from thence he went against the
22 And the house of Joseph, they also inhabitants of Debir; (and the name of
went up against Beth-el: and the * LORD Debir before was Kirjath-sepher:)
206 was with them
1 Sa. 15.33.
Jos. 15.03. r Jos. 11.21.