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plains south of Chinneroth, c and in the valley, and in the borders of Dord on the west, 3 And to the Canaanite on the east and on the west, and to the Amorite, and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the Jebusite in the mountains, and to the Hivite e under Hermon fin the land of Mizpeh.g 4 And they went out, they and all their hosts with them, much people, even as the sand h that is upon the sea-shore in multitude, with horses and chariots very many. 5 And when all these kings were 1 met together, they came and W. together at the waters of ferom, to fight against Israel. 6"|Amd the LORD said unto Joshua, Be not afraid because of them : for to morrow about this time will I deliver them up all slain before Israel: thou shalt hough k their horses, l and burn their chariots m with fire. 7 So Joshua came, and all the peoo of war with him, against them y the waters of Merom suddenly, n and they fell upon them. 8 And the LORD o delivered them into the hand of Israel, who smote them, and chased them unto 2 great Zidon,and unto 3 Misrephoth-maim, and unto the valley of §. eastWard; and they smote them, until they left them none remaining. 9 And Joshua did unto them as the p LORD bade him: he houghed their horses, and burnt q their chariots with fire. 10" And Joshua at that time turnedback, and took Hazor, and smote the king thereof with the sword: for Hazor beforetime was the head of all those kingdoms. 11 And they smote all the souls that were therein with the edge of the sword, utterly destroying ihem: there was not 4 any left to breathe: and he burnt Hazor with fire. . 12. And all the cities of those kings, and all the kings of them, did Joshua take, and smote them with the edge of the sword, and he utterly destroyed them, r as Moses the serWant of the Lond commanded. 3, But as for the cities that stood still" in their strength, Israel burn

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ed mone of them, save Hazor only; that did Joshua burn. 14 And all the spoil of these cities, and the cattle, the children of Is. rael took for a prey unto themselves; but every man they smote with the edge of the sword, until they had destroyed them, neither left they any to breathe. 15"| As the LORD commanded Moses his servant, so did Moses command Joshua, and so did Joshua : he 6 left nothing undone of all that the LORD commanded Moses. 16 So Joshua took all that land, the hills, 8 and all the south country, and all the land of Goshen, t and the valley, and the plain, and the mountain of Israel, and the valley of the same ; 17 Even from 7 the mount Halak,w that goeth up to Seir, even unto Baal-gad, in the valley of Lebanon under mount Hermon: and all their kings v he took, and Smote them, and slew them. 18 Joshua made war 8 a long time with all those kings. 19 There was not a city that made peace with the children of Israel, save the Hivites, w the inhabitants


° of Gibeon: all other they took in JOSHUA, XIII.

battle. 20 For it was of a the Lord to y harden their hearts, that they should come against israel in bat: tle, that he might destroy them utterly, and that they might have no favour, but that he might destroy them, as the LORD z comm d Moses. 21 *[And at that time came Joshua, and cut off the a Anakims from the mountains, from Hebron, from Debir, from Amab, and from all the mountains of Judah, and from all the mountains of Israel:... Joshua destroyed them utterly with their cities. 22 There was mone of the Anakims left in the land of the childrem of Isråel : only in Gaza, in Gath, b and in Ashdod, c there re

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The one and thirty kings the river Armon a unto mount Hermom, and all the plain on the east : 2 Sihon b king of the Amorites, who dwelt in Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is upon the bank of the river Arnon, and from the middle of the river, and from half Gilead, even unto the river Jabbok, which is the border of the children of Ammon ; 3 And from the plain to the sea of Chinneroth on the east, and unto the sea of the plaim, even the Salt sea on the east, the way to Bethjeshimoth ; and from 1 the south, under 2 Ashdoth-pisgah : . . 4 *|| And the coast of Og c king of Bashan, which was of the diremnant of the giants, that dwelte at Ashtaroth and at Edrei, 5 Andreigned in mountf Hermon, and in Salcah, and in all Bashan, unto the border of the Geshurites and the Maachathites, and half Gilead, the border of Sihon king of Heshbon, 6 Them did Moses the servant of the LORD and the children of Israel smite : and Moses the servant of the LORD gave it g for a possession unto the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh. 7 i And these are the kings of the country which Joshua and the children of Israel smote on this side

Jordan on the west, from Baal-gad .

in the valley of Lebanon even unto the mount Halak, that goeth up to Seir; which Joshua gave unto the tribes of Israel for a possession according to their divisions; 8 In the mountains, and in the valleys, and in the plains, and im the springs, and in the wilderness, and in the south country; the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the IHivites, and the Jebusites : 9 * The king of Jericho, i. one; the king of Ai, k which is beside Beth-el, one ; 10 The king of Jerusalem, l one ; the king of Hebron, one ; 11 The king of Jarmuth, one; the king of Lachish, one;

12. The king of Eglon, one ; the king of Gezer, one ; , 13. The king of Debir, one ; the ** Geder, one; 14 The king of Hormah, one; the ng O , one ; i5"the king offibnah, one; the king of Adullam, one ; 16. The king of Makkedah, one; the king of Bethel, m one; 17 The king of Tappuah, one ; the

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19 The king of Madon, one; the king of 0 Hazor, one ; 20. The king of Shimron-meron, p one ; the king of Achshaph, one ; 21 The king of Taanach, one ; the king of Megiddo, one ; The king of Kedesh, one ; the king of Jokneam of Carmel, one; 23 The king of Dor in the coast of Dor, one ; the king of the nations of Gilgal, one ; 34 she king of Tirzah, one : all the kings thirty and one. APTER XIII. 2 The bounds of the land not yet conquered. 22 Balaam slain. OW Joshua was old and strickem in years; and the LORD said unto him, Thou art old and stricken in years, and there remaineth yet very much land 1 to be possessed. 2 This is the land that yet a remaineth : all the borders of the Philistines, and all Geshuri, b 3 From Sihor, c which is before Egypt, even unto the borders of Ekron northward, which is counted to the Canaanite : five d lords of the Phillistines; the Gazathites, and the Ashdothites, the Eshkalonites, the Gittites, and the Ekromites; also the e Avites: 4 From the south all the land of the Canaanites, and 2 Mearah that is beside the Sidonians, unto Aphek, f to the borders g of the Amorites: 5 And the land of the Giblites, h and all Lebanon, toward the sunrising, from Baal-gadi undermount Hermon unto t entering into Hamath. 6 All the inhabitants of the hill country, from Lebanon unto Misrephoth-maim, k and all, the Sidonians, them will I drive l out from before the children of Israel: only m divide thou it by lot unto the Israelites for an inheritance, asl have commanded thee. 7 Now therefore divide this land for an inheritance unto the nine * and the half tribe of ManasSen, 8 With whom the Reubenites and the Gadites have received their inheritance, which Moses n gave them, beyond Jordan eastward, even as Moses the servant of the LORD gave them ; 9 From Aroer, that is upon the bank of the river Arnon, and the city that is in the midst of the river, and all the plain of Medebao unto



10 And all the cities of Sihon king of the Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon unto the border of the children of Ammon ;

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16 And their coast was from w Aroer that is on the bank of the river Armon, and the city that is in the midst of the river, and all the plain by Medeba; 17 Heshbon, v and all her cities that are in the plain; Dibon, an 8 Bamoth-baal, and Beth-baalmeon, 18 And Jahaza, w and Kedemoth, and Mephaath, 19 And Kirjathaim, and Sibmah and Zareth shahar in the mount of the valley, 20 And Both peor and 4 Ashdothpisgah, and Beth-jeshimoth, 21 And all or the cities of the plain, and all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, whom Moses smote with the princes of Midian, y Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, which were dukes of Sihon, dwelling in the country. 22"| Balaam z also the son of Beor, the 5 soothsayer, did the children of Israel slay with the sword among them that were slain by them. 23 And the border of the children Of Reuben was Jordan, and the border thereof. This was the inheritance of the children of Reuben after their families, the cities and the villages thereof And Moses gave inheritance unto the tribe of Gad, even unto the children of Gad according to their families. 25. And their coast was Jazer, a and all the cities of Gilead, and half the land of the children of Ammon, unto Aroer that is before Rabbah; b

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epir; 27. And in the valley, Beth-aram,c and Beth-nimrah, and Succoth, d and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, Jordan and his border, even unto the edge of the sea of e Chinnereth, on the other side Jordan eastward. 28 This is the inheritance of the children of Gad after their families, the cities, and their villages. 29 of And Moses gave inheritance unto the half tribe of Manasseh : and this was the possession of the half tribe of the children of Manasseh by their families. 30 And f their coast was from Mahanaim, all Bashan, all the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, and all the towns 9 of Jair, which are in Bashan, threescore cities: 31. And half Gilead, and h Ashtaroth, and Edrei, cities of the kingdom of Og in Bashan, were pertainfing unto the children of Machir the son of Manasseh, even to the one half of the children of Machir by their families. 32 These are the countries which Moses did distribute for inheritance in the plains of Moab, on the other side Jordan, by Jericho, eastward. 33 But i unto the tribe of Levi Moses gave not any inheritance : the LORD God of Israel was their inheritance, as he said k unto

them. CHAPTER XIV. Caleb by privilege obtaineth Hebron. ND these are the countries which the children of Israel inherited in the land of Canaan, which Eleazar a the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel, distributed for inheritance to them. 2 By lot b was their inheritance, as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses, for the nine tribes, and for the half tribe. 3 For Moses had given the inheritance of two tribes and an half tribe on the other side Jordan : but unto the Levites he gave none inheritarlGé *ś 4 For the children of Joseph were c two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim: therefore they gave no part unto the Levites in the land, save citiesd to dwell in, with their suburbs e for their cattle and for their subStance. 5 As f the LORD commanded Moses, so the children of Israel did, and they divided theiand. 6 * Then the children of Judah came unto Joshua in Gilgal: and Calcà obtains Hebron.

Caleb g the son of Jephumneh the Renezite said unto him, Thou knowest the thing that the LORD said h unto Moses the man i of God concerning me and thee in Kadesh

£3. 7 Forty years old was I when Moses the servant of the LORD sent k me from Kadesh-barnea to espy out the land; and I brought him word again as it was l in mine

heart. 8 Nevertheless my brethren that went up with me made the heart of the people m melt: but I whollyn followed the LORD my God. 9 And Moses sware on that day, saying, Surely the land whereon o thy feet have trodden shall be thine inheritance, and thy children's for ever, because thou hast wholly followed the LORD my God. 10, And now, behold, the LORD hath kept me alive, as he said, p these forty and five years, even since the LORD spake this word unto Moses, while the children of Israeli wandered in the wilderness: and now, lo, I am this day fourscore and five years old. 11. As yet I am as strong this day as I was in the day that Moses sent me: as q my strength was then, even , so is my strength now, for war, both to r go out, and to come

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The borders of Judah.

3 And it went out to the south side to 2 Maaleh-acrabbim, and passed along to Zin, and ascended up on the south side unto Kadeshbarnea, and passed along to Hezron, and went up to Adar, and fetched a compass to Karkaa : 4 From thence it passed toward Azmon, and went out unto the river of Egypt; and the goings out of that coast were at the sea; this shall be your south coast. 5 And the east border was the salt sea, even unto the end of Jordan: and their border in the north quarter was from the bay of the sea at the uttermost part of Jordan : 6 And the border went up to C Beth-hogla, and passed along by the north of Beth-arabah; and the border went up to the stone d of ohan the son of Reuben : 7 And the border went up toward Debir srom the valley of Achor, e and so northward, looking toward Gilgal, fthat is before the going up to Adummin, which is on the south side of the river: and the border passed toward the waters of Enshemesh, and the goings out thereof were at g En-rogel : 8 And the border went up by the valley of the son of Hinnom h unto the south side of the Jebusite ; the same is i Jerusalem : and the border went up to the top of the mountain that lieth before the valley of Hinnom westward, which is at the end of the valley of the giantsk northward: 9 And the border was drawn from the top of the hill unto the fountain l of the water of Nephtoah, and went out to the cities of mount Ephron; and the border was drawn to Baalah, m which is Kirjath-jearim : m 10 And the border compassed from Baalah westward unto mount Seir, and passed along unto the side of mount Jearim (which is Chesalon) on the north side, and went down to Beth-shemesh, and passed on to Timnah : 0 11 And the border went out unto the side of Ekron p northward: and the border was drawn to Shicron, and passed along to mount Baalah and went out unto Jabneel; and the goings out of the border were at the sea. 12 And the west border was to the q great sea, and the coast thereof. This is the coast of the children of Judah round about, according to their families. 13 *| And unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh he gave a part among the children of Judah, according to

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TOI). 14 And Caleb drove thence the ro three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak. . 15 And he went up thence to the inhabitants of Debir : s and the name of Debir before was Kirjathsepher. i 16 °s And Caleb said, He t that, smiteth Kirjath-sepher, and taketh it, to him will I give Achsah my daughter to wife. 17 And Othniel the son u of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it : and he gave him Achsah his àughter to wife. | 18 And it came to pass, as she came unto him, that she moved him to ask of her father a field : and she v lighted off her ass; and Caleb said unto her, What wouldest thou! Who answered, Give me a w o; south land, give me also springs of water. And he gave her the

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oft 20 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Judah according to their families. 21 And the uttermost cities of the tribe of the children of Judah, toward the coast of Edom southward, were Kabzeel, and Eder, and

Jagur, 22 And Kinah, and Dimonah, and Adadah

23 And Kedesh, and Hazor, and Ithnan, 24.7iph, r and Telem, and Bealoth, 25 And Hazor, Hadattah, and Kerioth, and Hezron, which is Hazor,

*Amam, and Shema, and Mola

ah, 27 And Hazar-gaddah, and Heshmon, and Beth-palet, y And Hazar-shual, and BeerSheba, and Bizjothiah, ah, 2 and sim, and Azem,a 30 And Étoiad, and Chesii, and

ormah, 31 And Ziklag, b and Madmannah, and Sansannah, 32 And Lebaoth, and Shilhim, ande Ain, and Rimmon : all the cities are twenty and mime, with their Villages: 33. And in the valley, Eshtaol, d and Zoreah, and Ashnah,

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Cities of Judah. and Gederah, * and Gederothaim; fourteen cities with their .*; : 37 Zenan, and Hadashah,and Mig

algad, 38 And Dilean, and Mizpeh, g and Joktheel, h 39 Lachish, i and Bozkath, and Eglon, 40 And Cabbon, and Lahmam, and Kithlish, 41 And Gederoth, Beth-dagon, and Naamah, and Makkedah; sixteen cities with their villages: 42 sibnah, k and Ether, and Ashan, 43 And Jiphtah, and Ashnah, and Nezib, 44 And Keilah l and Achzib,m and Mareshah ; nine cities with their villages: 45 Ekron m with her towns and her villages: 46 From Ekron even unto the sea, all that, lay 5 near Ashdod, with their villages: 47 Ashdod, o with her towns and her villages; Gaza with her towns and her villages, unto the river of Egypt, and the great sea, p and the border thereof: 48 "I And in the mountains, Shamir, and Jattir, and Socoh, 49 And Dannah, and Kirjath-sannah, which is Debir, q 50 And Anab, and Eshtemoh, and


num, 51 And Goshen, r and Holon, and ; eleven cities with their vilages: 52 Arab, and Dumah, s and Eshean, 53 And 6 Janum, and Beth-tappuah, and Aphekah, 54 And Humtah, and t Kirjatharba (which is Hebron), and Zior; nine cities with their villages: 55 Maon, u Carmel, v and Ziph, and Juttah, 56 And Jezreel, and Jokdeam, and Zanoah, 57 Cain, Gibeah, and Timnah; ten cities with their villages: 58 Halhul, Beth-zur, and Gedor, 59. And Maarath, and Beth-anoth, and Eltekon; six cities with their villages: w 60 Kirjath-baal w (which is Kirjath-jearim) and Rabbah ; two cities with their villages: 61. In the wilderness, Beth-arabah, Middin, and Secacah, And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and En-gedi; a six cities with their villages. 63's As for the Jebusites the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the children of Judah could not drive them out : but the y Jebusites dwell with the children of Judah at Jerusalem unto this day.

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