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Joshua 19
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The Land Given to Simeon

19The second allotment of land went to the clans of the tribe of Simeon. Their homeland was surrounded by Judah's territory.H8145H1486H3318H8095H4294H1121H8095H4940H5159H8432H5159H1121H3063 2Simeon's homeland included Beersheba, Sheba, Moladah,H5159H884H7652H4137 3Hazar-shual, Balah, Ezem,H2705H1088H6107 4Eltolad, Bethul, Hormah,H513H1329H2767 5Ziklag, Beth-marcaboth, Hazar-susah,H6860H1024H2701 6Beth-lebaoth, and Sharuhen—thirteen towns with their surrounding villages.H1034H8287H7969H6240H5892H2691 7It also included Ain, Rimmon, Ether, and Ashan—four towns with their villages,H5871H7417H6281H6228H702H5892H2691 8including all the surrounding villages as far south as Baalath-beer (also known as Ramah of the Negev). This was the homeland allocated to the clans of the tribe of Simeon.H2691H5439H5892H1192H7414H5045H5159H4294H1121H8095H4940 9Their allocation of land came from part of what had been given to Judah because Judah's territory was too large for them. So the tribe of Simeon received an allocation within the territory of Judah.H2256H1121H3063H5159H1121H8095H2506H1121H3063H7227H1121H8095H5157H8432H5159

The Land Given to Zebulun

10The third allotment of land went to the clans of the tribe of Zebulun. The boundary of Zebulun's homeland started at Sarid.H7992H1486H5927H1121H2074H4940H1366H5159H8301 11From there it went west, going past Maralah, touching Dabbesheth, and proceeding to the brook east of Jokneam.H1366H5927H3220H4831H6293H1708H6293H5158H6440H3362 12In the other direction, the boundary went east from Sarid to the border of Kisloth-tabor, and from there to Daberath and up to Japhia.H7725H8301H6924H4217H8121H1366H3696H3318H1705H5927H3309 13Then it continued east to Gath-hepher, Eth-kazin, and Rimmon and turned toward Neah.H5674H4217H6924H1662H6278H3318H7417H5269 14The northern boundary of Zebulun passed Hannathon and ended at the valley of Iphtah-el.H1366H5437H6828H2615H8444H1516H3317 15The towns in these areas included Kattath, Nahalal, Shimron, Idalah, and Bethlehem—twelve towns with their surrounding villages.H7005H5096H8110H3030H1035H8147H6240H5892H2691 16The homeland allocated to the clans of the tribe of Zebulun included these towns and their surrounding villages.H5159H1121H2074H4940H5892H2691

The Land Given to Issachar

17The fourth allotment of land went to the clans of the tribe of Issachar.H7243H1486H3318H3485H1121H3485H4940 18Its boundaries included the following towns: Jezreel, Kesulloth, Shunem,H1366H3157H3694H7766 19Hapharaim, Shion, Anaharath,H2663H7866H588 20Rabbith, Kishion, Ebez,H7245H7191H77 21Remeth, En-gannim, En-haddah, and Beth-pazzez.H7432H5873H5876H1048 22The boundary also touched Tabor, Shahazumah, and Beth-shemesh, ending at the Jordan River—sixteen towns with their surrounding villages.H1366H6293H8396H7831H1053H8444H1366H3383H8337H6240H5892H2691 23The homeland allocated to the clans of the tribe of Issachar included these towns and their surrounding villages.H5159H4294H1121H3485H4940H5892H2691

The Land Given to Asher

24The fifth allotment of land went to the clans of the tribe of Asher.H2549H1486H3318H4294H1121H836H4940 25Its boundaries included these towns: Helkath, Hali, Beten, Acshaph,H1366H2520H2482H991H407 26Allammelech, Amad, and Mishal. The boundary on the west touched Carmel and Shihor-libnath,H487H6008H4861H6293H3760H3220H7884 27then it turned east toward Beth-dagon, and ran as far as Zebulun in the valley of Iphtah-el, going north to Beth-emek and Neiel. It then continued north to Cabul,H7725H4217H8121H1016H6293H2074H1516H3317H6828H1025H5272H3318H3521H8040 28Abdon, Rehob, Hammon, Kanah, and as far as Greater Sidon.H5683H7340H2540H7071H7227H6721 29Then the boundary turned toward Ramah and the fortress of Tyre, where it turned toward Hosah and came to the Mediterranean Sea. The territory also included Mehebel, Aczib,H1366H7725H7414H4013H5892H6865H1366H7725H2621H8444H3220H2256H392 30Ummah, Aphek, and Rehob—twenty-two towns with their surrounding villages.H5981H663H7340H6242H8147H5892H2691 31The homeland allocated to the clans of the tribe of Asher included these towns and their surrounding villages.H5159H4294H1121H836H4940H5892H2691

The Land Given to Naphtali

32The sixth allotment of land went to the clans of the tribe of Naphtali.H8345H1486H3318H1121H5321H1121H5321H4940 33Its boundary ran from Heleph, from the oak at Zaanannim, and extended across to Adami-nekeb, Jabneel, and as far as Lakkum, ending at the Jordan River.H1366H2501H438H6815H129H5346H2995H3946H8444H3383 34The western boundary ran past Aznoth-tabor, then to Hukkok, and touched the border of Zebulun in the south, the border of Asher on the west, and the Jordan River on the east.H1366H7725H3220H243H3318H2712H6293H2074H5045H6293H836H3220H3063H3383H4217H8121 35The fortified towns included in this territory were Ziddim, Zer, Hammath, Rakkath, Kinnereth,H4013H5892H6661H6863H2575H7557H3672 36Adamah, Ramah, Hazor,H128H7414H2674 37Kedesh, Edrei, En-hazor,H6943H154H5877 38Yiron, Migdal-el, Horem, Beth-anath, and Beth-shemesh—nineteen towns with their surrounding villages.H3375H4027H2765H1043H1053H8672H6240H5892H2691 39The homeland allocated to the clans of the tribe of Naphtali included these towns and their surrounding villages.H5159H4294H1121H5321H4940H5892H2691

The Land Given to Dan

40The seventh allotment of land went to the clans of the tribe of Dan.H7637H1486H3318H4294H1121H1835H4940 41The land allocated as their homeland included the following towns: Zorah, Eshtaol, Ir-shemesh,H1366H5159H6881H847H5905 42Shaalabbin, Aijalon, Ithlah,H8169H357H3494 43Elon, Timnah, Ekron,H356H8553H6138 44Eltekeh, Gibbethon, Baalath,H514H1405H1191 45Jehud, Bene-berak, Gath-rimmon,H3055H1139H1667 46Me-jarkon, Rakkon, and the territory across from Joppa.H4313H7542H1366H4136H3305 47But the tribe of Dan had trouble taking possession of their land, so they attacked the town of Laish. They captured it, slaughtered its people, and settled there. They renamed the town Dan after their ancestor.H1366H1121H1835H3318H1121H1835H5927H3898H3959H3920H5221H6310H2719H3423H3427H7121H3959H1835H8034H1835H1 48The homeland allocated to the clans of the tribe of Dan included these towns and their surrounding villages.H5159H4294H1121H1835H4940H5892H2691

The Land Given to Joshua

49After all the land was divided among the tribes, the Israelites gave a piece of land to Joshua as his allocation.H3615H776H5157H1367H1121H3478H5414H5159H3091H1121H5126H8432 50For the LORD had said he could have any town he wanted. He chose Timnath-serah in the hill country of Ephraim. He rebuilt the town and lived there.H6310H3068H5414H5892H7592H8556H2022H669H1129H5892H3427 51These are the territories that Eleazar the priest, Joshua son of Nun, and the tribal leaders allocated as grants of land to the tribes of Israel by casting sacred lots in the presence of the LORD at the entrance of the Tabernacle at Shiloh. So the division of the land was completed.H5159H499H3548H3091H1121H5126H7218H1H4294H1121H3478H5157H1486H7887H6440H3068H6607H168H4150H3615H2505H776


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