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Lands not yet conquered

13:1 Now Joshua יְהוֹשֻׁעַ
Yəhōšuaʿ,(/ˈdʒɒʃuə/), lit. ‘Yahweh is salvation’) also known as Yehoshua. Yeshua or Y’shua (ישוע; with vowel pointing Hebrew: יֵשׁוּעַ, romanized: Yēšūaʿ) was a common alternative form of the name Yehoshua (Hebrew: יְהוֹשֻׁעַ, romanized: Yəhōšūaʿ, lit. ’Joshua’) in later books of the Hebrew Bible and among Jews of the Second Temple period. The name corresponds to the Greek spelling Iesous (Ἰησοῦς), from which, through the Latin IESVS/Iesus, comes the English spelling Jesus meaning salvation.
was old [and] stricken in years ; and YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
said to him, You are old [and] stricken in years, and there remains yet very much land to be possessed.
13:2 This [is] the land that yet remains all the borders of the Philistines, and all Geshuri,
13:3 From Sihor, which [is] before Egypt, even to the borders of Ekron northward, [which] is counted to the Canaanite five lords of the Philistines ; the Gazathites, and the Ashdothites, the Eshkalonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites ; also the Avites
13:4 From the south, all the land of the Canaanites, and Mearah that [is] beside the Sidonians, to Aphek, to the borders of the Amorites
13:5 And the land of the Giblites, and all Lebanon, toward the sunrising, from Baalgad under mount Hermon to the entering into Hamath.
13:6 All the inhabitants of the hill country from Lebanon to Misrephothmaim, [and] all the Sidonians, them will I drive out from before the sons of Israel only divide you it by lot to the Israelites for an inheritance, as I have commanded ya’ll .
13:7 Now then divide this land for an inheritance to the nine tribes, and the half tribe of Manasseh,

The Inheritances east of Jordan


13:8 With whom the Reubenites and the Gadites have received their inheritance, which Moses gave them, beyond Jordan eastward, [even] as Moses the servant of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
gave them;
13:9 From Aroer, that [is] upon the shore of the river Arnon, and the city that [is] in the middle of the river, and all the plain of Medeba to Dibon ;
13:10 And all the cities of Sihon king of the Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, to the border of the sons of Ammon ;
13:11 And Gilead, and the border of the Geshurites and Maachathites, and all mount Hermon, and all Bashan to Salcah ;
13:12 All the kingdom of Og in Bashan, which reigned in Ashtaroth and in Edrei, who remained of the remnant of the Rephaimרְפָאִים
Transliteration: rᵊp̄ā’îm Pronunciation: raw-faw’eem – giants, Rephaim For more info click here
for these did Moses strike, and threw them out.
13:13 Nevertheless the sons of Israel didn’t expelled the Geshurites, nor the Maachathites but the Geshurites and the Maachathites stay among the Israelites until today.
13:14 Only to the tribe of Levi he gave none inheritance ; the sacrifices of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
God of Israel made by fire [are] their inheritance, as he said to them.
13:15 And Moses gave to the tribe of the sons of Reuben [inheritance] according to their families.
13:16 And their coast was from Aroer, that [is] on the shore of the river Arnon, and the city that [is] in the midst of the river, and all the plain by Medeba ;
13:17 Heshbon, and all her cities that [are] in the plain ; Dibon, and Bamothbaal, and Bethbaalmeon,
13:18 And Jahazah, and Kedemoth, and Mephaath,
13:19 And Kirjathaim, and Sibmah, and Zarethshahar in the mount of the valley,
13:20 And Bethpeor, and Ashdoespisgah, and Bethjeshimoth,
13:21 And all the cities of the plain, and all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, whom Moses struck with the princes of Midian, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, [which were] dukes of Sihon, living in the country.

Balaam is slain


13:22 Balaam also the son of Beor, the soothsayer, did the sons of Israel kill with the sword among them that were slain by them.
13:23 And the border of the sons of Reuben was Jordan, and the border [thereof]. This [was] the inheritance of the sons of Reuben after their families, the cities and the villages of it.
13:24 And Moses gave [inheritance] to the tribe of Gad, [even] to the sons of Gad according to their families.
13:25 And their coast was Jazer, and all the cities of Gilead, and half the land of the sons of Ammon, to Aroer that [is] before Rabbah ;
13:26 And from Heshbon to Ramathmizpeh, and Betonim ; and from Mahanaim to the border of Debir ;
13:27 And in the valley, Betharam, and Bethnimrah, and Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, Jordan and [his] border, [even] to the edge of the sea of Chinnereth on the other side Jordan eastward.
13:28 This [is] the inheritance of the sons of Gad after their families, the cities, and their villages.
13:29 And Moses gave [inheritance] to the half tribe of Manasseh and [this] was [the possession] of the half tribe of the sons of Manasseh by their families.
13:30 And their coast was from Mahanaim, all Bashan, all the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, and all the towns of Jair, which [are] in Bashan, sixty cities
13:31 And half Gilead, and Ashtaroth, and Edrei, cities of the kingdom of Og in Bashan, [were pertaining] to the sons of Machir the son of Manasseh, [even] to the one half of the sons of Machir by their families.
13:32 These [are the countries] which Moses did distribute for inheritance in the plains of Moab, on the other side Jordan, by Jericho, eastward.
13:33 But to the tribe of Levi Moses gave not [any ] inheritance YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
God of Israel [was] their inheritance, as he said to them.

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