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Now Joshua was old and stricken in years; and the LORD said
him, Thou art old and stricken in years, and there remaineth yet very
much land to be possessed.
This is the land that yet remaineth: all the borders of
Philistines, and all Geshuri,
From Sihor, which is before Egypt, even unto the borders of
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:
From the south, all the land of the Canaanites, and Mearah
is beside the Sidonians unto Aphek, to the borders of the Amorites:
And the land of the Giblites, and all Lebanon, toward
sunrising, from Baalgad under mount Hermon unto the entering into
All the inhabitants of the hill country from Lebanon
Misrephothmaim, and all the Sidonians, them will I drive out from
before the children of Israel: only divide thou it by lot unto the
Israelites for an inheritance, as I have commanded thee.
Now therefore divide this land for an inheritance unto the
tribes, and the half tribe of Manasseh,
With whom the Reubenites and the Gadites have received
inheritance, which Moses gave them, beyond Jordan eastward, even as
Moses the servant of the LORD gave them;
From Aroer, that is upon the bank of the river Arnon, and
city that is in the midst of the river, and all the plain of Medeba
And all the cities of Sihon king of the Amorites, which
in Heshbon, unto the border of the children of Ammon;
And Gilead, and the border of the Geshurites and
and all mount Hermon, and all Bashan unto Salcah;
All the kingdom of Og in Bashan, which reigned in
in Edrei, who remained of the remnant of the giants: for these did
Moses smite, and cast them out.
Nevertheless the children of Israel expelled not the
nor the Maachathites: but the Geshurites and the Maachathites dwell
among the Israelites until this day.
Only unto the tribes of Levi he gave none inheritance;
sacrifices of the LORD God of Israel made by fire are their
inheritance, as he said unto them.
And Moses gave unto the tribe of the children of
inheritance according to their families.
And their coast was from Aroer, that is on the bank of the
Arnon, and the city that is in the midst of the river, and all the
plain by Medeba;
Heshbon, and all her cities that are in the plain; Dibon,
Bamothbaal, and Bethbaalmeon,
And Jahaza, and Kedemoth, and Mephaath,
And Kirjathaim, and Sibmah, and Zarethshahar in the mount
And Bethpeor, and Ashdothpisgah, and Bethjeshimoth,
And all the cities of the plain, and all the kingdom of
king of the Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, whom Moses smote with
the princes of Midian, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba,
which were dukes of Sihon, dwelling in the country.
Balaam also the son of Beor, the soothsayer, did the
Israel slay with the sword among them that were slain by them.
And the border of the children of Reuben was Jordan, and
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
children of Gad according to their families.
And their coast was Jazer, and all the cities of Gilead,
half the land of the children of Ammon, unto Aroer that is before
And from Heshbon unto Ramathmizpeh, and Betonim; and
Mahanaim unto the border of Debir;
And in the valley, Betharam, and Bethnimrah, and Succoth,
Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, Jordan and
his border, even unto the edge of the sea of Chinnereth on the other
side Jordan eastward.
This is the inheritance of the children of Gad after
families, the cities, and their villages.
And Moses gave inheritance unto the half tribe of
this was the possession of the half tribe of the children of Manasseh
by their families.
And their coast was from Mahanaim, all Bashan, all the
of Og king of Bashan, and all the towns of Jair, which are in Bashan,
And half Gilead, and Ashtaroth, and Edrei, cities of the
of Og in Bashan, were pertaining unto the children of Machir the son
of Manasseh, even to the one half of the children of Machir by their
These are the countries which Moses did distribute for
inheritance in the plains of Moab, on the other side Jordan, by
But unto the tribe of Levi Moses gave not any inheritance:
LORD God of Israel was their inheritance, as he said unto them.
Orthodox Library, Holy Tuesday, 2008.
Have mercy, O Lord, upon Thy servants
the scribe John, the priest Peter, Beth,
and the parishioners of the temple of Saint Andrew in Lubbock.
THE END, AND TO GOD BE THE GLORY!