Joshua 13 ©
What parts of the land remained yet unsubdued, Joshua is commanded to divide the whole by lot; the two tribes and half being excepted out of this division, and the tribe of Levi. The bounds of Reuben's inheritance, ( Balaam slain.) of the inheritance of Gad, and of the half tribe of Manasseh, as allotted by Moses, who gave no inheritance to the Levites, but God only.
From fSihor, which is before Egypt, even unto the borders of Ekron northward, which is counted to the Canaanite: gfive lords of the Philistines; the hGazathites, and the Ashdothites, the Eshkalonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites; also the Avites:
And the land of the jGiblites, and all kLebanon, toward the sunrising, lfrom Baal-gad under mmount Hermon unto the nentering into Hamath.
All the inhabitants of the hill country from Lebanon unto oMisrephoth-maim, and all the Sidonians, them pwill I drive out from before the children of Israel: only divide thou it qby lot unto the Israelites for an inheritance, as I have commanded thee.
¶And Moses gave unto the tribe of the children of Reuben inheritance according to their families.
Heshbon, and all her cities that are in the plain; Dibon, and 3Bamoth-baal, and Beth-baal-meon,
And Jahazah, and Kedemoth, and Mephaath,
And Kirjathaim, and Sibmah, and Zareth-shahar in the mount of the valley,
And eall the cities of the plain, and all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, fwhom Moses smote with the princes of Midian, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, which were g*dukes of Sihon, dwelling in the country.
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 iMoses gave inheritance unto the tribe of Gad, even unto the children of Gad according to their families.
And their coast was jJazer, and kall the cities of Gilead, and lhalf the land of the children of Ammon, unto Aroer that is before mRabbah;
And in the valley, qBeth-aram, and Beth-nimrah, and Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, Jordan and his border, even unto the edge of the sea of rChinnereth on the other side Jordan eastward.
This is the inheritance of the children of Gad after their families, the cities, and their villages.
¶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.
These are the countries which Moses did distribute for inheritance win the plains of Moab, on the other side Jordan, by Jericho, eastward.