Joshua 18:10
New International Version
Joshua then cast lots for them in Shiloh in the presence of the LORD, and there he distributed the land to the Israelites according to their tribal divisions.

New Living Translation
And there at Shiloh, Joshua cast sacred lots in the presence of the LORD to determine which tribe should have each section.

English Standard Version
and Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD. And there Joshua apportioned the land to the people of Israel, to each his portion.

Berean Study Bible
And Joshua cast lots for them in the presence of the LORD at Shiloh, where he distributed the land to the Israelites according to their divisions.

King James Bible
And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD: and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their divisions.

New King James Version
Then Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD, and there Joshua divided the land to the children of Israel according to their divisions.

New American Standard Bible
Joshua then cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD, and there Joshua divided the land for the sons of Israel according to their divisions.

NASB 1995
And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD, and there Joshua divided the land to the sons of Israel according to their divisions.

NASB 1977
And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD, and there Joshua divided the land to the sons of Israel according to their divisions.

Amplified Bible
Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD, and there Joshua divided the land to the sons of Israel, [to each tribe] according to their portions.

Christian Standard Bible
Joshua cast lots for them at Shiloh in the presence of the LORD where he distributed the land to the Israelites according to their divisions.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Joshua cast lots for them at Shiloh in the presence of the LORD where he distributed the land to the Israelites according to their divisions.

American Standard Version
And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before Jehovah: and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their divisions.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he cast lots for them in Shiloh before LORD JEHOVAH, and Yeshua divided there the land into divisions for the children of Israel

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Joshua cast the lot for them in Selo before the Lord.

Contemporary English Version
Joshua found out from the LORD how to divide the land, and he told the tribes what the LORD had decided.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he cast lots before the Lord in Silo, and divided the land to the children of Israel into seven parts.

English Revised Version
And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD: and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their divisions.

Good News Translation
Joshua drew lots to consult the LORD for them, and assigned each of the remaining tribes of Israel a certain part of the land.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Joshua drew lots for them in the presence of the LORD in Shiloh. There Joshua divided the land among the tribes of Israel.

International Standard Version
Joshua threw lots in Shiloh in the LORD's presence and divided the land accordingly among the Israelis according to their divisions.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD; and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their divisions.

Literal Standard Version
And Joshua casts a lot for them in Shiloh before YHWH, and there Joshua apportions the land to the sons of Israel, according to their divisions.

NET Bible
Joshua drew lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD and divided the land among the Israelites according to their allotted portions.

New Heart English Bible
Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD. There Joshua divided the land to the children of Israel according to their divisions.

World English Bible
Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before Yahweh. There Joshua divided the land to the children of Israel according to their divisions.

Young's Literal Translation
And Joshua casteth for them a lot in Shiloh before Jehovah, and there Joshua apportioneth the land to the sons of Israel, according to their divisions.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Remainder Divided
9So the men departed and went throughout the land, mapping it city by city into seven portions. Then they returned with the document to Joshua at the camp in Shiloh. 10And Joshua cast lots for them in the presence of the LORD at Shiloh, where he distributed the land to the Israelites according to their divisions.

Cross References
Numbers 34:16
Then the LORD said to Moses,

Joshua 18:9
So the men departed and went throughout the land, mapping it city by city into seven portions. Then they returned with the document to Joshua at the camp in Shiloh.

Joshua 18:11
The first lot came up for the clans of the tribe of Benjamin. Their allotted territory lay between the tribes of Judah and Joseph:

Joshua 19:51
These are the inheritances that Eleazar the priest, Joshua son of Nun, and the heads of the families distributed by lot to the tribes of Israel at Shiloh before the LORD at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. So they finished dividing up the land.

Jeremiah 7:12
But go now to the place in Shiloh where I first made a dwelling for My Name, and see what I did to it because of the wickedness of My people Israel.

Micah 2:5
Therefore, you will have no one in the assembly of the LORD to divide the land by lot.


Treasury of Scripture

And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD: and there Joshua divided the land to the children of Israel according to their divisions.

cast lots

Joshua 18:6,8
Ye shall therefore describe the land into seven parts, and bring the description hither to me, that I may cast lots for you here before the LORD our God…

Proverbs 18:18
The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty.

Ezekiel 47:22
And it shall come to pass, that ye shall divide it by lot for an inheritance unto you, and to the strangers that sojourn among you, which shall beget children among you: and they shall be unto you as born in the country among the children of Israel; they shall have inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel.

before the Lord

Psalm 16:5,6
The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot…

Psalm 47:4
He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.

Psalm 61:5
For thou, O God, hast heard my vows: thou hast given me the heritage of those that fear thy name.









Verse 10. - Cast lots. Here, and in ver. 8, yet another phrase is used to describe the casting of the lots.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And Joshua
יְהוֹשֻׁ֧עַ (yə·hō·wō·šu·a‘)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3091: Joshua -- 'the LORD is salvation', Moses' successor, also the name of a number of Israelites

cast
וַיַּשְׁלֵךְ֩ (way·yaš·lêḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7993: To throw out, down, away

lots
גּוֹרָ֛ל (gō·w·rāl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1486: Lot -- a lot (for casting)

for them
לָהֶ֨ם (lā·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

in the presence
לִפְנֵ֣י (lip̄·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's 6440: The face

of the LORD
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

at Shiloh,
בְּשִׁלֹ֖ה (bə·ši·lōh)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 7887: Shiloh -- a city in Ephraim

where
שָׁ֨ם (šām)
Adverb
Strong's 8033: There, then, thither

he
יְהוֹשֻׁ֧עַ (yə·hō·wō·šu·a‘)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3091: Joshua -- 'the LORD is salvation', Moses' successor, also the name of a number of Israelites

distributed
וַיְחַלֶּק־ (way·ḥal·leq-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2505: To be smooth, to apportion, separate

the land
הָאָ֛רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

to the Israelites
לִבְנֵ֥י (liḇ·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

according to their divisions.
כְּמַחְלְקֹתָֽם׃ (kə·maḥ·lə·qō·ṯām)
Preposition-k | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 4256: Division, course


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