Joshua 13:7
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New American Standard Bible
"Now therefore, apportion this land for an inheritance to the nine tribes and the half-tribe of Manasseh."

King James Bible
Now therefore divide this land for an inheritance unto the nine tribes, and the half tribe of Manasseh,

Darby Bible Translation
And now divide this land for an inheritance to the nine tribes, and to half the tribe of Manasseh;

World English Bible
Now therefore divide this land for an inheritance to the nine tribes and the half-tribe of Manasseh."

Young's Literal Translation
'And now, apportion this land for an inheritance to the nine tribes, and the half of the tribe of Manasseh,' --

Joshua 13:7 Parallel
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Joshua 13:7 Parallel Commentaries

Library
A Great Part of South Judea Cut Off under the Second Temple. Jewish Idumean.
The Talmudic girdle ends, as you see, in "Kadesh, Barnea, and Ascalon." Hence it cannot but be observed, that these two places are placed, as it were, in parallel; and whatsoever space lies between Ascalon and the river of Egypt, is excluded,--to wit, fifty-four miles. And one might, indeed, almost see some footsteps of that exclusion under the first Temple, in that very common expression, "From Dan even to Beer-sheba." This country, that was excluded, was something barren. The Talmudists speak thus
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Joshua
The book of Joshua is the natural complement of the Pentateuch. Moses is dead, but the people are on the verge of the promised land, and the story of early Israel would be incomplete, did it not record the conquest of that land and her establishment upon it. The divine purpose moves restlessly on, until it is accomplished; so "after the death of Moses, Jehovah spake to Joshua," i. 1. The book falls naturally into three divisions: (a) the conquest of Canaan (i.-xii.), (b) the settlement of the
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Joshua 13:6
"All the inhabitants of the hill country from Lebanon as far as Misrephoth-maim, all the Sidonians, I will drive them out from before the sons of Israel; only allot it to Israel for an inheritance as I have commanded you.

Joshua 13:8
With the other half-tribe, the Reubenites and the Gadites received their inheritance which Moses gave them beyond the Jordan to the east, just as Moses the servant of the LORD gave to them;

Psalm 78:55
He also drove out the nations before them And apportioned them for an inheritance by measurement, And made the tribes of Israel dwell in their tents.

Psalm 105:44
He gave them also the lands of the nations, That they might take possession of the fruit of the peoples' labor,

Ezekiel 45:1
"And when you divide by lot the land for inheritance, you shall offer an allotment to the LORD, a holy portion of the land; the length shall be the length of 25,000 cubits, and the width shall be 20,000. It shall be holy within all its boundary round about.

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