Joshua 14
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14
Canaan Divided by Lot
1And these are the countries which the children of Israel inherited in the land of Canaan, which Ele-a´zar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel, distributed for inheritance to them. 2#Num 26.52-56; 34.13. By lot was their inheritance, as the Lord commanded by the hand of Moses, for the nine tribes, and for the half tribe. 3#Num 32.33; 34.14,15; Deut 3.12-17. For Moses had given the inheritance of two tribes and a half tribe on the other side Jordan: but unto the Levites he gave none inheritance among them. 4For the children of Joseph were two tribes, Manas´seh and E´phra-im: therefore they gave no part unto the Levites in the land, save cities to dwell in, with their suburbs for their cattle and for their substance. 5As the Lord commanded Moses, so the children of Israel did, and they divided the land.
Hebron Given to Caleb
6 # Num 14.30. Then the children of Judah came unto Joshua in Gilgal: and Caleb the son of Jephun´neh the Ken´ezite said unto him, Thou knowest the thing that the Lord said unto Moses the man of God concerning me and thee in Ka´desh–barne´a. 7#Num 13.1-30. Forty years old was I when Moses the servant of the Lord sent me from Ka´desh–barne´a to espy out the land; and I brought him word again as it was in mine heart. 8Nevertheless my brethren that went up with me made the heart of the people melt: but I wholly followed the Lord my God. 9#Num 14.24. And Moses sware on that day, saying, Surely the land whereon thy feet have trodden shall be thine inheritance, and thy children's for ever, because thou hast wholly followed the Lord my God. 10And now, behold, the Lord hath kept me alive, as he said, these forty and five years, even since the Lord spake this word unto Moses, while the children of Israel wandered in the wilderness: and now, lo, I am this day fourscore and five years old. 11As yet I am as strong this day as I was in the day that Moses sent me: as my strength was then, even so is my strength now, for war, both to go out, and to come in. 12Now therefore give me this mountain, whereof the Lord spake in that day; for thou heardest in that day how the An´akim were there, and that the cities were great and fenced: if so be the Lord will be with me, then I shall be able to drive them out, as the Lord said.
13And Joshua blessed him, and gave unto Caleb the son of Jephun´neh Hebron for an inheritance. 14Hebron therefore became the inheritance of Caleb the son of Jephun´neh the Ken´ezite unto this day; because that he wholly followed the Lord God of Israel. 15And the name of Hebron before was Kir´jath–ar´ba; which Arba was a great man among the An´akim. And the land had rest from war.

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