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Allotment of the land


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  1. Num 34
  2. Joshua 13:5
  3. 3.0 3.1 When Joshua had grown old, the Lord said to him, “You are now very old, and there are still very large areas of land to be taken over. “This is the land that remains:
    Joshua 13:1-7
  4. Phoenix
  5. Numbers 13:21-22
  6. And the children of Dan went their way: And they took the things which Micah had made, and the priest which he had, and came unto Laish, unto a people that were at quiet and secure: and they smote them with the edge of the sword, and burnt the city with fire. And there was no deliverer, because it was far from Zidon, and they had no business with any Adam (Aram); and it was in the valley that lieth by Beth-Rehob.

    And they built a city, and dwelt therein. And they called the name of the city Dan

    And the children of Dan set up the graven image: and Jonathan, the son of Gershom, the son of Moses, he and his sons were priests to the tribe of Dan until the day of the captivity of the land.

    And they set them up Micah's graven image, which he made, all the time that the house of God was in Shiloh.
  7. Where Heber the Kenite pitched his tent. Near kadesh (judges 4:11)
  8. where Sisera dwelt
  9. Joshua 19:24-31
  10. Judges 4
    And to the sons of Gershon, throughout their families, they gave thirteen cities from the tribe of Issachar, from the tribe of Asher, from the tribe of Naphtali, and from the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan

    From the family of the half-tribe of Manasseh the sons of Gershon were given Golan in Bashan with its common-lands and Ashtaroth with its common-lands.

    And from the tribe of Issachar: Kedesh with its common-lands, Daberath with its common-lands, Ramoth with its common-lands, and Anem with its common-lands.

    And from the tribe of Asher: Mashal with its common-lands, Abdon with its common-lands, Hukok with its common-lands, and Rehob with its common-lands.

    And from the tribe of Naphtali: Kedesh in Galilee with its common-lands, Hammon with its common-lands, and Kirjathaim with its common-lands.
  11. Joshua 19:32-39
    The fortified towns were Ziddim, Zer, Hammath, Rakkath, Kinnereth, Adamah, Ramah, Hazor, Kedesh, Edrei, En Hazor, Iron, Migdal El, Horem, Beth-Anath and Beth-Shemesh
  12. Num 34:11
  13. 1 Chronicles 5:26
    2 kings 15:29
    2 Kings 17:3-6
  14. Joshua 19:34
  15. deut 3:10
  16. Called also Maacah and Maachathi. A small kingdom E. of Bashan, Deut. 3:14; Josh. 12:5; 2 Sam. 10:6, 8; 1 Chr. 19:6, 7.
  17. Deut 3:16
    ...even unto Jabbok the brook, the border of the sons of Ammon
  18. septuagint has 'Iaseiph'
  19. Joshua 17
  20. Joshua 17:11
  21. See Judges 4 & 8:18
    possibly the mount of the transfiguration
  22. Joshua 19:17-23
  23. שְׁאָן at ease. quiet. tranquil
    cognate to שְׁעָן
  24. יִבְלְעָם "devouring the people"
  25. Genesis 24:10
    Genesis 27:42-43
  26. 1 Chronicles 7:28-29
  27. Strategically located on the Gibeon-Aijalon road, the towns guarded the important "ascent of Beth-Horon."
    When (Joshua 10:10) Joshua discomfited the kings of the Amorites "he slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, and chased them by the way of the 'Ascent of Beth-horon.'
    When the Philistines opposed King Saul at Michmash they sent a company of their men to hold "the way of Beth-horon."
    David chased the Philistines after their defeat in the valley of Rephaim "from Geba until thou come to Gezer," showing that Gezer was on the frontier of the Philistine territory.
  28. Upon the ridge which passes south of Lower Beth-Horon
  29. Gen 37:17, 2 King 6:13
  30. A road passed through Shechem, Shiloh, Bethel/Ai, Ramah, Gibeah, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Hebron. This road was called the “Ridge Route” because it followed a key mountain ridge stretching 50 miles south. Also called “The Way of the Patriarchs”
  31. Genesis 12:4-9
    Joshua 8:30-35
  32. behold feast YHWH in Shiloh (from days days) which [seems] from [the] north to [the people of] Bethel from rising the sun to road the ascent from Bethel Shechem and from south to Lebonah
    Judges 21:19
  33. compare to 'east' and 'west' st louis
  34. the border of the Canaanite is from Sidon, going to Gerar unto Gaza going to Sodom, and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, unto Lasha
    Genesis 10:19
    Amalek is dwelling in the land of the south, and the Hittite, and the Jebusite, and the Amorite is dwelling in the hill country, and the Canaanite is dwelling by the sea, and by the side of the Jordan.'
    Joshua 13:29-33
  35. 'house of God' (i.e. heaven)
  36. Gen 28:19
  37. Between Ramah and Bethel
  38. Genesis 12:4-9
  39. gen 31:45-49
  40. Joshua 8:29
  41. (beside Beth-Aven) Joshua 7:2
  42. Judges 15
  43. exodus 23:28
  44. Joshua 13:1-3
  45. Joshua 19:10-16
    Included were Kattath, Nahalal, Shimron, Idalah and Bethlehem. There were twelve towns and their villages
  46. 1 Chronicles 4:13-23
  47. gen 32
  48. Judges 18:11-12 (YLT) And there journey thence, of the family of the Danite, from Zorah, and from Eshtaol, six hundred men girded with weapons of war. And they go up and encamp in Kirjath-Jearim, in Judah, therefore they have called that place, `Camp of Dan,' (Mahaneh Dan) till this day; lo, behind Kirjath-Jearim.
  49. Qayinuthan
  50. gen 32:22-30
  51. Joshua 13:29-33
  52. Joshua 18:11-28
    had the following towns:
    Jericho, Beth-Hoglah, Emek Keziz, Beth-Arabah, Zemaraim, Bethel, Avvim, Parah, Ophrah, Kephar Ammoni, Ophni and Geba—twelve towns and their villages.
    Gibeon, Ramah, Beeroth, Mizpah, Kephirah, Mozah, Rekem, Irpeel, Taralah, Zelah, Haeleph, the Jebusite city (that is, Jerusalem), Gibeah and Kiriath—fourteen towns and their villages.
  53. Joshua 19:33
  54. 63As to the Jebusites, inhabitants of Jerusalem, the sons of Judah have not been able to dispossess them, and the Jebusite dwelleth with the sons of Judah in Jerusalem unto this day.
  55. 55.0 55.1 'arising' in hebrew is 'Zarach'
    'sun' in hebrew is 'shemesh'
  56. Joshua 13:24-28
  57. 1 kings 7:46
    In the circuit of the Jordan hath the king cast them, in the thick soil of the ground, between Succoth and Zarthan

    Joshua 3
    16 that the waters stand; those coming down from above have risen -- one heap, very far above Adam the city, which is at the side of Zaretan; and those going down by the sea of the plain, the Salt Sea, have been completely cut off; and the people have passed through over-against Jericho;

    also called Zeredathah
  58. לָבַן white
    שִׁיחוֹר black
  59. David chased the Philistines after their defeat in the valley of Rephaim "from Geba until thou come to Gezer," showing that Gezer was on the frontier of the Philistine territory
  60. Joshua 19:40-48
  61. Delilah lived in the Valley of Sorek.
  62. Text reads Mount Se(rh)ir
  63. Deut 2:23
    Ezek 27:6
    Isa 23:1,12
  64. quarreling arose between Abram’s herders (Canaanites) and Lot’s [herders] (Perizzites)
    Genesis 13:1-7
  65. along S. slope of Jerusalem
  66. Joshua 4?
  67. Joshua 15:61-63
  68. Deuteronomy 2
    Joshua 13:29-33
  69. Joshua 15
  70. Joshua 13:8-23
  71. 1 Sam 5-6
  72. Joshua 15:33-47
  73. Cherethites
  74. 1 Sam 27
  75. Joshua 13:29-33
    Amalek is dwelling in the land of the south, and the Hittite, and the Jebusite, and the Amorite is dwelling in the hill country, and the Canaanite is dwelling by the sea, and by the side of the Jordan.'
  76. Joshua 15:48-60
  77. seems to be between Lachish and Hebron
    Joshua 10:31-37
  78. The Arnon is the border of Moab, between Moab and the Amorites.
    Numbers 21:12-13
  79. Joshua 15:61-62
  80. num 33:36
  81. 1 Kings 9:26
    And a navy hath king Solomon made in Ezion-Geber, that is beside Eloth, on the edge of the Sea of Suph (reeds), in the land of Edom.
  82. Num 21
  83. Between Kadesh and Bered
    Genesis 16:13-14
    Genesis 24:62
    Now Isaac had come from Beer Lahai Roi, for he was living in the Negev
    Genesis 26:6
    And Isaac dwelleth in Gerar
  84. Ruins of the Hebrews
    Numbers 21
    Deut 10
  85. ezek 47:19
  86. 'Good' Land of rivers, Levi set apart
    venomous hooded cobras bite people
    Num 21
  87. Judges 11
    15and saith to him, `Thus said Jephthah, Israel took not the land of Moab, and the land of the Bene-Ammon,
    16for in their coming up out of Egypt, Israel...
    goeth through the wilderness, and compasseth the land of Edom and the land of Moab, and cometh in at the rising of the sun of the land of Moab, and they encamp beyond Arnon, and have not come into the border of Moab, for Arnon [is] the border of Moab
  88. Num. 22:5; Deut. 23:4.
  89. border between Moab and the Amorites.
    Numbers 21:10-13
    38 years from Kadesh till crossing brook of Zered
    Deut 2:14
  90. (Dew)
  91. 10 commandments given here
    Ex 19
  92. Aaron dies here
    Deut 10:6
    Numbers 33
    Mourn 30 days
    Numbers 20
  93. Joshua 13:29-33
  94. between Kadesh and Shur
    Genesis 20:1
  95. The southernmost towns of the tribe of Judah in the Negev toward the boundary of Edom were:
  96. joshua 19:1-9
  97. Genesis 21:33
  98. Wells-of-sons-of-Jaakan
  99. The Sihor upon
    face of Egypt
    Joshua 13:1-3
  100. Gen 49:22
    Joseph is a fruitful (parah) bough (ben), a fruitful bough near a spring (ayin) whose branches climb over the wall (shur)
  101. Hezron and Addar are probable so close that they are actually one city
  102. (good and evil?)
    Fire of YHWH burns outskirts of camp (3-7) Num 11
  103. 70 elders annointed at the suggestion of Jethro (Ex 18)
  104. for 1 month (Num 11:16-35)
  105. Miriam and Aaron speak against Moses
    Miriam shut out 7 days
    Num 12
  106. in the desert of Paran (num 13:26)
    Spies return after 40 days
    Num 13
    Edom refuses passage
    Num 20
    11 days from Horeb
    by way of Mt Seir
    Deut 1
  107. Gen 14:7
  108. 2-15 passover for unclean
    manna rained on them
    Ex 16
  109. Ephah
  110. Their dwelling was from Mesha going to Shephar mount [of] the east
    Genesis 10:30
  111. The second lot came out for the tribe of Simeon according to its clans. Their inheritance lay within the territory of Judah. It included Beersheba and Sheba
    Joshua 19:1
  112. Genesis 36:27,1 Chronicles 1:42
  113. And these [are] the years of the life of Ishmael, a hundred and thirty and seven years; and he expireth, and dieth, and is gathered unto his people;
    and they tabernacle from Havilah unto the Shur which [is] before Egypt (as opposed to the Zoar which is in Moab)
    Going A-Shur-ah (running amok?) upon the face of all his brothers he died.
  114. Nabataeans with their capital at Petra
  115. Genesis 36
  116. Deut 2
  117. Asshurim
  118. People speak against Moses
    Deut 8
  119. Jer 48
    21And judgment hath come in unto the land of the plain -- unto Holon, And unto Jahazah, and on Mephaath,
    22And on Dibon, and on Nebo, And on Beth-Diblathaim, and on Kirathaim,
    23And on Beth-Gamul, and on Beth-Meon,
    24And on Kerioth, and on Bozrah, And on all cities of the land of Moab, The far off and the near.
  120. Judg. 1:36; Jeremiah 49:16-18
  121. Isaiah 16:1, 42:11; 2 Kings 14:7


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