Numbers 26:55
Douay-Rheims Bible
Yet so that by lot the land be divided to the tribe and families.

New American Bible
But the land shall be divided by lot, all inheriting according to the lists of their ancestral tribes.

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Yet so that by lot the land be divided to the tribe and families.

14,976,000 acres; which, divided among

600,000 men, will allow of more than

Numbers 26:21 Moreover the sons of Phares were: Hesron, of whom is the family of the Hesronites: and Hamul, of whom is the family of the Hamulites.

acres and a half to each, with a remainder of

1,976,000 acres for the princes of tribes, Levitical cities; so that there was an ample provision to enable each person, with all the advantages of that fertile country and fine climate, to live, if not in affluent, yet in very comfortable circumstances. Canaan lies between lat.

31 degrees and

33 degrees

30' north and long.

35 degrees and

37 degrees east; its length, from the city of Dan to Beersheba, is about

200 miles; and its breadth, from the shores of the Mediterranean to the eastern borders, about

90. The Canaanites, the descendants of Canaan, son of Ham, and the original inhabitants of the land, were divided into seven principal nations, the Amorites, Hittites, Jebusites, Girgashites, Canaanites, Perizzites, and Hivites, and formed themselves into almost as many kingdoms as they had cities. After their defeat by the Israelites, such as escaped the sword became tributary; but in process of time, having seduced them to their idolatries, they recovered many of the strongest places in the country; and even formed themselves into a mighty kingdom in Galilee. They were, however, again defeated by Barak, but were not finally subdued till the reign of David and Solomon; the latter of whom employed

153,600 in the most servile parts of the work of building the temple, palace, etc.

Romans 11:7 What then? That which Israel sought, he hath not obtained: but the election hath obtained it. And the rest have been blinded.

1 Corinthians 12:4 Now there are diversities of graces, but the same Spirit.

Context
Inheritance by Lot
54To the greater number thou shalt give a greater portion, and to the fewer a less: to every one, as they have now been reckoned up, shall a possession be delivered: 55Yet so that by lot the land be divided to the tribe and families.56Whatsoever shall fall by lot, that shall be taken by the more, or the fewer.…
Cross References
Numbers 26:56
Whatsoever shall fall by lot, that shall be taken by the more, or the fewer.

Numbers 33:54
And you shall divide it among you by lot. To the more you shall give a larger part, and to the fewer a lesser. To every one as the lot shall fall, so shall the inheritance be given. The possession shall be divided by the tribes and the families.

Numbers 34:13
And Moses commanded the children of Israel, saying: This shall be the land which you shall possess by lot, and which the Lord hath commanded to be given to the nine tribes, and to the half tribe.

Joshua 14:2
Dividing all by lot, as the Lord had commanded the hand of Moses, to the nine tribes, and the half tribe.

Ezekiel 47:22
And you shall divide it by lot for an inheritance to you, and to the strangers that shall come over to you, that shall beget children among you: and they shall be unto you as men of the same country born among the children of Israel: they shall divide the possession with you in the midst of the tribes of Israel.

Additional Translations
Indeed, the land must be divided by lot; they shall receive their inheritance according to the names of the tribes of their fathers.Notwithstanding the land shall be divided by lot: according to the names of the tribes of their fathers they shall inherit.

Notwithstanding, the land shall be divided by lot: according to the names of the tribes of their fathers they shall inherit.

The land shall be divided to the names by lot, they shall inherit according to the tribes of their families.

Notwithstanding the land shall be divided by lot; according to the names of the tribes of their fathers shall they inherit;

Notwithstanding the land shall be divided by lot: according to the names of the tribes of their fathers they shall inherit.

Notwithstanding, the land shall be divided by lot: according to the names of the tribes of their fathers they shall inherit.

Notwithstanding, the land shall be divided by lot: according to the names of the tribes of their fathers they shall inherit.

'Only by lot is the land apportioned, by the names of the tribes of their fathers they inherit;
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