Joshua 13:7
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English Standard Version
Now therefore divide this land for an inheritance to the nine tribes and half the tribe of Manasseh.”

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

American Standard Version
Now therefore divide this land for an inheritance unto the nine tribes, and the half-tribe of Manasseh.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And now divide the land in possession to the nine tribes, and to the half tribe of Manasses,

English Revised Version
Now therefore divide this land for an inheritance unto the nine tribes, and the half tribe of Manasseh.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now therefore divide this land for an inheritance to the nine tribes, and the half tribe of Manasseh,

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Introduction to the Division of the Land. - Joshua 13:1-7. Command of the Lord to Joshua to distribute the land of Canaan by lot among the nine tribes and a half. Joshua 13:1 contains only the commencement of the divine command; the conclusion follows in Joshua 13:7. Joshua 13:2-6 form a parenthesis of several clauses, defining the last clause of Joshua 13:1 more fully. When Joshua had grown old, the Lord commanded him, as he was advanced in years, and there was still much land to be taken, to divide "this land," i.e., the whole of the land of Canaan, for an inheritance to the nine tribes and a half, and promised him at the same time that He would drive out the Canaanites from those portions of the land that were not yet conquered (Joshua 13:6). The words "grown old and come into years" (vid., Genesis 24:1; Genesis 18:11, etc.) denote advanced age in its different stages up to the near approach of death (as, for example, in Joshua 23:1). Joshua might be ninety or a hundred years old at this time. The allusion to Joshua's great age serves simply to explain the reason for the command of God. As he was already old, and there still remained much land to be taken, he was to proceed to the division of Canaan, that he might accomplish this work to which he was also called before his death; whereas he might very possibly suppose that, under existing circumstances, the time for allotting the land had not yet arrived. - In Joshua 13:2-6 the districts that were not yet conquered are enumerated separately.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Numbers 26:53-56 To these the land shall be divided for an inheritance according to the number of names...

Numbers 33:54 And you shall divide the land by lot for an inheritance among your families: and to the more you shall give the more inheritance...

Numbers 32:2-14 The children of Gad and the children of Reuben came and spoke to Moses, and to Eleazar the priest...

Ezekiel 47:13-23 Thus said the Lord GOD; This shall be the border, whereby you shall inherit the land according to the twelve tribes of Israel...

Ezekiel 48:23-29 As for the rest of the tribes, from the east side to the west side, Benjamin shall have a portion...

Cross References
Joshua 13:6
all the inhabitants of the hill country from Lebanon to Misrephoth-maim, even all the Sidonians. I myself will drive them out from before the people of Israel. Only allot the land to Israel for an inheritance, as I have commanded you.

Joshua 13:8
With the other half of the tribe of Manasseh the Reubenites and the Gadites received their inheritance, which Moses gave them, beyond the Jordan eastward, as Moses the servant of the LORD gave them:

Psalm 78:55
He drove out nations before them; he apportioned them for a possession and settled the tribes of Israel in their tents.

Psalm 105:44
And he gave them the lands of the nations, and they took possession of the fruit of the peoples' toil,

Ezekiel 45:1
"When you allot the land as an inheritance, you shall set apart for the LORD a portion of the land as a holy district, 25,000 cubits long and 20,000 cubits broad. It shall be holy throughout its whole extent.

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