New American Standard Bible
There remained among the sons of Israel seven tribes who had not divided their inheritance.
King James Bible
And there remained among the children of Israel seven tribes, which had not yet received their inheritance.
Darby Bible Translation
And there remained among the children of Israel seven tribes whose inheritance had not been distributed to them.
World English Bible
Seven tribes remained among the children of Israel, which had not yet divided their inheritance.
Young's Literal Translation
And there are left among the sons of Israel who have not shared their inheritance, seven tribes,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Two tribes and a half had already received their portions on the east of Jordan; Judah, Ephraim, and the remaining half of Manasseh had also been provided for Joshua 15-17. Thus there remained still seven tribes out of the twelve to be settled in their homes.
Josephus thus describes the land of Benjamin; "The Benjamites' portion of land was from the river Jordan to the sea, in length: in breadth, it was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." Let these last words be marked, "The breadth of the land of Benjamin was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." May we not justly conclude, from these words, that Jerusalem and Beth-el were opposite, as it were, in a right line? But if you look upon the maps, there are some that separate these by a very large tract of land, …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
Subjects of Study. Home Education in Israel; Female Education. Elementary Schools, Schoolmasters, and School Arrangements.
Then the whole congregation of the sons of Israel assembled themselves at Shiloh, and set up the tent of meeting there; and the land was subdued before them.
So Joshua said to the sons of Israel, "How long will you put off entering to take possession of the land which the LORD, the God of your fathers, has given you?
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