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Numbers 34 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Apportioning Canaan

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Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:2 - “Command the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘When you enter the land of Canaan, this is the land that shall fall to you as an inheritance, even the land of Canaan according to its borders.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:3 - ‘And your southern [fn]sector shall [fn]extend from the wilderness of Zin along the side of Edom, and your southern border shall [fn]extend from the end of the Salt Sea eastward.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:4 - ‘Then your border shall turn from the south to the ascent of Akrabbim and [fn]continue to Zin, and its [fn]termination shall be to the south of Kadesh-barnea; and it shall [fn]reach Hazaraddar and [fn]continue to Azmon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:5 - ‘And the border shall turn from Azmon to the brook of Egypt, and its termination shall be at the sea.
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‘And as for the west border, you shall have the Great Sea, that is, its [fn]coastline; this shall be your west border.

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‘And this shall be your north border: you shall draw your border line from the Great Sea to Mount Hor.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:8 - ‘You shall draw a line from Mount Hor to [fn]Lebo-hamath, and the termination of the border shall be at Zedad;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:9 - and the border shall proceed to Ziphron, and its termination shall be at Hazar-enan. This shall be your north border.
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‘For your east border you shall also draw a line from Hazar-enan to Shepham,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:11 - and the border shall go down from Shepham to Riblah on the east side of Ain; and the border shall go down and reach to the [fn]slope on the east side of the Sea of [fn]Chinnereth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:12 - ‘And the border shall go down to the Jordan, and its termination shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land according to its borders all around.’”
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So Moses commanded the sons of Israel, saying, “This is the land that you shall inherit by lot among you as a possession, which Yahweh has commanded to give to the nine and a half tribes.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:14 - “For the tribe of the sons of Reuben have received theirs according to their fathers’ households, and the tribe of the sons of Gad according to their fathers’ households, and the half-tribe of Manasseh have received their inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:15 - “The two and a half tribes have received their inheritance across the Jordan opposite Jericho to the east toward the sunrise.”
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Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:17 - “These are the names of the men who shall apportion the land to you for inheritance: Eleazar the priest and Joshua the son of Nun.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:18 - “And you shall take one leader of every tribe to apportion the land for inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:19 - “Now these are the names of the men:

Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh.

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“Of the tribe of the sons of Simeon, Samuel the son of Ammihud.

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“Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad the son of Chislon.

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“Of the tribe of the sons of Dan a leader, Bukki the son of Jogli.

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“Of the sons of Joseph: of the tribe of the sons of Manasseh a leader, Hanniel the son of Ephod.

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“Of the tribe of the sons of Ephraim a leader, Kemuel the son of Shiphtan.

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“Of the tribe of the sons of Zebulun a leader, Elizaphan the son of Parnach.

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“Of the tribe of the sons of Issachar a leader, Paltiel the son of Azzan.

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“Of the tribe of the sons of Asher a leader, Ahihud the son of Shelomi.

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“Of the tribe of the sons of Naphtali a leader, Pedahel the son of Ammihud.”

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These are those whom Yahweh commanded to apportion the inheritance to the sons of Israel in the land of Canaan.

LSB Footnotes
Lit side
Lit be
Lit be
Lit pass along
Lit goings out, so in ch
Lit go forth to
Lit pass along
Lit border
Or the entrance of Hamath
Lit shoulder

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