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Joshua 15 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Territory of Judah

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:1 -

Now the lot for the tribe of the sons of Judah according to their families [fn]reached the border of Edom, southward to the wilderness of Zin at the extreme south.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:2 - Their southern border was from the lower end of the Salt Sea, from the bay that turns to the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:3 - Then it proceeded southward to the ascent of Akrabbim and continued to Zin, then went up by the south of Kadesh-barnea and continued to Hezron, and went up to Addar and turned to Karka.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:4 - It continued to Azmon and proceeded to the [fn]brook of Egypt, and the [fn]border ended at the sea. This shall be your southern border.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:5 - The eastern border was the Salt Sea, as far as the [fn]mouth of the Jordan. And the border of the north side was from the bay of the sea at the [fn]mouth of the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:6 - Then the border went up to Beth-hoglah, and continued on the north of Beth-arabah, and the border went up to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:7 - And the border went up to Debir from the Valley of Achor, and turned northward toward Gilgal which is opposite the ascent of Adummim, which is on the south of the valley; and the border continued to the waters of En-shemesh and [fn]it ended at En-rogel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:8 - Then the border went up the Valley of Ben-hinnom to the slope of the Jebusite on the south (that is, Jerusalem); and the border went up to the top of the mountain which is opposite the Valley of Hinnom to the west, which is at the end of the Valley of Rephaim toward the north.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:9 - And from the top of the mountain the border turned to the spring of the waters of Nephtoah and proceeded to the cities of Mount Ephron, then the border turned to Baalah (that is, Kiriath-jearim).
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:10 - The border turned from Baalah westward to Mount Seir, and continued to the slope of Mount Jearim on the north (that is, Chesalon), and went down to Beth-shemesh and continued through Timnah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:11 - Then the border proceeded to the side of Ekron northward. And the border turned to Shikkeron and continued to Mount Baalah and proceeded to Jabneel, and the [fn]border ended at the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:12 - The western border was at the Great Sea, even its [fn]coastline. This is the border around the sons of Judah according to their families.
(Jdg 1:11–15)
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Now he gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh a portion among the sons of Judah, in accordance with the [fn]command of the LORD to Joshua, namely, [fn]Kiriath-arba, Arba being the father of Anak (that is, Hebron).

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:14 - And Caleb [fn]drove out from there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:15 - Then he went up from there against the inhabitants of Debir; now the name of Debir previously was Kiriath-sepher.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:16 - And Caleb said, “The one who [fn]attacks Kiriath-sepher and captures it, [fn]I will give him Achsah my daughter as a wife.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:17 - Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, captured it; so he gave him Achsah his daughter as a wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:18 - And it happened that when she came to him, she incited him to ask her father for a field. So she dismounted from the donkey, and Caleb said to her, “What do you want?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:19 - Then she said, “Give me a blessing; since you have given me the land of the [fn]Negev, give me springs of water also.” So he gave her the upper springs and the lower springs.
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This is the inheritance of the tribe of the sons of Judah according to their families.

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Now the cities at the extremity of the tribe of the sons of Judah toward the border of Edom in the south were Kabzeel, Eder, and Jagur,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:22 - Kinah, Dimonah, and Adadah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:23 - Kedesh, Hazor, and Ithnan,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:24 - Ziph, Telem, and Bealoth,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:25 - Hazor-hadattah, Kerioth-hezron (that is, Hazor),
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:26 - Amam, Shema, and Moladah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:27 - Hazar-gaddah, Heshmon, and Beth-pelet,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:28 - Hazar-shual, Beersheba, and Biziothiah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:29 - Baalah, Iim, and Ezem,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:30 - Eltolad, Chesil, and Hormah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:31 - Ziklag, Madmannah, and Sansannah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:32 - Lebaoth, Shilhim, Ain, and Rimmon; in all, twenty-nine cities with their villages.
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In the lowland: Eshtaol, Zorah, and Ashnah,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:34 - Zanoah, En-gannim, Tappuah, and Enam,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:35 - Jarmuth, Adullam, Socoh, and Azekah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:36 - Shaaraim, Adithaim, Gederah, and Gederothaim; fourteen cities with their villages.
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Zenan, Hadashah, and Migdal-gad,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:38 - Dilean, Mizpeh, and Joktheel,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:39 - Lachish, Bozkath, and Eglon,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:40 - Cabbon, Lahmas, and Chitlish,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:41 - Gederoth, Beth-dagon, Naamah, and Makkedah; sixteen cities with their villages.
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Libnah, Ether, and Ashan,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:43 - Iphtah, Ashnah, and Nezib,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:44 - Keilah, Achzib, and Mareshah; nine cities with their villages.
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Ekron, with its towns and its villages;

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:46 - from Ekron even to the sea, all that were by the [fn]side of Ashdod, with their villages.
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Ashdod, its towns and its villages; Gaza, its towns and its villages, as far as the [fn]brook of Egypt and the Great Sea, even its [fn]coastline.

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In the hill country: Shamir, Jattir, and Socoh,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:49 - Dannah, Kiriath-sannah (that is, Debir),
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:50 - Anab, Eshtemoh, Anim,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:51 - Goshen, Holon, and Giloh; eleven cities with their villages.
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Arab, Dumah, and Eshan,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:53 - Janum, Beth-tappuah, and Aphekah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:54 - Humtah, Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron), and Zior; nine cities with their villages.
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Maon, Carmel, Ziph, and Juttah,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:56 - Jezreel, Jokdeam, and Zanoah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:57 - Kain, Gibeah, and Timnah; ten cities with their villages.
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Halhul, Beth-zur, and Gedor,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:59 - Maarath, Beth-anoth, and Eltekon; six cities with their villages.
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Kiriath-baal (that is, Kiriath-jearim), and Rabbah; two cities with their villages.

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In the wilderness: Beth-arabah, Middin, and Secacah,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:62 - Nibshan, the City of Salt, and Engedi; six cities with their villages.
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Now as for the Jebusites, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the sons of Judah could not [fn]drive them out; so the Jebusites live with the sons of Judah in Jerusalem to this day.

NASB20 Footnotes
Lit was to
Or wadi
Lit goings out of the border were
Lit end
Lit end
Lit the goings out of it were
Lit goings out...were
Lit border
Lit mouth
I.e., the city of Arba
Or dispossessed them
Lit strikes
Lit and I
I.e., South country
Lit hand
Or wadi
Lit border
Or dispossess them

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