Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NASB95
Your Bible Version is the NASB95
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible

Numbers 34 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible

Instruction for Apportioning Canaan

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:1 - Then the LORD 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 - ‘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 direction 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 - ‘The border shall turn direction from Azmon to the brook of Egypt, and its termination shall be at the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:6 - ‘As for the western border, you shall have the Great Sea, that is, its [fn]coastline; this shall be your west border.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:7 - ‘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 the [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.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:10 - ‘For your eastern 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 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.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:13 - So Moses commanded the sons of Israel, saying, “This is the land that you are to apportion by lot among you as a possession, which the LORD 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 possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:15 - “The two and a half tribes have received their possession across the Jordan opposite Jericho, eastward toward the sunrising.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:16 - Then the LORD 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 - “You shall take one leader of every tribe to apportion the land for inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:19 - “These are the names of the men: of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:20 - “Of the tribe of the sons of Simeon, Samuel the son of Ammihud.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:21 - “Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad the son of Chislon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:22 - “Of the tribe of the sons of Dan a leader, Bukki the son of Jogli.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:23 - “Of the sons of Joseph: of the tribe of the sons of Manasseh a leader, Hanniel the son of Ephod.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:24 - “Of the tribe of the sons of Ephraim a leader, Kemuel the son of Shiphtan.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:25 - “Of the tribe of the sons of Zebulun a leader, Elizaphan the son of Parnach.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:26 - “Of the tribe of the sons of Issachar a leader, Paltiel the son of Azzan.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:27 - “Of the tribe of the sons of Asher a leader, Ahihud the son of Shelomi.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:28 - “Of the tribe of the sons of Naphtali a leader, Pedahel the son of Ammihud.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:29 - These are those whom the LORD commanded to apportion the inheritance to the sons of Israel in the land of Canaan.
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: side
Literally: be
Literally: pass along
Literally: goings out, and so throughout the chapter
Literally: go forth to
Literally: border
Or, entrance of Hamath
Literally: shoulder

New American Standard Bible 1995
Copyright (c) 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995
by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
All rights reserved

The "NASB," "NAS," "New American Standard Bible," and "New American Standard" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by The Lockman Foundation. Use of these trademarks requires the permission of The Lockman Foundation.

For Permission To Quote visit

For more information on this translation, see the NASB95 Preface.

BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NASB95

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search NASB95

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization