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Joshua 15 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:1 - The land allotted to the tribe of Judah by its clans reached to the border of Edom, to the Wilderness of Zin in the Negev far to the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:2 - Their southern border started at the southern tip of the Salt Sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:3 - extended south of the Scorpion Ascent, crossed to Zin, went up from the south to Kadesh Barnea, crossed to Hezron, went up to Addar, and turned toward Karka.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:4 - It then crossed to Azmon, extended to the Stream of Egypt, and ended at the sea. This was their southern border.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:5 - The eastern border was the Salt Sea to the mouth of the Jordan River. The northern border started north of the Salt Sea at the mouth of the Jordan,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:6 - went up to Beth Hoglah, crossed north of Beth Arabah, and went up to the Stone of Bohan son of Reuben.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:7 - It then went up to Debir from the Valley of Achor, turning northward to Gilgal (which is opposite the Pass of Adummim south of the valley), crossed to the waters of En Shemesh and extended to En Rogel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:8 - It then went up the Valley of Ben Hinnom to the slope of the Jebusites on the south (that is, Jerusalem), going up to the top of the hill opposite the Valley of Ben Hinnom to the west, which is at the end of the Valley of the Rephaites to the north.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:9 - It then went from the top of the hill to the spring of the waters of Nephtoah, extended to the cities of Mount Ephron, and went to Baalah (that is, Kiriath Jearim).
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:10 - It then turned from Baalah westward to Mount Seir, crossed to the slope of Mount Jearim on the north (that is Kesalon), descended to Beth Shemesh, and crossed to Timnah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:11 - It then extended to the slope of Ekron to the north, went toward Shikkeron, crossed to Mount Baalah, extended to Jabneel, and ended at the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:12 - The western border was the Mediterranean Sea. These were the borders of the tribe of Judah and its clans.
(Jdg 1:11–15 )
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:13 - Caleb son of Jephunneh was assigned Kiriath Arba (that is Hebron) within the tribe of Judah, according to the LORD's instructions to Joshua. (Arba was the father of Anak.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:14 - Caleb drove out from there three Anakites - Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, descendants of Anak.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:15 - From there he attacked the people of Debir. (Debir used to be called Kiriath Sepher.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:16 - Caleb said, "To the man who attacks and captures Kiriath Sepher I will give my daughter Acsah as a wife."
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:17 - When Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb's brother, captured it, Caleb gave Acsah his daughter to him as a wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:18 - One time Acsah came and charmed her father so that she could ask him for some land. When she got down from her donkey, Caleb said to her, "What would you like?"
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:19 - She answered, "Please give me a special present. Since you have given me land in the Negev, now give me springs of water. So he gave her both upper and lower springs.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:20 - This is the land assigned to the tribe of Judah by its clans:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:21 - These cities were located at the southern extremity of Judah's tribal land near the border of Edom: Kabzeel, Eder, Jagur,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:22 - Kinah, Dimonah, Adadah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:23 - Kedesh, Hazor, Ithnan,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:24 - Ziph, Telem, Bealoth,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:25 - Hazor Hadattah, Kerioth Hezron (that is, Hazor),
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:26 - Amam, Shema, Moladah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:27 - Hazar Gaddah, Heshbon, Beth Pelet,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:28 - Hazar Shual, Beer Sheba, Biziothiah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:29 - Baalah, Iim, Ezem,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:30 - Eltolad, Kesil, Hormah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:31 - Ziklag, Madmannah, Sansannah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:32 - Lebaoth, Shilhim, Ain, and Rimmon - a total of twenty-nine cities and their towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:33 - These cities were in the lowlands: Eshtaol, Zorah, Ashnah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:34 - Zanoah, En Gannim, Tappuah, Enam,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:35 - Jarmuth, Adullam, Socoh, Azekah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:36 - Shaaraim, Adithaim, and Gederah (or Gederothaim) - a total of fourteen cities and their towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:37 - Zenan, Hadashah, Migdal Gad,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:38 - Dilean, Mizpah, Joktheel,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:39 - Lachish, Bozkath, Eglon,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:40 - Cabbon, Lahmas, Kitlish,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:41 - Gederoth, Beth Dagon, Naamah, and Makkedah - a total of sixteen cities and their towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:42 - Libnah, Ether, Ashan,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:43 - Iphtah, Ashnah, Nezib,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:44 - Keilah, Aczib, and Mareshah - a total of nine cities and their towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:45 - Ekron and its surrounding towns and settlements;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:46 - from Ekron westward, all those in the vicinity of Ashdod and their towns;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:47 - Ashdod with its surrounding towns and settlements, and Gaza with its surrounding towns and settlements, as far as the Stream of Egypt and the border at the Mediterranean Sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:48 - These cities were in the hill country: Shamir, Jattir, 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 - a total of eleven cities and their towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:52 - Arab, Dumah, Eshan,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:53 - Janim, Beth Tappuah, Aphekah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:54 - Humtah, Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron), and Zior - a total of nine cities and their towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:55 - Maon, Carmel, Ziph, Juttah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:56 - Jezreel, Jokdeam, Zanoah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:57 - Kain, Gibeah, and Timnah - a total of ten cities and their towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:58 - Halhul, Beth Zur, Gedor,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:59 - Maarath, Beth Anoth, and Eltekon - a total of six cities and their towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:60 - Kiriath Baal (that is, Kiriath Jearim) and Rabbah - a total of two cities and their towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:61 - These cities were in the desert: Beth Arabah, Middin, Secacah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:62 - Nibshan, the city of Salt, and En Gedi - a total of six cities and their towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:63 - The men of Judah were unable to conquer the Jebusites living in Jerusalem. The Jebusites live with the people of Judah in Jerusalem to this very day.

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