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Joshua 14 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:1 - And these are the inheritances which the people of Israel received in the land of Canaan, which Elea'zar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers' houses of the tribes of the people of Israel distributed to them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:2 - Their inheritance was by lot, as the LORD had commanded Moses for the nine and one-half tribes.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:3 - For Moses had given an inheritance to the two and one-half tribes beyond the Jordan; but to the Levites he gave no inheritance among them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:4 - For the people of Joseph were two tribes, Manas'seh and E'phraim; and no portion was given to the Levites in the land, but only cities to dwell in, with their pasture lands for their cattle and their substance.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:5 - The people of Israel did as the LORD commanded Moses; they allotted the land.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:6 - Then the people of Judah came to Joshua at Gilgal; and Caleb the son of Jephun'neh the Ken'izzite said to him, "You know what the LORD said to Moses the man of God in Ka'desh-bar'nea concerning you and me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:7 - I was forty years old when Moses the servant of the LORD sent me from Ka'desh-bar'nea to spy out the land; and I brought him word again as it was in my heart.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:8 - But my brethren who went up with me made the heart of the people melt; yet I wholly followed the LORD my God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:9 - And Moses swore on that day, saying, 'Surely the land on which your foot has trodden shall be an inheritance for you and your children for ever, because you have wholly followed the LORD my God.'

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:10 - And now, behold, the LORD has kept me alive, as he said, these forty-five years since the time that the LORD spoke this word to Moses, while Israel walked in the wilderness; and now, lo, I am this day eighty-five years old.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:11 - I am still as strong to this day as I was in the day that Moses sent me; my strength now is as my strength was then, for war, and for going and coming.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:12 - So now give me this hill country of which the LORD spoke on that day; for you heard on that day how the Anakim were there, with great fortified cities: it may be that the LORD will be with me, and I shall drive them out as the LORD said."

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:13 - Then Joshua blessed him; and he gave Hebron to Caleb the son of Jephun'neh for an inheritance.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:14 - So Hebron became the inheritance of Caleb the son of Jephun'neh the Ken'izzite to this day, because he wholly followed the LORD, the God of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:15 - Now the name of Hebron formerly was Kir'iath-ar'ba; this Arba was the greatest man among the Anakim. And the land had rest from war.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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