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Numbers 34 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:1 - The LORD said to Moses,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:2 - "Command the people of Israel, and say to them, When you enter the land of Canaan (this is the land that shall fall to you for an inheritance, the land of Canaan in its full extent),
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:3 - your south side shall be from the wilderness of Zin along the side of Edom, and your southern boundary shall be from the end of the Salt Sea on the east;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:4 - and your boundary shall turn south of the ascent of Akrab'bim, and cross to Zin, and its end shall be south of Ka'desh-bar'nea; then it shall go on to Ha'zar-ad'dar, and pass along to Azmon;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:5 - and the boundary shall turn from Azmon to the Brook of Egypt, and its termination shall be at the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:6 - "For the western boundary, you shall have the Great Sea and its coast; this shall be your western boundary.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:7 - "This shall be your northern boundary: from the Great Sea you shall mark out your line to Mount Hor;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:8 - from Mount Hor you shall mark it out to the entrance of Hamath, and the end of the boundary shall be at Zeded;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:9 - then the boundary shall extend to Ziphron, and its end shall be at Ha'zar-e'nan; this shall be your northern boundary.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:10 - "You shall mark out your eastern boundary from Ha'zar-e'nan to Shepham;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:11 - and the boundary shall go down from Shepham to Riblah on the east side of A'in; and the boundary shall go down, and reach to the shoulder of the sea of Chin'nereth on the east;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:12 - and the boundary shall go down to the Jordan, and its end shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land with its boundaries all round."
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:13 - Moses commanded the people of Israel, saying, "This is the land which you shall inherit by lot, which the LORD has commanded to give to the nine tribes and to the half-tribe;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:14 - for the tribe of the sons of Reuben by fathers' houses and the tribe of the sons of Gad by their fathers' houses have received their inheritance, and also the half-tribe of Manas'seh;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:15 - the two tribes and the half-tribe have received their inheritance beyond the Jordan at Jericho eastward, toward the sunrise."
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:16 - The LORD said to Moses,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:17 - "These are the names of the men who shall divide the land to you for inheritance: Elea'zar the priest and Joshua the son of Nun.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:18 - You shall take one leader of every tribe, to divide 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 Jephun'neh.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:20 - Of the tribe of the sons of Simeon, Shemu'el the son of Ammi'hud.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:21 - Of the tribe of Benjamin, Eli'dad 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 Manas'seh a leader, Han'niel the son of Ephod.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:24 - And of the tribe of the sons of E'phraim a leader, Kemu'el the son of Shiphtan.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:25 - Of the tribe of the sons of Zeb'ulun a leader, Eli-za'phan the son of Parnach.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:26 - Of the tribe of the sons of Is'sachar a leader, Pal'tiel the son of Azzan.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:27 - And of the tribe of the sons of Asher a leader, Ahi'hud the son of Shelo'mi.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:28 - Of the tribe of the sons of Naph'tali a leader, Pedah'el the son of Ammi'hud.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:29 - These are the men whom the LORD commanded to divide the inheritance for the people of Israel in the land of Canaan."

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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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