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Joshua 15

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JOSH 15:1 This then was the lot of the tribe of the children of Judah by their families; even to the border of Edom, the wilderness of Zin southward was the uttermost part of the south border.

JOSH 15:2 And their south border was from the shore of the salt-sea, from the bay that looketh southward:

JOSH 15:3 And it went out to the south side to Maaleh-acrabbim, and passed along to Zin, and ascended on the south side to Kadesh-barnea, and passed along to Hezron, and went up to Adar, and fetched a compass to Karkaa:

JOSH 15:4 From thence it passed towards Azmon, and went out to the river of Egypt; and the limits of that border were at the sea: this shall be your south limit.

JOSH 15:5 And the east border was the salt-sea, even to the end of Jordan: and their border in the north quarter was from the bay of the sea, at the uttermost part of Jordan:

JOSH 15:6 And the border went up to Beth-hogla, and passed along by the north of Beth-arabah; and the border went up to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben:

JOSH 15:7 And the border went up towards Debir from the valley of Achor, and so northward looking towards Gilgal, that is before the going up to Adummim, which is on the south side of the river: and the border passed towards the waters of En-shemesh, and the borders of it were at En-rogel:

JOSH 15:8 And the border went up by the valley of the son of Hinnom, to the south side of the Jebusite; the same is Jerusalem: and the border went up to the top of the mountain that lieth before the valley of Hinnom westward, which is at the end of the valley of the giants northward:

JOSH 15:9 And the border was drawn from the top of the hill to the fountain of the water of Nephtoah, and went out to the cities of mount Ephron; and the border was drawn to Baalah, which is Kirjath-jearim:

JOSH 15:10 And the border compassed from Baalah westward to mount Seir, and passed along to the side of mount Jearim (which is Chesalon) on the north side, and went down to Beth-shemesh, and passed on to Timnah:

JOSH 15:11 And the border went out to the side of Ekron northward: and the border was drawn to Shicron, and passed along to mount Baalah, and went out to Jabneel; and the terminations of the border were at the sea.

JOSH 15:12 And the west border was to the great sea, and its coast: this is the border of the children of Judah round about, according to their families.

JOSH 15:13 And to Caleb the son of Jephunneh he gave a part among the children of Judah, according to the commandment of the LORD to Joshua, even the city of Arba the father of Anak, which city is Hebron.

JOSH 15:14 And Caleb drove thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.

JOSH 15:15 And he went up thence to the inhabitants of Debir: and the name of Debir before was Kirjath-sepher.

JOSH 15:16 And Caleb said, He that smiteth Kirjath-sepher, and taketh it, to him will I give Achsah my daughter for a wife.

JOSH 15:17 And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it: and he gave him Achsah his daughter for a wife.

JOSH 15:18 And it came to pass, as she came to him, that she moved him to ask of her father a field. And she lighted off her ass; and Caleb said to her, What wouldst thou?

JOSH 15:19 Who answered, Give me a blessing; for thou hast given me a south land, give me also springs of water. And he gave her the upper springs, and the nether springs.

JOSH 15:20 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Judah according to their families.

JOSH 15:21 And the uttermost cities of the tribe of the children of Judah towards the border of Edom southward were Kabzeel, and Eder, and Jagur,

JOSH 15:22 And Kinah, and Dimonah, and Adadah,

JOSH 15:23 And Kedesh, and Hazor, and Ithnan,

JOSH 15:24 Ziph, and Telem, and Bealoth,

JOSH 15:25 And Hazor, Hadattah, and Kerioth, and Hezron, which is Hazor,

JOSH 15:26 Aman, and Shema, and Moladah,

JOSH 15:27 And Hazar-gaddah, and Heshmon, and Beth-palet,

JOSH 15:28 And Hazar-shual, and Beer-sheba, and Bizjothjah,

JOSH 15:29 Baalah, and Iim, and Azem,

JOSH 15:30 And Eltolad, and Chesil, and Hormah,

JOSH 15:31 And Ziglag, and Madmannah, and Sansannah,

JOSH 15:32 And Lebaoth, and Shilhim, and Ain, and Rimmon: all the cities are twenty and nine, with their villages:

JOSH 15:33 And in the valley, Eshtaol, and Zoreah, and Ashnah,

JOSH 15:34 And Zanoah, and En-gannim, Tappuah, and Enam,

JOSH 15:35 Jarmuth, and Adullam, Socoh, and Azekah,

JOSH 15:36 And Sharaim, and Adithaim, and Gederah, and Gederothaim; fourteen cities with their villages:

JOSH 15:37 Zenan, and Hadashah, and Migdalgad,

JOSH 15:38 And Dilean, and Mizpeh, and Joktheel,

JOSH 15:39 Lachish, and Bozkath, and Eglon,

JOSH 15:40 And Cabbon, and Lahman, and Kithlish,

JOSH 15:41 And Gederoth, Beth-dagon, and Naamah, and Makkedah; sixteen cities with their villages:

JOSH 15:42 Libnah, and Ether, and Ashan,

JOSH 15:43 And Jiphtah, and Ashnah, and Nezib,

JOSH 15:44 And Keilah, and Achzib, and Mareshah; nine cities with their villages:

JOSH 15:45 Ekron, with her towns and her villages:

JOSH 15:46 From Ekron even to the sea, all that lay near Ashdod, with their villages:

JOSH 15:47 Ashdod, with her towns and her villages; Gaza, with her towns and her villages, to the river of Egypt, and the great sea, and its border:

JOSH 15:48 And in the mountains, Shamir, and Jattir, and Socoh,

JOSH 15:49 And Dannah, and Kirjath-sannah, which is Debir,

JOSH 15:50 And Anab, and Eshtemoh, and Anim,

JOSH 15:51 And Goshen, and Holon, and Giloh: eleven cities with their villages:

JOSH 15:52 Arab, and Dumah, and Eshean,

JOSH 15:53 And Janum, and Beth-tappuah, and Aphekah,

JOSH 15:54 And Humtah, and Kirjath-arba (which is Hebron) and Zior; nine cities with their villages:

JOSH 15:55 Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and Juttah,

JOSH 15:56 And Jezreel, and Jokdeam, and Zanoah,

JOSH 15:57 Cain, Gibeah, and Timnah; ten cities with their villages:

JOSH 15:58 Halhul, Beth-zur, and Gedor,

JOSH 15:59 And Maarath, and Beth-anoth, and Eltekon; six cities with their villages:

JOSH 15:60 Kirjath-baal (which is Kirjath-jearim) and Rabbah; two cities with their villages:

JOSH 15:61 In the wilderness, Beth-arabah, Middin, and Secacah,

JOSH 15:62 And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and En-gedi; six cities with their villages.

JOSH 15:63 As for the Jebusites, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the children of Judah could not expel them: but the Jebusites dwell with the children of Judah at Jerusalem to this day.