13Thussays the LordaGOD, "This shall be the 1boundary by which you shall divide the land for an inheritance among the twelvetribes of Israel; Joseph shall have two2portions.
"You shall divide it for an inheritance, eachonebequally with the other; for I c3swore to give it to your forefathers, and thisland shall fall to you das an inheritance.
15"This shall be the boundary of the land: on the 4northside, from the GreatSea by the way of Hethlon, to the entrance of e5Zedad;
16f6Hamath, Berothah, Sibraim, which is between the border of 7Damascus and the border of Hamath; Hazer-hatticon, which is by the border of Hauran.
"The boundary shall gextend from the sea to 8Hazar-enan at the border of Damascus, and on the north toward the north is the border of Hamath. This is the northside.
"The 9eastside, from betweenHauran, Damascus, 10Gilead and the land of Israel, shall be the 11Jordan; from the north border to the easternsea you shall measure. This is the eastside.
"The 12southside toward the south shall extend from 13Tamar as far as the waters of 14Meribath-kadesh , to the 15brook of Egypt and to the 16GreatSea. This is the southside toward the south.
"The 17westside shall be the GreatSea, from the south border to a point oppositeh18Lebo-hamath. This is the westside.
"So you shall dividethisland among yourselves according to the tribes of Israel.
"You shall divide it by 19lot for an inheritance among yourselves and among the 20aliens who stay in your midst, whobringforthsons in your midst. And they shall be to you as the native-born among the sons of Israel; they shall be allotted an 21inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel.
"And in the tribe with which the alienstays, there you shall give him his inheritance," declares the LordGOD.