With the other half of the tribe, the Reubenites and Gadites had received the inheritance Moses gave them beyond the Jordan to the east, just as Moses the Lord's servant had given them:a9
From Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Valley, along with the city in the middle of the valley, all the Medeba plateau as far as Dibon,
and all the cities of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon, to the border of the Ammonites;
also Gilead and the territory of the Geshurites and Maacathites, all Mount Hermon, and all Bashan to Salecah-
the whole kingdom of Og in Bashan, who reigned in Ashtaroth and Edrei; he was one of the remaining Rephaim. Moses struck them down and drove them out,b13
but the Israelites did not drive out the Geshurites and Maacathites. So Geshur and Maacath live in Israel to this day.
He did not give any inheritance to the tribe of Levi. This was its inheritance, just as He had promised: the offerings made by fire to the Lord, the God of Israel.c
To the tribe of the Reubenites by their clans, Moses gave
this as their territory: From Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Valley, along with the city in the middle of the valley, to the whole plateau as far asd Medeba,
with Heshbon and all its cities on the plateau-Dibon, Bamoth-baal, Beth-baal-meon,
Jahaz, Kedemoth, Mephaath,
Kiriathaim, Sibmah, Zereth-shahar on the hill in the valley,
Beth-peor, the slopes of Pisgah, and Beth-jeshimoth-
all the cities of the plateau, and all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon. Moses had killed him and the chiefs of Midian-Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba-the princes of Sihon who lived in the land.e22
Along with those the Israelites put to death, they also killed the diviner, Balaam son of Beor, with the sword.f23
The border of the Reubenites was the Jordan and its plain. This was the inheritance of the Reubenites by their clans, with the cities and their villages.
To the tribe of the Gadites by their clans, Moses gave
this as their territory: Jazer and all the cities of Gilead, and half the land of the Ammonites to Aroer, near Rabbah;
from Heshbon to Ramath-mizpeh and Betonim, and from Mahanaim to the border of Debir;g27
in the valley:h Beth-haram, Beth-nimrah, Succoth, and Zaphon-the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon. [Their land also included] the Jordan and its territory as far as the edge of the Sea of Chinnerethi on the east side of the Jordan.j28
This was the inheritance of the Gadites by their clans, with the cities and their villages.
And to half the tribe of Manasseh, that is, to half the tribe of Manasseh's descendants by their clans, Moses gave
this as their territory: From Mahanaim through all Bashan-all the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, including all of Jair's Villagesklthat are in Bashan-60 cities.
But half of Gilead, and Og's royal cities in Bashan-Ashtaroth and Edrei-are for the descendants of Machir son of Manasseh, that is, half the descendants of Machir by their clans.
These were the portions Moses gave [them] on the plains of Moab beyond the Jordan east of Jericho.
But Moses did not give a portion to the tribe of Levi. The Lord, the God of Israel, was their inheritance, just as He had promised them.m