The southernmost towns of the tribe of Judah in the Negev1 toward the boundary of Edom were: Kabzeel,2 Eder,3 Jagur,
Kinah, Dimonah, Adadah,
Kedesh,4 Hazor,5 Ithnan,
Ziph,6 Telem, Bealoth,
Hazor Hadattah, Kerioth Hezron (that is, Hazor),726
Amam, Shema, Moladah,827
Hazar Gaddah, Heshmon, Beth Pelet,
Hazar Shual,9 Beersheba,10 Biziothiah,
Baalah,11 Iim, Ezem,1230
Eltolad,13 Kesil, Hormah,1431
Ziklag,15 Madmannah,16 Sansannah,
Lebaoth, Shilhim, Ain17 and Rimmon18--a total of twenty-nine towns and their villages.
In the western foothills: Eshtaol,19 Zorah,20 Ashnah,2134
Zanoah,22 En Gannim,23 Tappuah,24 Enam,
Jarmuth,25 Adullam,26 Socoh,27 Azekah,2836
Shaaraim,29 Adithaim and Gederah30 (or Gederothaim)a--fourteen towns and their villages.
Zenan, Hadashah, Migdal Gad,
Dilean, Mizpah,31 Joktheel,3239
Lachish,33 Bozkath,34 Eglon,3540
Cabbon, Lahmas, Kitlish,
Gederoth,36 Beth Dagon,37 Naamah and Makkedah38--sixteen towns and their villages.
Libnah,39 Ether, Ashan,4043
Iphtah, Ashnah,41 Nezib,
Keilah,42 Aczib43 and Mareshah44--nine towns and their villages.
Ekron,45 with its surrounding settlements and villages;
west of Ekron, all that were in the vicinity of Ashdod,46 together with their villages;
Ashdod,47 its surrounding settlements and villages; and Gaza, its settlements and villages, as far as the Wadi of Egypt48 and the coastline of the Great Sea.4948
In the hill country: Shamir,50 Jattir,51 Socoh,5249
Dannah, Kiriath Sannah (that is, Debir53),
Anab,54 Eshtemoh,55 Anim,
Goshen,56 Holon57 and Giloh58--eleven towns and their villages.
Arab, Dumah,59 Eshan,
Janim, Beth Tappuah, Aphekah,
Humtah, Kiriath Arba60 (that is, Hebron) and Zior--nine towns and their villages.
Maon,61 Carmel,62 Ziph,63 Juttah,6456
Jezreel,65 Jokdeam, Zanoah,6657
Kain, Gibeah67 and Timnah68--ten towns and their villages.
Halhul, Beth Zur,69 Gedor,7059
Maarath, Beth Anoth and Eltekon--six towns and their villages.
Kiriath Baal71 (that is, Kiriath Jearim72) and Rabbah73--two towns and their villages.
In the desert:74 Beth Arabah,75 Middin, Secacah,
Nibshan, the City of Salt and En Gedi76--six towns and their villages.
Judah could not77 dislodge the Jebusites78, who were living in Jerusalem;79 to this day the Jebusites live there with the people of Judah.80