Joshua 13:8-33 CSB

The Inheritance East of the Jordan

8 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:a

References for Joshua 13:8

    • b 13:8 - Dt 3:12-17; 29:8
      9 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,
      10 and all the cities of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon, to the border of the Ammonites;
      11 also Gilead and the territory of the Geshurites and Maacathites, all Mount Hermon, and all Bashan to Salecah-
      12 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,b

      References for Joshua 13:12

        • c 13:12 - Nm 21:21-35; Dt 2:26-3:11; 29:7
          13 but the Israelites did not drive out the Geshurites and Maacathites. So Geshur and Maacath live in Israel to this day.
          14 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

          References for Joshua 13:14

            • d 13:14 - Jos 13:33; Dt 18:1-2

              Reuben's Inheritance

              15 To the tribe of the Reubenites by their clans, Moses gave

              References for Joshua 13:15

                  16 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,

                  References for Joshua 13:16

                    • e 13:16 - Other Hb mss read plateau near
                      17 with Heshbon and all its cities on the plateau-Dibon, Bamoth-baal, Beth-baal-meon,
                      18 Jahaz, Kedemoth, Mephaath,
                      19 Kiriathaim, Sibmah, Zereth-shahar on the hill in the valley,
                      20 Beth-peor, the slopes of Pisgah, and Beth-jeshimoth-
                      21 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.e

                      References for Joshua 13:21

                          22 Along with those the Israelites put to death, they also killed the diviner, Balaam son of Beor, with the sword.f

                          References for Joshua 13:22

                              23 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.

                              Gad's Inheritance

                              24 To the tribe of the Gadites by their clans, Moses gave

                              References for Joshua 13:24

                                  25 this as their territory: Jazer and all the cities of Gilead, and half the land of the Ammonites to Aroer, near Rabbah;
                                  26 from Heshbon to Ramath-mizpeh and Betonim, and from Mahanaim to the border of Debir;g

                                  References for Joshua 13:26

                                    • h 13:26 - Or Lidbir, or Lo-debar
                                      27 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.j

                                      References for Joshua 13:27

                                        • i 13:27 - the Jordan River Valley
                                        • j 13:27 - the Sea of Galilee
                                        • k 13:27 - Lit Chinnereth beyond the Jordan to the east
                                          28 This was the inheritance of the Gadites by their clans, with the cities and their villages.

                                          East Manasseh's Inheritance

                                          29 And to half the tribe of Manasseh, that is, to half the tribe of Manasseh's descendants by their clans, Moses gave

                                          References for Joshua 13:29

                                              30 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.

                                              References for Joshua 13:30

                                                • l 13:30 - Or all of Havvoth-jair
                                                • m 13:30 - Nm 32:41
                                                  31 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.
                                                  32 These were the portions Moses gave [them] on the plains of Moab beyond the Jordan east of Jericho.
                                                  33 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

                                                  References for Joshua 13:33

                                                    • n 13:33 - Jos 13:14; Dt 18:1-2