Now these are the areas the Israelites received as an inheritance1 in the land of Canaan, which Eleazar2 the priest, Joshua son of Nun and the heads of the tribal clans of Israel3 allotted4 to them.52
Their inheritances were assigned by lot6 to the nine-and-a-half tribes,7 as the LORD had commanded through Moses.
Moses had granted the two-and-a-half tribes their inheritance east of the Jordan8 but had not granted the Levites an inheritance among the rest,94
for the sons of Joseph had become two tribes--Manasseh and Ephraim.10 The Levites received no share of the land but only towns to live in, with pasturelands for their flocks and herds.115
So the Israelites divided the land, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.12