Joshua 13:14

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.[a]

Joshua 13:14 Meaning and Commentary

Joshua 13:14

Only unto the tribe of Levi he gave none inheritance
Neither the Lord, nor Moses by his order, nor did he appoint any inheritance for them, either beyond Jordan, or on this side it, for the Lord was to be their inheritance, ( Numbers 18:20 ) ;

the sacrifices of the Lord God of Israel made by fire [are] their
inheritance, as he said unto them;
( Deuteronomy 18:1 ) ; and which are put for the whole of what was granted to them for their subsistence, as tithes, firstfruits

Joshua 13:14 In-Context

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

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