Joshua 13:13

13 But the Israelites did not drive out the people of Geshur and Maakah, so they continue to live among the Israelites to this day.

Joshua 13:13 in Other Translations

KJV
13 Nevertheless the children of Israel expelled not the Geshurites, nor the Maachathites: but the Geshurites and the Maachathites dwell among the Israelites until this day.
ESV
13 Yet the people of Israel did not drive out the Geshurites or the Maacathites, but Geshur and Maacath dwell in the midst of Israel to this day.
NLT
13 But the Israelites failed to drive out the people of Geshur and Maacah, so they continue to live among the Israelites to this day.
MSG
13 The People of Israel never did drive out the Geshurites and the Maacathites - they're still there, living in Israel.
CSB
13 but the Israelites did not drive out the Geshurites and Maacathites. So Geshur and Maacath live in Israel to this day.

Joshua 13:13 Meaning and Commentary

Joshua 13:13

Nevertheless, the children of Israel expelled not the
Geshurites, nor the Maachathites
Neither in the times of Moses, nor in the times of Joshua:

but the Geshurites and the Maachathites dwell among the Israelites
until this day:
in full possession of their cities unmolested; yea, in later times they became separate and distinct kingdoms; for we read both of the king of Geshur, and of the king of Maachah, ( 2 Samuel 3:3 ) ( 10:6 ) .

Joshua 13:13 In-Context

11 It also included Gilead, the territory of the people of Geshur and Maakah, all of Mount Hermon and all Bashan as far as Salekah—
12 that is, the whole kingdom of Og in Bashan, who had reigned in Ashtaroth and Edrei. (He was the last of the Rephaites.) Moses had defeated them and taken over their land.
13 But the Israelites did not drive out the people of Geshur and Maakah, so they continue to live among the Israelites to this day.
14 But to the tribe of Levi he gave no inheritance, since the food offerings presented to the LORD, the God of Israel, are their inheritance, as he promised them.
15 This is what Moses had given to the tribe of Reuben, according to its clans:

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Joshua 12:5
  • 2. S Deuteronomy 3:14
  • 3. Deuteronomy 3:12