And I have given you a land for which you did not
Or, in which F26, by manuring and cultivating it, by dunging, and ploughing, and sowing:
and cities which ye built not, and ye dwell in
neither built the houses in them, nor the walls and fortifications about them; in which now they dwelt safely, and at ease, and which had been promised them as well as what follows; see ( Deuteronomy 6:10 Deuteronomy 6:11 ) ,
of the vineyards and oliveyards, which ye planted not, do
thus far an account is given of the many mercies they had been and were favoured with, and thus far are the words of the Lord by Joshua; next follow the use and improvement Joshua made of them.