Next is the territory of Issachar with the same eastern and western boundaries.
“Then comes the territory of Zebulun, which also extends across the land from east to west.
The territory of Gad is just south of Zebulun with the same borders to the east and west.
The southern border of Gad runs from Tamar to the waters of Meribah at Kadesh and then follows the Brook of Egypt to the Mediterranean.
“These are the allotments that will be set aside for each tribe’s exclusive possession. I, the Sovereign LORD, have spoken!
“These will be the exits to the city: On the north wall, which is 1 miles long,
there will be three gates, each one named after a tribe of Israel. The first will be named for Reuben, the second for Judah, and the third for Levi.
On the east wall, also 1 miles long, the gates will be named for Joseph, Benjamin, and Dan.
The south wall, also 1 miles long, will have gates named for Simeon, Issachar, and Zebulun.
And on the west wall, also 1 miles long, the gates will be named for Gad, Asher, and Naphtali.
“The distance around the entire city will be 6 miles. And from that day the name of the city will be ‘The LORD Is There.’ ”