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ITS BOUNDARIES. herit it, one as well as another; land of oil olive, and honey; A Exod.xxiii, 31. And I will set thy mine hand to give it unto your without scarceness, thou shalt not

concerning the which I lifted up land wherein thou shalt eat bread bounds from the Red sea even fathers: and this land shall fall lack any thing in it; a land whose unto the sea of the Philistines, and

unto you for inheritance. And stones are iron, and out of whose from the desert unto the river: this shall be the border of the land hills thou mayest dig brass. for I will deliver the inhabitants toward the north side, from the Deut. xxvi. 9-11. And he hath of the land into your hand; and great sea, the way of Hethlon, as brought us into this place, and thou shalt drive them out before

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Zedad; Jamath, hath given us this land, eren a thee.

Berothah, Sibraim, which is be- land that floweth with milk and Deut, iii, 12-17. And this land, |tween the border of Damascus honey. And now, behold, I have which we possessed at that time, and the border of Hamath; Hazar: brought the first-fruits of the land from Aroer, which is by the river hatticon, which is by the coast of which thon, O LORD, hast given Arnon, and half mount Gilead, Hauran. And the border from me. And thou shalt set it before and the cities thereof, gave I unto the sea shall be Hazar-coan, the the Lorn thy God, and worship the Reubenites, and to the Gadites. border of Damascus, and the north before the Lord thy God. And And the rest of Gilead, and all north ward, and the border of thou shalt rejoice in every good Bashan, being the kingdom of os, Hamath. And this is the north thing which the Lord thy God gave I unto the half-tribe of Ma- side. And the east sido ye shall batli given unto thee, and unto nasseh; all the region of Argob, measure from Hauran, and from thine house, thou, and the Levite, with all Bashan, which was called Damascus, and from Gilead, and and the stranger that is among the land of giants. Jair the son from the land of Israel by Jordan,

you. of Manasseh took all the country from the border unto the east sea. of Argob, unto the coasts of Ge. And this is the cast side. And said, Arise, that we may go up

Judges xviii, 9, 10. And they shuri and Maachathi, and called the south side southward, from them after his own name, Bashan- Tamar eren to the waters of strife against them: for we have seen havoth-jair, unto this day. And in Kadesh, the river to the great good; and are ye still? Be not

the land, and, behold, it is very I gave Gilead unto Machir. And sea. And this is the south side slothtul to go, and to enter to unto the Reubenites, and unto southward. The west side also

When ye go, the Gadites, I gave from Gilead shall be the great sea from the possess the land.

ye shall come unto a people secure, even unto the river Arnon, half border, till a man

and to a large land: for God hath the valley, and the border, even against llamath. This is the unto the river Jabbok, which is west side. So shall ye divide this given it into your hands; a place

where there is no want of any the border of the children of land unto you according to the thing that is in the earth. Ammon; The plain also, and Jor- tribes of Israel. dan, and the coast thereof, from Ezek. xlviii, 29. 30. This is the them this land, which thou didst

Jer. xxxii, 22. And hast giren Chinnereth even unto the sea of land which ye shall divide by lot the plain, eren the salt sen, under unto the tribes of Israel for in- them, a land Blowing with milk

swear to their fathers to give Ashdoth-pisyah eastward. heritance, and these are their

and honey. Deut. iv, 47-49. And they portions, saith the Lord God. possessed his land, and the land And these are the goings out of

E-ck. XX, 6. In the day that I of og king of Bashan, two kings the city on the north side, four lifted up mine hand unto ihern, to of tho Amorites, which were on thousand and five hundred meas

bring them forth of the land of this side Jordan, toward the sun

Egypt into a land that I had espied rising; From Aroer, which is by

for them, flowing with milk and the bank of the river Arnon, even

DESCRIPTION OF THE honey, which is the glory of all unto mount Sion, which is Her

lands.

COUNTRY. mon, And all the plain on this

Exod. xxxiii, 3. Unto a land

(Sce under Agriculture and side Jordan eastward, even unto

Animals, BEE.) the sea of the plain,' under the flowing with milk and honey: for

I will not go up in the midst of springs of Pisgah.

thee; for thou art a stiffnecked PROMISE OF POSSESSION. Amos vi, 2. Pass ye unto Calneh, people: lest I consume thee in the Gen. xiii, 14, 15, 17. And the and see; and from thence go ye to way.

LORD said unto Abram, after that Hamath the great: then go down to Gath of the Philistines: be they unto you,'ye shall inherit their up now thine eyes, and look from

Lev. xx, 24. But I have said Lot was separated from him, Lift better than these kingdoms? or land, and' I will give it unto you thio place where thou art norththeir border greater than your to possess it, a land that floweth ward, and southward, and eastborder?

with milk and honey: I am the ward, and westward: For all the

LORD your God, which have land which thou seest, to thee will THE SAME AS SEEN IN THE seperated you from other people. I give it, and to thy seed for ever. VISION OF EZEKIEL.

Deut. viii, 7–9. For the LORD thy Arise, walk through the land, in Ezek. xlvii, 13-21. Thus saith God bringeth thee into a goou the length of it, and in the breadth the Lord God, This shall be the land, a land of brooks of water,

of it: for I will give it unto thee. border whereby ye shall inherit of fountains and depthis that spring Gen. xv, 17-21. And it came to the land, according to the twelve out of valleys and bills; A land of pass, that, when the sun went tribes of Israel: Joseph shull hare wheat, and barley, and vines, and down, and it was dark, behold a 10 portions. and ye shall in- fig trees, and pomegranates; a smuking furnace, and a burning

ures.

lanp that passed between those fore this people, and he shall ceive for an inheritance, obeyert;

In that same day the cause them to inherit the land and he went out, not knowing LOKD made covenant with which thou shalt see.

whither he went. By faith he soAbram, saying, Unto thy seed

Deut. xi, 31. For ye shall pass Journed in the land of promiso, as here I given this land, from the

over Jordan, to go in to possess in a strange country, dwelling in Hver of Egypt unto the great the land which the LORD your tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, river, the river Euphrates: The God giveth you, and ye shall

the heirs with him of the same

PosKenites, and tho Kenizzites, and sess it, and dwell therein.

promise. For he looked for a city the Kadmonites, And the llit

which hath foundations, whose tites, and the Perizzites, and the

Deut. xxxii, 8. When the most
High divided to the nations their

builder and maker is God.
Rephaims, And the Amorites, and
the Canaanites, and the Girgash-

inheritance, when he separated
the sons of Adam, he set the

CONDITIONS OF CONTINUED ites, and the Jebusites. bounds of the people according to

POSSESSION. Gen, xvii, 8. And I will give the number of the children of 2 Kings xxi, 8. Neither will I unto thee, and to thy seed after Israel.

make the feet of Israel move any thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan,

Joshua 1.3, 4. Every place that more out of the land which I gavo for an everlasting possession; and

the sole of your foot shall tread up- their fathers; only if they will obI will be their God. on, that have I given unto you, as

serve to do according to all that I I said unto Moses. Froin the have commanded them, and acGen. xxvi, 2, 3. And the LORD wilderness and this Lebanon, even cording to all tho law that my appeared unto him, and said, Go not down into Egypt; dwell in the Euphrates, all the land of the unto the great river, the river servant Moses commanded them.

1 Chron. xxviii, 8. Now there. land which I shall tell thee of. Hittites, and unto the great sea, foro, in the sight of all Israel, the &journ in this land, and I will be toward the going down of the sun, congregation of the Lord, and in with thee, and will bless thee: for shall be your coast.

the audience of our God, keep and unto thee, and unto thy seed, I

seek for all the commandments of will give all these countries; and I will perform the oath which I

SUBSEQUENT ALLUSIONS.

the LORD your God; that ye may sware unto Abraham thy father.

1 Chron. xvi, 18, 19. Saying, it for an inheritance for your chil.

possess this good land, and leave Unto thee will I give the land of Gen. XXIV, 12. And the land Canaan, the lot of your inheri

dren after you for ever. which I gave Abraham and Isaac, tance; When ye were but few,

Jer, vil, 5-7. For if ye thoroughto thee I will give it, and to thy even a few, and strangers in it.

ly amend your ways and your seed after thee will I give the - Nch. ix, 7, 8. Thou art the LORD judgment between a man and his

doings; if ye thoroughly execute land.

the God, who didst choose Abram, Gen. xlviii. 21. And Israel said and broughtest him forth out of

neighbour; If ye oppress not the onto Joseph, Behold, I die; out Ur of the Chaldees, and gavest widow, and shed not

stranger, the fatherlegg, and the God shall be with you, and bring him the name of Abraham:

innocent

And you again unto the land of your foundest his heart faithful before after other gods to your hurt;

blood in this place, neither walk Lathers.

theo, and madest a covenant with Then will I cause you to dwell in Gen. 1. 24. And Joseph said unto him, to give the land of the this place in the land that I gave bis brethren, I die: and God will Canaanites, the Hittites, the Am- to your fathers, for ever and ever. surely visit you, and bring you orites, and the Perizzites, and the out of this land unto the land | Jebusites, and the Girgashites, to COMMISSION TO which he sware to Abraham, to give it, I say, to his seed, and hast

CONQUER IT. Isaac, and to Jacob. performed thy words: for thou art

Deut. x, 11. And the LORD said Erod. vi, 4, 8. And I have also righteous. established my covenant

unto me, Arise, take thy journey with Ps. cv, 11, 12, Saying, Unto thee

before the people, that they may them, to give them the land of will I give the land of Canaan, the Canaan, the land of their pilgrim- lot of your inheritance: When

go in and possess the land, which

I sware unto their fathers to give ago, wherein they were strangers. they were but a few men in num

unto them. And I will bring you in unto the ber; yea, very few, and strangers land, concerning the which I did in it.

Joshua i, 1, 2. Now after the swear to give it to Abraham, to Acts vii, 2-5. And he said, Men, death of Moses, the servant of the Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will brethren,' and fathers, hearken; LORD, it came to pass, that tho give it you for an heritage: I am The God of glory appeared unto Lord spake unto Joshua the son the LORD. our father Abraham, when he was

of Nun, Moses' minister, saying, Erod. XV, 17. Thou shalt bring in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt Moses my servant is dead; now them in, and plant them in the in Charran, And said unto him, therefore arise, go over this Jormountain of thine inheritance, in Get thee out of thy country, and dan, thou, and all this people,

unto the land which I do give to the place, O LORD, Uhich thou from thy kindred, and come into last made for thee to dwell in: in the land which I shall shew thee. them, even to the children of the Sanctuary, O LORD, which thy Then came he out of the land of Israel. bands have established. the Chaldeans, and dwelt in Char.

Joshua xviii, 2, 3. And there reran: and from thence, when his mained among the children of Erod. xxxiii, 1. And the LORD father was dead, he removed him Israel seven tribes, which had not said unto Moses, Depart, and go into this land, 'wherein ye now yet received their inheritance. op hence, thou and the people dwell. And he gave him none in- And Joshua said unto the children which thou hast brought up out heritance in it, no, not so much as

of Israel, How long are ye slack of the land of Egypt, unto the to set his font on: yet he promised to go to possess the land, which land which I sware unto Abra- that he would give it to him for a

the LORD God of your fathers hath ham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, say- | possession, and to his seed after given you. ing, Unto thy seed will I give it. him, when as yet he had no child.

CHARACTER AND EXPULDeut. iii, 28. But charge Joshua, Heb. xi, 8, 10. By faith Abraham, and encourage him, and streng when he was called to go out into SION OF ITS ABORIGINES. then him; for he shall go over be-l a place which he should after re Exod. xxiii, 29, 30. I will not

drive them out from before they rates, even unto the uttermost sea, and had feared other gods. And in one year; lest the land become shall your coast be.

walked in the statutes of the headesolate, and the beast of the field

Deut. xii, 31. Thou shalt not do then, whom the LORD cast out multiply against thee. By little

so unto the Lord thy God: for from before the children of Israel, and little I will drive them out

every abomination to the LORD and of the kings of Israel, which from before thee, until thou be which he hateth hath they done they had made. increased, and inherit the land.

unto their gods; for even their Ezra ix, 10, 11. And now, o our Exod. xxxiv, 11. Observe thou sons and their daughters they God, what shall we say after this? that which I command thee this have burnt in the tire to their for we have forsaken thy comday: behold, I drive out before gods.

mandments, Which thou hast thee the Amorite, and the Ca Deut. xviii, 14. For these na

commanded by thy servants the naanite, and the Hittite, and the tions, which thou shalt possess, prophets, saying, The land, unto Perizzite, and the Hivite, and the bearkened unto observers of times,

which ye go to possess it, is an Jebusite.

and unto diviners: but as for thee, unclean land with the filthiness of Lev. xviii, 25, 27. And the land the LORD thy God hath not suffer the people of the lands, with their

abominations, which have filled it is defled: therefore I do visit the ed thee so to do.

from one end to another with iniquity thereof upon it, and the Dcut. xxix, 16, 17. (For ye know

their uncleanness. land itself vomiteth out her in-how we have dwelt in the land of habitants. (For all these abomiu- Egypt, and how we came through Neh, ix, 24, 25. So the children ations have the men of the land the nations which ye passed by: went in and possessed the land, done which were before you, and And ye have seen their abomina- and thou subduedst before them the land is defiled.)

tions, and their idols, wood and the inhabitants of the land, the Num. xxiv, 19. Out of Jacob stone, silver, and gold, which Canaanites, and gavest them into were among them.)

their hands, with their kings, shall come he that shall have

the land, Deut. xxxi, 3. The Lord thy and the people of dominion, and shall destroy him that remaineth of the city.

God, he will go over before thee, that they might do with them

and he will destroy these nations as they would. And they took Num. xxxiii, 53, 55, 56. And ye from before thee, and thou shalt strong cities, and a fat land, and shall dispossess the inhabitants of possess them; and Joshua, he possessed houses full of all goods, the land, and dwell therein: for I shall go over before thee, as the wells digged, vineyards and olivehave given you the land to pos. Lord hath said.

yards, and fruit trees in abund. sess it. But if ye will not drive

ance: so they did eat, and were out the inhabitants of the land

Josh. xii, 7, 8. And these are the filled, and became fat, and defrom before you; then it shall come kings of the country which Joshua lighted themselves in 'thy great to pass, that those which ye let and the children of Israel smote goodness. remain of them shall be pricks in on this side Jordan on the west,

Ps. Ixxviii, 55. He cast out the your eyes, and thorns in your from Baal-gad in the valley of

heathen also before them, and sides, and shall vex you in the land Lebanon, even unto the mount | divided them an inheritance by wherein ye dwell. Moreover, it Halak, that goeth up to Seir; line, and made the tribes of Israel shall come to pass, that I shall do which Joshua

gave unto you as I thought to do unto tribes of Israel for a possession, to dwell in their tents. them.

according to their divisions: In Acts xiii, 19. And when he had

the mountains, and in the valleys, destroyed seven nations in the Deut. 1x, 1-3. Hear, O Israel; and in the plains, and in the land of Chanaan, he divided their Thou art to pass over Jordan this springs, and in the wilderness, land to them by lot. day, to go in to possess nations and in the south country; the greater and mightier than thyself, Hittites, the Amorites, and the REFLECTIONS UPON THE cities great, and fenced up to hea- Canaanites, the Perizzites, the ven; À people great and tall, the Hivites, and the Jebusites.

CONQUEST. children of the Anakimy, whom

Num. xxi, 29-31. Woe to thee, thou knowest, and of whom thou

Joshua xxiii, 5. And the LORD Moab! thou art undone, ( people hast heard say, Who can stand be- your God, he shall expel them of Chemosh! he hath given his fore the chudren of Anak? Un- from before you, and drive them sons that escaped, and his daughderstand therefore this day, that from out of your sight; and yeters, into captivity unto Silon the LORD thy God is he which shall possess their land, as the king of the Amorites. We have goeth over before thee; as a con

Lord your God hath promised un- shot at them; Heshbon is perished suming fire he shall destroy them, to you.

even unto Dibon, and we have and he shall bring them down be Joshua xxiv, 8. And I brought | laid them waste even unto Nophfore thy face: 80 shalt thou drive you into the land of the Amorites, ah, which reacheth unto Medeba. them out, and estroy them which dwelt on the other side Thus Israel dwelt in the land of quickly, as the Lord hath said un- Jordan; and they fought with the Amorites. to thee, you; and I gave them into your

Deut. iv, 37, 38. And because he Deut. xi, 22-24. For if ye shall hand, that ye might possess their loved thy fathers, therefore he diligently keep all these command- land; and I destroyed them from chose their seed after them, and

before you. ments which I command you, to

brought thee out in his sight with do them, to love the LORD your

1 Kings xxi, 26. And he did very his mighty power out of Egypt; God, to walk in all his ways, and abominably in following idols, ac- To drive vut nations from before to cleave unto him; Then will cording to all things as did the theo, greater and mightier than the LORD drive out all these na- Amorites, whom the LORD cast thou art, to bring thee in, to give tions from before you, and ye

out before the children of Israel. thee their land for an inheritance, shall possess greater nations and 2 Kings xvii, 7, 8. For so it was, as it is this day. mightier than yourselves. Every that the children of Israel had Deut. xxvi, 3. And thou shalt place whereon the soles of your sinned against the LORD their God, go unto the priest that shall be in feet shall tread shall be yours: which had brought them out of the those days, and say unto him. I from the wilderness and Lebanon, land of Egypt, from under the profess this day unto the LORD from the river, the river Cuph: 7 hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt, I thy God, that I am come unto the

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muntry which the LORD garc; SOME OF THE ABORIGINES I knew nothing thereof;) Namely, unto our fathers for to give us.

UNEXPELLED,

five lords of the Philistines, and Neh. ix, 22. Moreover, thou Josh. xiii, 13. Nevertheless, the all the Canaanites, and the sidon. gavest them kingdoms and nations, children of Israel expelled' not lans, and the Hivites that dwelt in and didst divide them into cor

mount the Geshurites, nor the Maachath

Lebanon, from Ders: so they possessed the land ites; but the Geshurites and the Baal-hermon unto the entering in

of Hamath. of Sibon, and the land of the king Maachathites dwell among the of Heshbon, and the land of Og Israelites until this day.

Ps. cvi, 34, 35. They did not deking of Bashan. Josh. xv, 63. As for the Jebus. stroy the nations, concerning

the

LORD 2 Chron. xx, 7. Art not thou our ites, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, them: But were mingled among

cominanded God, who didst drive out the in- the children of Judah could not habitants of this land before thy drive them out: but the Jebusites

the heathen, and learned their

works. people Israel, and gavest it to the dwell with the children of Judah sed of Abraham thy friend for at Jerusalem unto this day. AND MADE TRIBUTARIES. Ever?

Josh. xvii, 12. Yet the children

Joshua xvi, 10. And they drave Ps. xliv, 1-3. We have heard of Manasseh could not drive out not out the Canaanites that dwelt with our ears, O God, our fathers, the inhabitants of those cities; but in Gezer: but the Canaanites dwelt have told us, what work thou the Canaanites would dwell in among the Ephraimites unto this didst in their days, in the times that land.

day, and serve under tribute. of old, How thou didst drive out

Judges i, 21. And the children

Joshua xvii, 13. Yet it came to the heathen with thy hand, and of Benjamin did not drive out the pass, when the children of Israel plantedst them; how thou didst Jebusites that inhabited Jerusa

were waxen strong, that they put afflict the people, and cast them lem; but the Jebusites dwell with the Canaanites to tribute; but did out. For they got not the land the children of Benjamin in Jeru- not utterly drive them out. in possession by their own sword, salem unto this day. Teither did their own arın save

Judges 1, 28, 30. And it came to them: but thy right hand, and did Manasseh drive out the in- they put the Canaanites to tribute,

Judges i, 27, 29, 31-36. Neither pass, when Israel was strong, that thine arm, and the light of thy habitants of Beth-shean and her aad did not utterly drive them countenance, because thou hadst

towns, nor Taanach and her out. Neither did Zebulun drive a favour unto them.

towns, nor the inhabitants of Dor out the inhabitants of Kitron, nor Ps. xlvii, 4. He shall choose our and her towns, nor the inhabi-the inhabitants of Nahalol: but inheritance for 113, the excellency tants of Ibleam and her towns, the Canaanites dwelt among them, of Jacob, whom he loved. Selah.

nor the inhabitants of Megiddo and became tributaries.

and her towns: but the Canaanites Ps. lxxviii, 54. And he brought would dwell in that land. Neither people that were left of the Amo

1 Kings ix, 20, 21. And all the them to the border of his sanctuary, eren to this mountain, ites that dwelt in Gezer: but the and Jebusites, which were not of did Ephraim drive out the Canaan

rites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites, erhich his right hand had pur- Canaanites dwelt in Gezer among the children of Israel. chased. them, Neither did Asher drive children that were left after them

Their P3. CV, 44. And gave them the out the inhabitants of Accho, nor in the land, whom the children of lands of the heathen: and they in the inhabitants of Zidon, nor of Israel also were not able utterly herited the labour of the people. Ahlab, nor of Achzib, nor of to destroy, upon those did Solo

P3. cvi, 10. And he saved them Helbah, nor of Aphik, nor of Refrom the hand of him that hated hob: But the Asherites dwelt mon levy a tribute of bond-service

unto this day. them, and redeemed them from among the Canaanites, the inhabithe hand of the enemy. tants of the land; for they did not

2 Chron. viii, 7, 8. As for all the drive them out. Neither did people that were left of the Ps. cxl, 6. He hath shewed his Naphtali drive out the inhabi- Hittites, and the Amorites, and tho people the power of his works, tants of Beth-shemesh, nor the in- Perizzites, and the Hivites, and that he may give them the heri- habitants of Beth-anath; but he the Jebusites, which were not of Lage of the heathen,

dwelt among the Canaanites, the Israel, But of their children, who Ps. cxxxv, 10-12. Who smote inhabitants of the land: neverthe- were left after them in the land, great nations, and slew mighty less the inhabitants of Beth-she-whom the children of Israel conkings, Sihon king of the Amorites, mesh and of Beth-anath became sumed not, them did Solomon and Og king of Bashan, and all

tributaries unto them. And the make to pay tribute until this the kingdoms of Canaan: And

Amorites forced the children of day. gave their laud for an heritage, Dan into the mountain: for they would not suffer them to como

CANAAN POSSESSED ACheritage unto Israel his

down to the valley: But the people.

CORDING TO DIVINE PROAmorites would dwell in mount

MISE. Ps. cxxxvi, 21-23. And gave Heres in Aijalon, and in Shaal Josh. xxi, 43-45. And the LORD their land for an heritage: for his bim; yet the hand of the house of gave unto Israel all the land which mercy endureth for ever: Eren Joseph prevailed, so that they hesware to give unto their fathers; an heritage unto Israel his ser- became tributaries. And the coast and they possessed it, and dwelt vant, for his mercy endureth for of the Amorites was from the therein. And the LORD gave them ever. Who remembereth us in going up to Akrabbim, from the rest round about, according to all our low estate: for his mercy en- rock, and upward.

that he sware unto their fathers: dureth for ever.

Judges iii, 1-3. Now these are and there stood not a man of all Amos i1, 9. Yet destroyed I the the nations which the Lord left their enemies before them; the Amorite before them, whose

to prove Israel by them; (even as Lord delivered all their enemies height was like the height of the many of Israel as had not known into their hand. There failed not cedars, and he was strong as the all the wars of Canaan; Only that ought of any good thing which oaks, yet I destroyed his fruit the generations of the children of the Lord had spoken unto the from above, and his roots from Israel might know to teach them house of Israel: all came to pass. beneath.

war, at the least such as before Josh. xxiii, 1-4. And it came to

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p!", a long time after that the shall be at Hazar-enan: this shall, the Gadites have received thels Loký had given rest unto Israel be your north border. And ye inheritance, which Moses gare from all their enemies round shall point out your east border them, beyond Jordan eastward, about, that Joshua waxed old, and from llazar-enan to Shephum. cren as Moses, the servant of the stricken in aze. And Joshua And the coast shall go down from Lord, gure them; From Aroer, called for all Israel, and for their Shepham to Riblah, on the east that is upon the bank of the river elders, and for their heads, and side of Ain; and the border shall Arnon, and the city that is in the for their judges, and for their descend, and shall reach unto the midst of the river, and all the officers, and said unto them, I am side of the sea of Chinnereth plain of Medeba unto Dibon; And old and stricken in aze: And ye eastward. And the border shall all the cities of Sibon king of the have seen all that the LORD your go down to Jordan, and the go). Amorites, which reigned in IleshGod hath done unto all these na-ings out of it shall be at the salt bon, unto the border of the chiltions because of you; for the Lord sea: this shall be your land, with dren of Ammon; And Gilead, and your God is he that hath fought the coasty thereof round about the border of the Geshurites and for you. Behold, I have divided And Moses commanded the chil Maachathites, and all mount Her. unto you by lot thega nations that dren of Israel, saying, This is the mon, and all Bashan unto Salcah; remain, to be an inheritance for land which ye shall inherit by lot, All the kingdom of Og in Bashan, your tribes, from Jordan, with all which the LORD commanded to which reigned in Ashtaroth, and the nations that I have cut off, give unto the nine tribes, and to in Edrei, who remained of the even unto the great sea westward. the half tribe. For the tribe of remnant of the giants: for these

Josh. xxiv, 13, 29. And I have the children of Reuben, according did Moses emite, and cast them given you a land for which ye dil to the house of their fathers, and out. not labour, and cities which ye the tribe of the children of Gadd, built not, anil ye dwell in them; of according to the house of their OCCUPANCY ON EAST SIDE the vineyards and oliveyards fathers, have received their inheri

JORDAN. which ye planted not do yė eat. tance, and half the tribe of Ma

nasseh have received their in Num. xxxii, 19, 33. For we will not So Joslua let the people depart

, Heritance. The two tribes and the inherit with them on yonder side every man unto his inheritance.

half-tribe have received their in Jordan, or forward; because our Judges ii, 6. And when Joshua heritance on this side Jordan near inheritance is fallen to us on this had let the people go, the chil: Jericho, castward, toward the sun- side Jordan eastwarıl. And Mosus dren of Israel went every man rising.

gave into them, cien to the chilunto his inheritance to possess

dren of Gad, and to the children of the land.

Josh. xli, 4-6. And the coast of Reuben, and unto half the tribe of Judges xxi, 24. And the children og king of Bashan, which was of Manassen the son of Joseph, the of Israel departed thence at that the remnant of the giants, that kingdom of Sihon king of the time, every man to his tribe, and dwelt at Ashtaroth and at Edrei, Amorites, and the kingdom of Og to his family, and they went out And reigned in mount Hermon, king of Bashan, the land, with the from thence every man to his in- and in Salcalı, and in all Bashan, cities thereof in the coasts, eren heritance.

unto the border of the Geshurites, the cities of the country round and the Maachathites, and half

about. CHART FOR DIVISION Gilead, the border of Sihon kin: OF THE COUNTRY.

Josh. xxii, 1-4,7,9. Then Joshua of leshbon: Them did Moses, Num. xxxiv, 2-15. Command

the servant of the LORD, and the called the Reubenites, and the children of Israel,smite; and Moses,

Gadites, and the half-tribe of the children of Israel, and say un the servant of the Lord, gave it Manasseh, And sail unto them, land of Canaan, (this is the land for a possession unto the Reuben-Ye have kept all that Moses, the ites, and the Gadites, and the half

servant of the LORD, commanded that shall fall unto you for an intribe of Manasseh.

you, and have obeyed my voice in heritance, eren the land of Canaan,

all that I coniman led you.

Ye with the coasts thereof,) Then Josh. xiii, 3-12. From Sihor, have not left your brethren these your south quarter shall be from which is before Egypt, even unto many days unto this day, but have the wilderness of Zin, along by the the borders of Ekron northward, kept the charge of the commaudcoast of Eddom, and your south which is counted to the Canaanite: ment of the LORD your God. And border shall be the outmost coast of five lords of the Philistines; the now the LORD your God hath the salt sea east war 1: And your Gazathites, and thus Ashilothites, given rest unto your brethren, as border shall turn from the south the Eshkalonites, the Gittites, and he promised them; therefore now to the ascent of Akrabbim, and the Ekronites; also the Avites: return yo, and get ye unto your pass on to Zin: and the going | From the south, all the land of the tents, and unto the land of your forth thcreof shall be from the Canaanites, and Mearah that is possession, which Moses, the sersouth to Kadesh-barnea, and shall beside the Sidonians, unto Aphek, Yant of the Lord, gave you on the go on to lazar-addar, and pass onto the borders of the Amorites; other side Jordan. Now to the to Azmon; And the border shall And the land of the Giblites, and one half of the tribe of Manasseh, fetch a compass from Azmon unto all Lebanon, towari the sun-ris-Moses had given possession in the river of Egypt, and the goingsing, from Baal-rad under mount Bashan; but unto the other half out of it shall be at the sea, And Herinon, unto the entering into thereof gave Joshua among their as for the western border, ye shall | Hamath: All the inhabitants of brethren on this side Jordan even have the great sea for a bor- the hill-country, from Lebanon westward. And when Joshua der: this shall be your west border. unto Misrephoth-maim, and all sent them away also unto their And this shall be your north bor- the Sidonians, them will I drive tents, then he blessed them: And der; from the great sea ye shall out from before the children of the children of Reuben, and the point out for you mount Hor: Israel; only divide thou it by lot children of Gad, and the half-tribe From mount lior ye shall point unto the Israelites for an inheri- of Manasseh, returned, and deout your border unto the entrance tance, as I have commanded thee. parted from the children of Israel of Ilamath; and the goings forth Now therefore divide this land for out of Shiloh, which is in the land of the border shall bo to Zedad. an inheritance unto the nine tribes of Canaan, to go unto the country And the border shall go on to and the half-tribe of Minasseh; of Gilead, to the land of their Ziphron, and the goings out of it With whom the Reubenites and I possession, whereof they were

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