The Tribe of Levi – Joshua 13

Joshua 13:1 Now Joshua was old and stricken in years; and  the LORD said unto him, Thou art old and stricken in  years, and there remaineth yet very much land to be  possessed. 

Joshua 13:2 This is the land that yet remaineth: all  the borders of the Philistines, and all Geshuri, 

Joshua 13:3 From  Sihor, which is before Egypt, even unto the borders of  Ekron northward, which is counted to the Canaanite: five  lords of the Philistines; the Gazathites, and the Ashdothites,  the Eshkalonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites; also the  Avites: 

Joshua 13:4 From the south, all the land of the  Canaanites, and Mearah that is beside the Sidonians, unto  Aphek, to the borders of the Amorites: 

Joshua 13:5 And the land  of the Giblites, and all Lebanon, toward the sunrising, from  Baal-gad under mount Hermon unto the entering into  Hamath. 

Joshua 13:6 All the inhabitants of the hill country from  Lebanon unto Misrephoth-maim, and all the Sidonians,  them will I drive out from before the children of Israel: only  divide thou it by lot unto the Israelites for an inheritance, as  I have commanded thee. 

Joshua 13:7 Now therefore divide this  land for an inheritance unto the nine tribes, and the half  tribe of Manasseh, 

Joshua 13:8 With whom the Reubenites and  the Gadites have received their inheritance, which Moses  gave them, beyond Jordan eastward, even as Moses the  servant of the LORD gave them; 


Joshua 13:9 From Aroer, that  is upon the bank of the river Arnon, and the city that is  in the midst of the river, and all the plain of Medeba unto  Dibon; 

Joshua 13:10 And all the cities of Sihon king of the  Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, unto the border of the  children of Ammon; 

Joshua 13:11 And Gilead, and the border of  the Geshurites and Maachathites, and all mount Hermon,  and all Bashan unto Salcah; 

Joshua 13:12 All the kingdom of Og  in Bashan, which reigned in Ashtaroth and in Edrei, who  remained of the remnant of the giants: for these did Moses  smite, and cast them out. 

Joshua 13:13 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. 

Joshua 13:14 Only unto the tribe of Levi  he gave none inheritance; the sacrifices of the LORD God  of Israel made by fire are their inheritance, as he said unto  them.  

Joshua 13:15 And Moses gave unto the tribe of the children of  Reuben inheritance according to their families. 

Joshua 13:16  And their coast was from Aroer, that is on the bank of the  river Arnon, and the city that is in the midst of the river,  and all the plain by Medeba; 

Joshua 13:17 Heshbon, and all her  cities that are in the plain; Dibon, and Bamoth- baal, and  Beth-baal-meon, 

Joshua 13:18 And Jahaza, and Kedemoth, and  Mephaath, 

Joshua 13:19 And Kirjathaim, and Sibmah, and  Zareth-shahar in the mount of the valley, 

Joshua 13:20 And Bethpeor,  and Ashdoth-pisgah, and Beth-jeshimoth, 

Joshua 13:21  And all the cities of the plain, and all the kingdom of Sihon  king of the Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, whom  Moses smote with the princes of Midian, Evi, and Rekem,  and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, which were dukes of Sihon,  dwelling in the country.   

Joshua 13:22 Balaam also the son of Beor, the soothsayer, did  the children of Israel slay with the sword among them that  were slain by them. 

Joshua 13:23 And the border of the children  of Reuben was Jordan, and the border thereof. This was  the inheritance of the children of Reuben after their  families, the cities and the villages thereof. 

Joshua 13:24 And  Moses gave inheritance unto the tribe of Gad, even unto  the children of Gad according to their families. 

Joshua 13:25  And their coast was Jazer, and all the cities of Gilead, and  half the land of the children of Ammon, unto Aroer that is  before Rabbah; 

Joshua 13:26 And from Heshbon unto Ramathmizpeh,  and Betonim; and from Mahanaim unto the border  of Debir; 

Joshua 13:27 And in the valley, Beth-aram, and Bethnimrah,  and Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom  of Sihon king of Heshbon, Jordan and his border, even  unto the edge of the sea of Chinnereth on the other side  Jordan eastward. 

Joshua 13:28 This is the inheritance of the  children of Gad after their families, the cities, and their  villages.  

Joshua 13:29 And Moses gave inheritance unto the half tribe  of Manasseh: and this was the possession of the half  tribe of the children of Manasseh by their families. 

Joshua 13:30  And their coast was from Mahanaim, all Bashan, all the  kingdom of Og king of Bashan, and all the towns of Jair,  which are in Bashan, threescore cities: 

Joshua 13:31 And half  Gilead, and Ashtaroth, and Edrei, cities of the kingdom of  Og in Bashan, were pertaining unto the children of Machir  the son of Manasseh, even to the one half of the children of  Machir by their families. 

Joshua 13:32 These are the countries  which Moses did distribute for inheritance in the plains of  Moab, on the other side Jordan, by Jericho, eastward.  

Joshua 13:33 But unto the tribe of Levi Moses gave not any  inheritance: the LORD God of Israel was their inheritance,  as he said unto them.  KJV


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