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Numbers 34:1-29

34  And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying 2  “Charge the sons of Israel, When you come into Canaan, this is the country that shall fall to you as domain, the country of Canaan by its boundaries: 3  “Your south border shall be from the wilderness of Sin along by Edom, and your south boundary shall be from the east edge of the Salt Sea, 4  and your boundary shall go round south of Scorpion Pass and over to Sin, and its extremity shall be south of Kadesh-Barneaʽ; and it shall go out to Hasar-Addar and over to ʽAsmon. 5  And the boundary shall go round from ʽAsmon to Egypt Arroyo, and have its termination at the sea. 6  “And your west boundary shall be the great sea as boundary; this shall be your west boundary. 7*  “And this shall be your north boundary: from the great sea you shall mark Mount Hor, 8  and from Mount Hor you shall mark Lebo-Hamath, and the extremity of the boundary shall be at Sadad. 9  And the boundary shall go out to Ziphron, and its termination shall be at Hasar-ʽEnan: this shall be your north boundary. 10*  “And for east boundary from Hasar-ʽEnan you shall mark Shepham, 11  and the boundary shall go down from Shepham to Riblah east of ʽAjin; and the boundary shall go down and skirt the east front of the sea of Kinnereth, 12  and the boundary shall go down to the Jordan, and its termination shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your country boundary by boundary all round.” 13  And Moses gave the sons of Israel the command “This is the country which you are to have assigned to you by lot, which Jehovah commanded should be given to the nine and a half tribes; 14  for the tribe of the sons of Reuben family by family, and the tribe of the sons of Gad family by family, and half the tribe of Manasseh, have received their estate: 15  the two and a half tribes have received their estate on the east side, the side toward the sunrise, of the Jordan at Jericho.” 16  And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying 17  “These are the names of the men who are to assign the country to you: Priest Eleazar and Joshuaʽ the son of Nun, 18  and one prince out of each tribe you shall take to assign the country. 19  And these are the men’s names: for the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh; 20  for the tribe of the sons of Simeon, Shemuel the son of ʽAmmihud; 21  for the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad the son of Kislon; 22  for the tribe of the sons of Dan a prince, Bukki the son of Jagli; 23  for the sons of Joseph, for the tribe of the sons of Manasseh a prince, Hanniel the son of Ephod, 24  and for the tribe of the sons of Ephraim a prince, Kemuel the son of Shiphtan; 25  for the tribe of the sons of Zebulun a prince, Elisaphan the son of Parnac; 26  for the tribe of the sons of Issacar a prince, Paltiel the son of ʽAzzan; 27  for the tribe of the sons of Asher a prince, Ahihud the son of Shelomi; 28  for the tribe of the sons of Naphtali a prince, Pedahel the son of ʽAmmihud. 29  These are the ones Jehovah has commisioned to assign estates to the sons of Israel in Canaan.”

Footnotes

34:7, 8, 10 (mark) Unc.
34:10 Var.* you shall desire Shepham