Bible study 200 – Joshua 14

Next, the lands west of the Jordan are to be distributed among the rest of the nine regular tribes in a lottery.

Before the lottery can start, however, Caleb of Judah notes that Moses kind of promised him the lands he spied out in Numbers 13 (as a reward for not lying like the other spies), if you take Moses’ words 100% literally. So Caleb is given Hebron, and the tribe of Judah the lands around it, and Caleb promises to drive out all the Anakim (whom Joshua already exterminated in chapter 11. I guess someone mixed up the order of events.).

Joshua 14:13
Then Joshua blessed him, and gave Hebron to Caleb son of Jephunneh for an inheritance.

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