Bible study 204 – Joshua 18

Although most of the lands have already been distributed due to deft lobbying from the tribes of Judah and Joseph, Joshua finally gets around to distributing the rest of the lands in a lottery to the remaining tribes, as he promised in chapter 14. He starts with Benjamin.

Joshua 18:20
The Jordan forms its boundary on the eastern side. This is the inheritance of the tribe of Benjamin, according to its families, boundary by boundary all around.

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Jerusalem is still held by the Jebusites. Kiriam-jearim is explicitly stated to be a part of both Judah and Benjamin, so I assume they owned half each.


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