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Joshua 19:24-31

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Asher’s Tribal Lands

19:24 The fifth lot belonged to the tribe of Asher 1  by its clans. 19:25 Their territory included Helkath, Hali, Beten, Acshaph, 19:26 Alammelech, Amad, and Mishal. Their border touched Carmel to the west and Shihor Libnath. 19:27 It turned eastward toward Beth Dagon, touched Zebulun and the Valley of Iphtah El to the north, as well as the Valley of Emek and Neiel, and extended to Cabul on the north 2  19:28 and on to Ebron, 3  Rehob, Hammon, and Kanah, as far as Greater Sidon. 4  19:29 It then turned toward Ramah as far as the fortified city of Tyre, 5  turned to Hosah, and ended at the sea near Hebel, Aczib, 19:30 Umah, Aphek, and Rehob. In all they had 6  twenty-two cities and their towns. 19:31 This was the land assigned to the tribe of Asher 7  by its clans, including these cities and their towns.

1 tn Heb “and the fifth lot came out for the tribe of the sons of Asher.”

2 tn Heb “left.”

3 tc Some Hebrew mss read “Abdon.”

4 map For location see Map1 A1; JP3 F3; JP4 F3.

5 map For location see Map1 A2; Map2 G2; Map4 A1; JP3 F3; JP4 F3.

6 tn The words “in all they had” are supplied in the translation for clarification.

7 tn Heb “this was the inheritance of the tribe of the sons of Asher.”



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