as well as all the towns around these cities as far as Baalath Beer (Ramah of the Negev). This was the land assigned to the tribe of Simeon by its clans.
The Benjaminites did as instructed.
Look how they are repaying us! They come to drive us out of our allotted land which you assigned to us!
The one who leads the upright astray in an evil way will himself fall into his own pit,
I will bring forth descendants from Jacob, and from Judah people to take possession of my mountains. My chosen ones will take possession of the land;
The Lord, who is the inheritance
They confiscate the fields they desire, and seize the houses they want.
But when the tenants saw the son, they said to themselves, ‘This is the heir. Come, let’s kill him and get his inheritance!’
But those tenants said to one another, ‘This is the heir. Come, let’s kill him and the inheritance will be ours!’
But when the tenants saw him, they said to one another, ‘This is the heir; let’s kill him so the inheritance will be ours!’
thieves, the greedy, drunkards, the verbally abusive,
who is the down payment
Thus he became
For the Lord’s allotment is his people, Jacob is his special possession.
O God, you cause abundant showers to fall
You may give them as inheritance to your children after you to possess as property. You may enslave them perpetually. However, as for your brothers the Israelites, no man may rule over his brother harshly.
and if his father has no brothers, then you are to give his inheritance to his relative nearest to him from his family, and he will possess it. This will be for the Israelites a legal requirement,
You shall rejoice in the presence of the Lord your God, along with your sons, daughters, male and female servants, and the Levites in your villages