The rest of the Kohathite clans of the Levites were allotted cities from the tribe of Ephraim.
The men of Judah said to their relatives, the men of Simeon, 1 “Invade our allotted land with us and help us attack the Canaanites. 2 Then we 3 will go with you into your allotted land.” So the men of Simeon went with them.
The Merarite clans (the remaining Levites) were allotted twelve cities.
thus 1 I have been made to inherit 2 months of futility, 3 and nights of sorrow 4 have been appointed 5 to me.
For the Lord’s allotment is his people, Jacob is his special possession. 1
Indeed, 1 the scepter of a wicked king 2 will not settle 3 upon the allotted land of the godly. Otherwise the godly might do what is wrong. 4
The tribe of Manasseh, Joseph’s firstborn son, was also allotted land. 1 The descendants of Makir, Manasseh’s firstborn and the father of Gilead, received land, for they were warriors. 2 They were assigned Gilead and Bashan. 3
for he was counted as one of us and received a share in this ministry.” 1
The land allotted to Joseph’s descendants extended from the Jordan at Jericho 1 to the waters of Jericho to the east, through the desert and on up from Jericho into the hill country of Bethel. 2
The first lot belonged to the tribe of Benjamin 1 by its clans. Their allotted territory was between Judah and Joseph. 2
This is the land which you will allot to the tribes of Israel, and these are their portions, declares the sovereign Lord.
You must allot it as an inheritance among yourselves and for the foreigners who reside among you, who have fathered sons among you. You must treat them as native-born among the people of Israel; they will be allotted an inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel. 1
But he did not purchase the land of the priests because the priests had an allotment from Pharaoh and they ate from their allotment that Pharaoh gave them. That is why they did not sell their land.
This is the allotment of Aaron and the allotment of his sons from the Lord’s gifts on the day Moses 1 presented them to serve as priests 2 to the Lord.
See, I have parceled out to your tribes these remaining nations, 1 from the Jordan to the Mediterranean Sea 2 in the west, including all the nations I defeated. 3
“You gave them kingdoms and peoples, and you allocated them to every corner of the land. 1 They inherited the land of King Sihon of Heshbon 2 and the land of King Og of Bashan.
But you should go your way 1 until the end. 2 You will rest and then at the end of the days you will arise to receive 3 what you have been allotted.” 4
As for the Levites in your villages, you must not ignore them, for they have no allotment or inheritance along with you.
Moses assigned land to the half-tribe of Manasseh 1 by its clans.
When Joshua dismissed 1 the people, the Israelites went to their allotted portions of territory, 2 intending to take possession of the land.