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    JOSHUA 13

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      1  The bounds of the land not yet conquered.
     8  The inheritance of the two tribes and half.
    14  The Lord and his sacrifices are the inheritance of Levi.
    15  The bounds of the inheritance of Reuben.
    22  Balaam slain.
    24  The bounds of the inheritance of Gad;
    29  and of the half tribe of Manasseh.
    
    
    VERSE 1
    - A.M. 2560.  B.C. 1444.  An. Ex. Is. 47.  Joshua.
       * Jos 14:10; 23:1,2; 24:29 Ge 18:11 1Ki 1:1 Lu 1:7
    - to be possessed.  Heb. to possess it.
       * De 31:3
    
    
    VERSE 2 
     - the land.
       * Ex 23:29-31 De 11:23,24 Jud 3:1
    - borders.
       * Ge 10:14; 26:1 Joe 3:4
    - Geshuri.
       * :11,13; 12:5 1Sa 27:8 2Sa 3:3; 13:37,38; 15:8
    
    
    VERSE 3 
     - Sihor.
       * Jer 2:18
    - which is counted.
       * Ge 10:15-19 Nu 34:2-14
    - five Lords.
       * Jud 3:3 1Sa 6:4,16,17 Zep 2:4,5
      The Philistine were not descended from Canaan, but from
      Mizraim, the son of Ham; (compare Ge 10:6 with ver. 13;) yet
      they were numbered with the Canaanites in this distribution.
    
    - Avites.
       * De 2:23
    - Avims.
    
    
    VERSE 4 
     - the land of.
       * Jos 10:40; 11:3; 12:7,8
    - Mearah.  or, the cave.  Aphek.
      This is probably the Aphek spoken of in 1 Ki 26 20:26.  2 Ki
      18 13:18, as the capital of the kings of Syria; and the same as
      is mentioned by Sozomen, Eusebius, and Theophanes, as situated
      near the river Adonis (now Nahr Ibrahim,) between Heliopolis
      and Byblos, and celebrated for the infamous temple of Venus
      the Aphacite.  The village Afka, situated in the bottom of a
      valley, and hour and three quarters from Akoura, and three
      hours' distance from Lake Liemoun, is supposed to occupy its
      site.  Burckhardt, however, could not hear of any remains of
      antiquity in it neighborhood.
    
       * Jos 19:30 1Sa 4:1
    - the Amorites.
       * Jud 1:34-36
    
    
    VERSE 5 
     - Giblites.
      Probably the inhabitants of the country, around Gebal, (Eze
      9 27:9,) or Byblos, as the LXX. render, a city of Phoenicia,
      situated on the Mediterranean, between Sidon and Tripoli, on
      the north of the river Adonis.  It is now called Gibyle, of
      Djebail, situated about a day's journey south of Tripoli.  Its
      walls are about a mile in circumference, with square towers
      about every forty yards' distance.  Anciently it must have
      been a place of no mean extent and of considerable beauty,
      from the ruins still visible.
    
       * 1Ki 5:18 *marg:
       * Ps 83:7 Eze 27:9
    - Lebanon.
       * De 1:7; 3:25
    - Baal-gad.
       * Jos 12:7
    - under mount.
       * Jos 11:17
    - unto the.
       * Nu 34:8 Isa 10:9 Am 6:2
    
    
    VERSE 6 
     - Misrephoth-maim.
       * Jos 11:8
    - them.
       * Jos 23:13 Ge 15:18-21 Ex 23:30,31 Jud 2:21-23
    - only divide.  See on ch.
       * Jos 14:1,2
    
    VERSE 7
        * Nu 26:53-56; 33:54; 32:2-14 Eze 47:13-23; 48:23-29
    
    
    VERSE 8 
     - Moses gave.
       * Jos 4:12; 22:4 Nu 32:33-42 De 3:12-17
    
    
    VERSE 9 
     - Aroer.
       * :16; 12:2 De 3:12,16
    - all the plain.
       * Nu 21:30 Isa 15:2 Jer 48:18,22
    
    VERSE 10
        * Nu 21:24-26
    
    VERSE 11
        * Jos 12:2-5 De 4:47,48 1Ch 2:23
    
    
    VERSE 12 
     - Og.
       * Jos 12:4 De 3:10,11
    - these did.
       * Jos 14:3,4 Nu 21:23-35
    
    
    VERSE 13 
     - expelled.
       * :11; 23:12,13 Nu 33:55 Jud 2:1-3 2Sa 3:3; 13:37,38
    
    
    VERSE 14 
     - See the Note on verse 33.
       * Jos 14:3,4 Nu 18:20-24 De 10:9; 12:12,19; 18:2
    
    VERSE 15
        * :15
    
    VERSE 16
        * :9; 12:2 Nu 21:28-30; 32:33-38 De 3:12 Isa 15:1,2,4; 16:7-9
       * Jer 48:21-24
    
    
    VERSE 17 
     - Dibon.
      Eusebius says the city was situated in the plain of Arnon.
    
    - Bamoth-baal.  or, the high places of Baal, and the house of
      Baal-meon.
       * Nu 21:19; 22:41; 32:38
    
    
    VERSE 18 
     - Jahaza.
      A city near Medeba and Dibon, afterwards given to the Levites.
    
       * Jos 21:36,37 Nu 21:23
    - Jahaz.
       * 1Ch 6:78,79
    - Jahzah.  Kedemoth.
      Supposed to have been situated east of the Arnon.
    
    - Mephaath.
      Situated near the desert, east of Moab.  In the time of
      Eusebius, he says the Romans kept a garrison there.
    
    
    VERSE 19 
     - And Kirjathaim.
      This city, according to Eusebius, was situated ten miles west
      of Medeba.
    
       * Nu 32:37,38
    - Sibman.
      Called Shibmah, Nu 32:38, and celebrated for its vines
      Jer 48:32.  Isa 16:8, 9; on which last place, Jerome says,
      there were scarcely 500 paces between it and Heshbon.
    
    
    VERSE 20 
     - Beth-peor.
       * Nu 25:3 De 4:46
    - Ashdoth-pisgah.  or, springs of Pisgah, or, the hill.
       * Jos 12:3 De 3:17
    - Beth-jeshimoth.
       * Nu 33:49 Eze 25:9
    
    
    VERSE 21 
     - And all the.
       * De 3:10
    - whom Moses.
       * Nu 21:24-35 De 2:30-36
    - with the.
       * Nu 31:8
    
    
    VERSE 22 
     - Balaam.
       * Nu 22:5-7; 24:1; 31:8 2Pe 2:15 Jude 1:11 Re 2:14; 19:20
    - soothsayer.  or, diviner.
    
    VERSE 23
        * :23
    
    VERSE 24
        * Nu 32:34-36
    
    
    VERSE 25 
     - their coast.
       * Nu 32:35
    - Jazer.
      A city near a brook of the same name, now called Wady Szyr;
      and probably the present Szyr occupies its site.
    
    - half.
       * Nu 21:26-30 De 2:19 Jud 11:13-27
    - Rabbah.
       * De 3:11 2Sa 11:1; 12:26 Eze 21:20 Am 1:14
    
    
    VERSE 26 
     - Ramath-mizpeh.
       * Jos 20:8 Ge 31:49 Jud 10:17; 11:11,29 1Ki 22:3
    - Mahanaim.
       * Jos 21:38 Ge 32:1,2 2Sa 2:8; 17:27
    - Debir.
       * 2Sa 9:4,5; 17:27
    - Lodebar.
    
    
    VERSE 27 
     - Beth-aram.
      A city near mount Peor, and not far from the entrance of the
      Jordan into the Dead Sea; rebuilt and called Livias by Herod,
      in honor of Livia, wife of Augustus.
    
       * Nu 32:36
    - Beth-nimrah.
       * Nu 32:3,36
    - Succoth.
       * Ge 33:17 Jud 8:5,6,14-16 1Ki 7:46
    - Chinnereth.
       * Jos 11:2; 12:3
    - Chinneroth.
       * Nu 34:11 De 3:17 Lu 5:1
    - Gennesaret.
    
    VERSE 28
        * :28
    
    VERSE 29
        * :29
    
    VERSE 30
        * :26 Nu 32:39-41 De 3:13-15 1Ch 2:21-23
    
    
    VERSE 31 
     - Ashtaroth.  See on ch.
       * Jos 12:4
    - the children of Machir by.
       * Nu 32:39,40
    
    VERSE 32
        * :32
    
    
    VERSE 33
       At verse 14, as well as here, notice is taken, that to the
      tribe of Levi, "Moses gave no inheritance," for so God had
      appointed.  Nu 18:20.  If they had been appointed to a lot
      entire by themselves, Moses would have served them first, not
      because it was his own tribe, but because it was God's, but
      they must be provided for in another manner; their habitation
      must be scattered in all the tribes, and their maintenance
      brought out of all the tribes, and God himself was the portion
      both of their inheritance and of their cup.
    
       * Jos 18:7 De 10:9; 18:1,2
    
    
    
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