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Joshua 19:9

The inheritance of the Simeonites was taken from the share of Judah,g because Judah’s portion was more than they needed. So the Simeonites received their inheritance within the territory of Judah.h

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Joshua 19:9 — English Standard Version (ESV)

The inheritance of the people of Simeon formed part of the territory of the people of Judah. Because the portion of the people of Judah was too large for them, the people of Simeon obtained an inheritance in the midst of their inheritance.

Joshua 19:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Out of the portion of the children of Judah was the inheritance of the children of Simeon: for the part of the children of Judah was too much for them: therefore the children of Simeon had their inheritance within the inheritance of them.

Joshua 19:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Their allocation of land came from part of what had been given to Judah because Judah’s territory was too large for them. So the tribe of Simeon received an allocation within the territory of Judah.

Joshua 19:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

The inheritance of the children of Simeon was included in the share of the children of Judah, for the share of the children of Judah was too much for them. Therefore the children of Simeon had their inheritance within the inheritance of that people.

Joshua 19:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

The land of the Simeonites was taken from part of the land of Judah. Since Judah had much more land than they needed, the Simeonites received part of their land.

Joshua 19:9 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Out of the part of the children of Judah was the inheritance of the children of Simeon; for the portion of the children of Judah was too much for them: therefore the children of Simeon had inheritance in the midst of their inheritance.

Joshua 19:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Out of the lot of the children of Judah was the inheritance of the children of Simeon; for the portion of the children of Judah was too great for them, and the children of Simeon inherited within their inheritance.

Joshua 19:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Simeon’s inheritance was a part of Judah’s because Judah had more land than it needed. So Simeon received its inheritance inside Judah’s borders. 

Joshua 19:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The inheritance of Simeon’s descendants was within the territory of Judah’s descendants, because the share for Judah’s descendants was too large for them. So Simeon’s descendants received an inheritance within Judah’s portion.

Joshua 19:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The inheritance of the tribe of Simeon formed part of the territory of Judah; because the portion of the tribe of Judah was too large for them, the tribe of Simeon obtained an inheritance within their inheritance.

Joshua 19:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Part of the portion allotted to the descendants of Judah became the inheritance of the descendants of Simeon because the portion for the descendants of Judah was too large for them, so the descendants of Simeon inherited from their inheritance.

Joshua 19:9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Simeon’s share of land was taken from Judah’s share. That’s because Judah had more land than they needed. So the people of Simeon received their share of land inside the territory of Judah.

Joshua 19:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

The inheritance of the sons of Simeon was taken from the portion of the sons of Judah, for the share of the sons of Judah was too large for them; so the sons of Simeon received an inheritance in the midst of Judah’s inheritance.


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