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Joshua distributes land to Judah, Ephraim and Manasseh
Though not all the land was conquered, God told Joshua to distribute the land. Joshua and Eleazar the priest allotted land to the tribes of Judah, Ephraim and Manasseh.
Dictionaries
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Allotment of the Land
Allotment of the Land. Assignment of large territories of the Promised Land of Canaan to the 12 tribes of Israel following the conquest.See Conquest and Allotment of the Land.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Allotment of the Land
ALLOTMENT OF THE LAND Assignment of large territories of the Promised Land of Canaan to the 12 tribes of Israel following the Conquest. The specific territory in Canaan to be occupied by each of the 12 tribes of Israel was not left to their own initiative. They were not to possess whatever land they
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books
Tribes of Israel and Land Allotments/Borders
TRIBES OF ISRAEL AND LAND ALLOTMENTS/BORDERSThe definition of the tribes of *Israel is an anthropological question that concerns the biblical concept of tribe and the groups that are so designated as part of Israel. Land allotments/borders considers three areas of concern: (1) the covenant nature of
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ALLOTMENT OF LAND
ALLOTMENT OF LAND. According to the Bible, the areas of tribal settlement in the land of Canaan were determined by lot. The procedure followed the subjugation of the land and its kings and initiated the process by which the tribes occupied their territories. The allocation of land by lot completed the
Key passages
Jos 13:1–7

Now Joshua was old and advanced in years, and Yahweh said to him, “You are old and advanced in years, and very much of the land remains to be possessed. This is the remaining land: all the regions of the Philistines, and all of the Geshurites, from the …