Joshua was now old, advanced in years, and the LORD said to him, "You have become old, advanced in years, but a great deal of the land remains to be possessed.
This is the land that remains: All the districts of the Philistines and the Geshurites:
from the Shihor east of Egypt to the border of Ekron on the north (considered to be Canaanite territory)-- the five Philistine rulers of Gaza, Ashdod, Ashkelon, Gath, and Ekron, as well as the Avvites
in the south; all the land of the Canaanites: from Arah of the Sidonians to Aphek and as far as the border of the Amorites;
the land of the Gebalites; and all Lebanon east from Baal-gad below Mount Hermon to the entrance of Hamath--
all the inhabitants of the hill country from Lebanon to Misrephoth-maim, all the Sidonians. I will drive them out before the Israelites, only distribute the land as an inheritance for Israel, as I have commanded you.
Therefore, divide this land as an inheritance to the nine tribes and half the tribe of Manasseh."
With the other half of the tribe, the Reubenites and Gadites had received the inheritance Moses gave them beyond the Jordan to the east, just as Moses the LORD's servant had given them:
From Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Valley, along with the city in the middle of the valley, all the Medeba plateau as far as Dibon,
and all the cities of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon, to the border of the Ammonites;
also Gilead and the territory of the Geshurites and Maacathites, all Mount Hermon, and all Bashan to Salecah--
the whole kingdom of Og in Bashan, who reigned in Ashtaroth and Edrei; he was one of the remaining Rephaim. Moses struck them down and drove them out,
but the Israelites did not drive out the Geshurites and Maacathites. So Geshur and Maacath live in Israel to this day.
He did not give any inheritance to the tribe of Levi. This was its inheritance, just as He had promised: the offerings made by fire to the LORD, the God of Israel.
To the tribe of the Reubenites by their clans, Moses gave
this as their territory: From Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Valley, along with the city in the middle of the valley, to the whole plateau as far as Medeba,
with Heshbon and all its cities on the plateau-- Dibon, Bamoth-baal, Beth-baal-meon,
Jahaz, Kedemoth, Mephaath,
Kiriathaim, Sibmah, Zereth-shahar on the hill in the valley,