THE INHERITANCE IN THE BIBLE STUDY
BIBLICAL INHERITANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Joshua 13:1-7 Joshua is
getting old, and the Lord instructs him to finish conquering the land.
Joshua 13:13 The Geshurites and the Maachathites were never driven out.
Joshua 14:13-14 Hebron is given to Caleb, because he wholly followed the Lord in the wilderness.
Chapter 15 is about
the inheritance and borders of the tribe of Judah. They couldn't drive out the Jebusites from Jerusalem.
Chapter 16 is about
the inheritance and borders of the tribe of Joseph ... namely Ephraim. They didn't drive out the Canaanites in Gezer.
Chapter 17 is about
the inheritance and borders of the other half tribe of Manasseh. They couldn't drive out the Canaanites in three countries. The daughters of Zelophehad are also given inheritance. The house of Joseph (Ephraim and
Manasseh) were given the forest in addition to their lot, because they
were so many in number.
Chapter 18 the
Tabernacle of the Congregation is set up at Shiloh. Seven tribes have
yet to receive their inheritance, so Joshua sent men out of every tribe
to go out and diagram the land and bring back the information so he
could cast lots before the Lord to divide it among the seven remaining
tribes. The remainder of the chapter is about the inheritances and
borders of the tribe of Benjamin (1st lot).
Chapter 19 is about
the is about the inheritance and borders of the tribes of Simeon (2nd
lot), Zebulon (3rd lot), and Issachar (4th lot), Asher (5th lot),
Naphtali (6th lot), and Dan (7th lot).
Chapter 20 discusses
the cities of refuge.
Chapter 21 is about
the cities that each tribe gave to the Levites to live in.
THE INHERITANCE IN THE BIBLE SUMMARY
BIBLICAL INHERITANCE CONCLUSION
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