53 And ye shall possess the land and dwell therein: for I have given you the land to possess it.

54 And ye shall inherit the land by lot, according to your families: (A)to the more ye shall give more inheritance, and to the fewer the less inheritance. Where the lot shall fall to any man, that shall be his: according to the tribes of your fathers shall ye inherit.

55 But if ye will not drive out the inhabitants of the land before you, then those which ye let remain of them, shall be (B)[a]pricks in your eyes, and thorns in your sides, and shall vex you in the land wherein ye dwell.

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 33:55 Or, knives.