13 So Moses commanded the Israelites, “This is the land you are to receive by lot as an inheritance, which the Lord commanded to be given to the nine and a half tribes.

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Leaders for Distributing the Land

16 The Lord spoke to Moses, 17 “These are the names of the men who are to distribute the land as an inheritance for you: the priest Eleazar and Joshua son of Nun. 18 Take one leader from each tribe to distribute the land. 19 These are the names of the men:

Caleb(A) son of Jephunneh from the tribe of Judah;

20 Shemuel son of Ammihud from the tribe of Simeon’s descendants;

21 Elidad son of Chislon from the tribe of Benjamin;

22 Bukki son of Jogli, a leader from the tribe of Dan’s descendants;

23 from the sons of Joseph:

Hanniel son of Ephod, a leader from the tribe of Manasseh’s descendants,

24 Kemuel son of Shiphtan, a leader from the tribe of Ephraim’s descendants;

25 Eli-zaphan son of Parnach, a leader from the tribe of Zebulun’s descendants;

26 Paltiel son of Azzan, a leader from the tribe of Issachar’s descendants;

27 Ahihud son of Shelomi, a leader from the tribe of Asher’s descendants;

28 Pedahel son of Ammihud, a leader from the tribe of Naphtali’s descendants.”

29 These are the ones the Lord commanded to distribute the inheritance to the Israelites in the land of Canaan.

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Appoint for yourselves three men from each tribe, and I will send them out. They are to go and survey the land, write a description of it for the purpose of their inheritance, and return to me.

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10 Joshua cast lots for them at Shiloh in the presence of the Lord where he distributed the land to the Israelites according to their divisions.

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