3 The borders and coasts of the land of Canaan. 8 The possession of the Reubenites, Gadites, and of the half tribe of Manasseh. 14 The Lord is the inheritance of Levi. 22 Balaam was slain. Now when Joshua was old, and stricken in years, the Lord said unto him, Thou art old and grown in age, and there remaineth exceeding much land to be possessed:
When Joshua had reached a venerable age, God said to him, “You’ve had a good, long life, but there is a lot of land still to be taken. This is the land that remains: all the districts of the Philistines and Geshurites; the land from the Shihor River east of Egypt to the border of Ekron up north, Canaanite country (there were five Philistine tyrants—in Gaza, in Ashdod, in Ashkelon, in Gath, in Ekron); also the Avvim from the south; all the Canaanite land from Arah (belonging to the Sidonians) to Aphek at the Amorite border; the country of the Gebalites; all Lebanon eastward from Baal Gad in the shadow of Mount Hermon to the Entrance of Hamath; all who live in the mountains, from Lebanon to Misrephoth Maim; all the Sidonians.
Now the years passed and Joshua grew old; and one day the Eternal came to him. Eternal One(to Joshua): You have grown old and there is still work to do, for part of the land I have promised has yet to be conquered.
Joshua was eld and of great age; and the Lord said to him, Thou hast waxed eld, and art of long time; and the most large land is left, that is not yet parted by lot (and much of the land is left, that hath not yet been taken);
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