Division of the Promised Land

“Now that the general conquest of Canaan is complete, it is time to partition the promised land among the remaining 9 1/2 tribes who will be occupying the land west of the Jordan River.  For some unknown reason, the tribes of Judah and Ephraim, and the remaining half-tribe of Manasseh, are given a preferential portion of the land, along with a special grant for Caleb, the former faithful spy.  Thereafter the remaining land will be surveyed and divided by lot among the other tribes.”

Read Joshua chapters 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

All quotations taken from The Daily Bible.