The borders of the lot of Judah.
Joshua 15:1 [This] then was the lot of the tribe of the children of Iudah by their families, [euen] to the border of Edom; the wildernesse of Zin Southward, [was] the vttermost part of the South coast: Joshua 15:2 And their South border was from the shore of the salt sea, from the bay that looketh Southward. Joshua 15:3 And it went out to the Southside to Maalehacrabbim, and passed along to Zin, and ascended vp on the Southside vnto Kadesh-Barnea: and passed along to Hezron, and went vp to Adar, and fetched a compasse to Karkaa. Joshua 15:4 From thence it passed toward Azmon, and went out vnto the riuer of Egypt, and the goings out of that coast were at the sea: this shalbe your South coast. Joshua 15:5 And the East border was the salt Sea, euen vnto the end of Iordan: and their border in the North quarter, [was] from the bay of the sea, at the vttermost part of Iordan. Joshua 15:6 And the border went vp to Bethhogla, and passed along by the North of Beth-arabah, and the border went vp to the stone of Bohan the sonne of Reuben. Joshua 15:7 And the border went vp toward Debir from the valley of Achor, and so Northward, looking toward Gilgal, that [is] before the going vp to Adummim, which [is] on the Southside of the riuer: and the border passed towards the waters of Enshemesh, and the goings out thereof were at En-Rogel. Joshua 15:8 And the border went vp by the valley of the sonne of Hinnom, vnto the South side of the Iebusite, the same is Ierusalem: and the border went vp to the top of the mountaine, that [lieth] before the valley of Hinnom, Westward, which is at the end of the valley of the giants, Northward. Joshua 15:9 And the border was drawen from the top of the hill vnto the fountaine of the water of Nephtoah, and went out to the cities of mount Ephron, and the border was drawen to Baalah, which is Kiriath-iearim. Joshua 15:10 And the border compassed from Baalah Westward vnto mount Seir, and passed along vnto the side of mount Iearim, (which [is] Chesalon) on the North side, and went downe to Bethshemesh, and passed on to Timnah. Joshua 15:11 And the border went out vnto the side of Ekron Northward: and the border was drawen to Shicron, and passed along to mount Baalah, and went out vnto Iabneel; and the goings out of the border were at the sea. Joshua 15:12 And the West border was to the great sea, and the coast [therof]: this [is] the coast of the children of Iudah round about, according to their families.
Caleb's portion and conquest.
Joshua 15:13 And vnto Caleb the sonne of Iephunneh, he gaue a part among the children of Iudah, according to the comandement of the LORD to Ioshua, [euen] the citie of Arba the father of Anak, which [citie] is Hebron. Joshua 15:14 And Caleb droue thence the three sonnes of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak. Joshua 15:15 And he went vp thence to the inhabitants of Debir: and the name of Debir before was Kiriath-Sepher.
Othniel, for his valour, hath Achsah, Caleb's daughter, to wife.
Joshua 15:16 And Caleb said, He that smiteth Kiriath-Sepher, and taketh it, to him will I giue Achsah my daughter to wife. Joshua 15:17 And Othniel the sonne of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, tooke it: and hee gaue him Achsah his daughter to wife.
She obtaineth a blessing of her father.
Joshua 15:18 And it came to passe as shee came [vnto him], that she moued him to aske of her father a field, and she lighted off her asse; and Caleb said vnto her, What wouldest thou? Joshua 15:19 Who answered, Giue mee a blessing; for thou hast giuen mee a Southland, giue me also springs of water; and he gaue her the vpper springs, and the nether springs. Joshua 15:20 This [is] the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Iudah according to their families.
The cities of Judah.
Joshua 15:21 And the vttermost cities of the tribe of the children of Iudah toward the coast of Edom Southward, were Kabzeel, and Eder, and Iagur, Joshua 15:22 And Kinah, and Dimonah, and Adadah, Joshua 15:23 And Kedesh, and Hazor, and Ithnan, Joshua 15:24 Ziph, and Telem, and Bealoth, Joshua 15:25 And Hazor, Hadattah, and Kerioth: [and] Hezron, which is Hazor, Joshua 15:26 Amam, and Shema, and Moladah, Joshua 15:27 And Hazar-Gaddah, and Heshmon, and Beth-palet, Joshua 15:28 And Hazarshual, and Beersheba, and Biziothiah, Joshua 15:29 Baalah, and Iim, and Azem, Joshua 15:30 And Eltolad, and Chesil, and Hormah, Joshua 15:31 And Ziklag, and Madmannah, and Sansannah, Joshua 15:32 And Lebaoth, and Shilhim, and Ain, and Rimmon: all the cities [are] twentie and nine, with their villages. Joshua 15:33 [And] in the valley, Esthaol, and Zoreah, and Ashnah, Joshua 15:34 And Zanoah, and Engannim, Tappuah, and Enam, Joshua 15:35 Iarmuth, and Adullam, Socoh, and Azekah, Joshua 15:36 And Sharaim, and Adithaim, and Gederah, and Gederothaim: fourteene cities with their villages. Joshua 15:37 Zenam, and Hadashah, & Migdalgad, Joshua 15:38 And Dileam, and Mizpeh, and Ioktheel, Joshua 15:39 Lachish, and Bozkath, & Eglon, Joshua 15:40 And Cabbon, and Lahmam, and Kithlish, Joshua 15:41 And Gederoth, Beth-dagon, and Naamah, and Makkedah: sixteene cities with their villages. Joshua 15:42 Lebnah, and Ether, and Ashan, Joshua 15:43 And Iiphta, and Ashnah, and Nezib, Joshua 15:44 And Keilah, and Achzib, and Mareshah: nine cities with their villages. Joshua 15:45 Ekron with her townes, and her villages. Joshua 15:46 From Ekron euen vnto the sea, all that lay neere Ashdod, with their villages. Joshua 15:47 Ashdod with her townes and her villages, Gaza with her townes and her villages, vnto the riuer of Egypt, and the great sea and the border [thereof].
Joshua 15:48 And in the mountaines, Shamir, and Iattir, and Socoh, Joshua 15:49 And Dannah, & Kiriath-Sannath, which is Debir, Joshua 15:50 And Anab, and Ashtemoh, and Anim, Joshua 15:51 And Goshen, and Holon, and Giloh: eleuen cities with their villages. Joshua 15:52 Arab, and Dumah, and Eshean, Joshua 15:53 And Ianum, and Beth-tappuah, and Aphekah, Joshua 15:54 And Humtah, and Kiriatharba (which is Hebron) and Zior, nine cities with their villages. Joshua 15:55 Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and Iuttah, Joshua 15:56 Ind Iezreel, and Iokdeam, and Zanoah, Joshua 15:57 Cain, Gibbeah, and Timnah: ten cities with their villages. Joshua 15:58 Halhul, Beth-zur, and Gedor, Joshua 15:59 And Maarah, and Bethanoth, & Eltekon: six cities with their villages. Joshua 15:60 Kiriath-baal, which [is] Kiriathiearim, and Rabbah: two cities with their villages. Joshua 15:61 In the wildernesse, Beth-arabah, Middin, and Secacah, Joshua 15:62 And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and Engedi: sixe cities with their villages.
The Jebusites not conquered.
Joshua 15:63 As for the Iebusites the inhabitants of Ierusalem, the children of Iudah could not driue them out: but the Iebusites dwell with the children of Iudah at Ierusalem vnto this day.