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Joshua 15

The borders of the lot of Judah.

Joshua 15:1 This was the lotte of the trybe of the chyldren of Iuda by theyr kynredes: Namely, towarde the border of Edom in the wyldernesse of Zin, southwarde, euen from the vtmoost parte of the southe coste. Joshua 15:2 And theyr south coste was from the brynke of the salt see, from a rock that leaneth southward. Joshua 15:3 And it went out to þe south syde toward the goynge vp to Acrabim, & went a longe to Zinna, and ascended vp on the south syde vnto Cades Barne, & went a longe to Hezron, and went vp to Adar, and fette a compase to Karca. Joshua 15:4 From thence went it a longe to Azmon, and reached vnto the ryuer of Egypt: and the ende of that cost was on the west syde. And this is theyr south coste. Joshua 15:5 Their east coste is the salt see, euen vnto the edge of Iordan. Joshua 15:6 And their border in the north quarter was from the rocke of the see and from the edge of Iordan. And the same border went vp to Bethhagla, and went a long by the northsyde of Betharabah, and vp from thence to the stone of Bohen þe sonne of Ruben. Joshua 15:7 And agayne, thesame border went vp to Dabir from the valeye of Acor, and so northwarde, turnyng towarde Gilgall, that lieth before þe goyng vp to Adonim, whych is of the southe syde of the ryuer. And the same border went vp to þe waters of the fountayne of the Sonne, and ended at the well of Rogell. Joshua 15:8 And then went vp to the valeye of the sonne of Hennom, euen vnto the southe syde of Iebusi: the same is Ierusalem. And then went vp to the toppe of the hille that lyeth before the valeye of Hennon, westwarde, and by the edge of the valeye of the Giauntes northwarde: Joshua 15:9 And then it compaseth from the toppe of the hill vnto the fountayne of the water of Nephthoah, and gothe out at the cities of mount Ephron: and draweth to Baala, whiche is kiriathiarim, Joshua 15:10 and then it compaseth from Balah westwarde vnto mount Seir, & then goeth a longe vnto the syde of mount Iarim, (which is Chesalon) on þe north syde. And cometh downe to Bethsames, and gothe to Thamnah, Joshua 15:11 and gothe out agayne vnto the syde of Akaron northwarde: And then draweth to Secron and gothe a longe to mounte Balah, and goeth out at Iabnel: & the endes of the coastes leaue at the west see. Joshua 15:12 And the west border was the gaeat see, and the same coaste was the coast of the chyldren of Iuda rounde about in theyr kynredes.

Caleb's portion and conquest.

Joshua 15:13 And vnto Caleb the sonne of Iephune dyd Iosua geue a parte among the children of Iuda, accordynge to the mouthe of the Lorde, euen kiriatharbe of the father of Enock, whiche cytye is Hebron. Joshua 15:14 And Caleb droue thence the thre sonnes of Enack, Sesai, and Ahman, and Thalmai, which were, the sonnes of Enack. Joshua 15:15 And he went vp thence, to the enhabitoures of Dabir. And the name of Dabir in the olde tyme was kariath sephar.

Othniel, for his valour, hath Achsah, Caleb's daughter, to wife.

Joshua 15:16 And Caleb sayde: he that smyteth kariath sepher, & taketh it: to hym wyll I geue Acsah my daughter to wyfe. Joshua 15:17 And Othniel, the sonne of kenes, the brother of Caleb toke it. And he gaue hym Acsah hys daughter to wyfe.

She obtaineth a blessing of her father.

Joshua 15:18 And as she went in vnto hym, she moued hym, to aske of her father a felde. And she alyghted of her asse. And Caleb sayde vnto her, what ayleth the? Joshua 15:19 Who answered: gyue me a blessyng: for thou hast geuen me a south lande: geue me also springes of water. And he gaue her sprynges of water, bothe aboue and benethe. Joshua 15:20 Thys is the enheritaunce of the trybe of the children of Iuda by their kynredes.

The cities of Judah.

Joshua 15:21 And the vttmost cyties of the tribe of the children of Iuda, towarde þe coastes of Edom southwarde, were: Kabzel, Eder & Iagur: Joshua 15:22 kinah, Dimonah, and Adada: Joshua 15:23 kedes, Hazor and Iethnan: Joshua 15:24 Ziph, Telem and Baloth, Joshua 15:25 Hazor, Hadathah, karioth, Hesron (which is Hazor) Joshua 15:26 Eman, Sami, and Moladah: Joshua 15:27 Hazargadah, Hasmon & Bethpheleth: Joshua 15:28 Hasar sual, Bersabe, and Bazothah: Joshua 15:29 Baalah, Iim, and Azen: Joshua 15:30 Eltholad, Cecill, and Horma: Joshua 15:31 Zikelag, Medemenah & Sensenah: Joshua 15:32 Labaoth, Selhim, Ain and Rimon: all these cyties are twentye and nyne with their villages. Joshua 15:33 And in þe lowe contreye they had Esthaol, Zareah, and Asenah: Joshua 15:34 Zoneah, Enganim, Thaphuah & Enam: Joshua 15:35 Iarmuth Adulam, Socoh, & Azkah: Joshua 15:36 Saarem, Adithaim, Gederah, and Gederothaim: Fourtene cyties with their villages. Joshua 15:37 Zenan, Hadazah, and Magdalgad: Joshua 15:38 Deleam, Mizpa, and Iektheel: Joshua 15:39 Lachis, Bazcath and Eglon: Joshua 15:40 Cabon, Lahamam, and Cethlis Joshua 15:41 Gaderoth, Bethdagon, Maamah and Makedah: Syxtene cyties with their villages. Joshua 15:42 Lebnah, Ether, and Asan: Joshua 15:43 Iephthah, Asnah, and Nezib: Joshua 15:44 keilah, kahezip and Maresah: nyne cyties wyth theyr vyllages. Joshua 15:45 Akron with her townes & villages. Joshua 15:46 From Akron & from þe west, all that lyeth aboute Asdod wt their villages. Joshua 15:47 Asdod with hertownes & villages. Azah with her townes & villages, euen vnto the ryuer of Egypte and the great see was their coaste.

Joshua 15:48 And in the mountaynes, they had Samir Iathir, and Socoh, Joshua 15:49 Danah: and kariah senath, which is Dabir: Joshua 15:50 Anab, Esthemoh, & Anim, Joshua 15:51 Gozen, Holon, & Giloh, a leuen cyties with their villages. Joshua 15:52 Arab, Dumah, & Esean: Joshua 15:53 Ianim, Beththaphuah & Apheah. Joshua 15:54 Humatah, & kariath arbe: which is Hebron and Zior: nyne cyties wyth their villages. Joshua 15:55 Maon, Carmel, Siph, & Iutah: Joshua 15:56 Iesraell, Iukadan, and Sanoch: Joshua 15:57 Cain, Gabaah, and Thamnah: ten cyties with their villages Joshua 15:58 Halhull Bethzur and Gedor: Joshua 15:59 Maarath, Bethanoth, & Elthecon: Sixe cyties with their villages. Joshua 15:60 Kariath Baal whych is kariath Iarim and Harabba: two cyties with their villages. Joshua 15:61 In the wildernesse they had Betharabah, Meddin & Sacacah: Joshua 15:62 Nebson, the cytie of salt, and Engaddi: Syxe cyties wyth their villages.

The Jebusites not conquered.

Joshua 15:63 Neuertheles, the Iebusites that were þe enhabiters of Ierusalem, coulde not þe children of Iuda cast out. But the Iebusites dwell with the children of Iuda vnto this daye.

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