Joshua 14
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1  And these are the allotments of the Israelites in the land of Canaan, that were apportioned to them by the Kohen Elazar, by Yehoshua son of Nun, and by the heads of the ancestral houses of the Israelite tribes,

א  וְאֵלֶּה אֲשֶׁר־נָחֲלוּ בְנֵי־יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּאֶרֶץ כְּנָעַן אֲשֶׁר נִחֲלוּ אוֹתָם אֶלְעָזָר הַכֹּהֵן וִיהוֹשֻׁעַ בִּן־נוּן וְרָאשֵׁי אֲבוֹת הַמַּטּוֹת לִבְנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל׃

2  the portions that fell to them by lot, as Hashem had commanded through Moshe for the nine and a half tribes.

ב  בְּגוֹרַל נַחֲלָתָם כַּאֲשֶׁר צִוָּה יְהֹוָה בְּיַד־מֹשֶׁה לְתִשְׁעַת הַמַּטּוֹת וַחֲצִי הַמַּטֶּה׃

3  For the portion of the other two and a half tribes had been assigned to them by Moshe on the other side of the Yarden. He had not assigned any portion among them to the Leviim;

ג  כִּי־נָתַן מֹשֶׁה נַחֲלַת שְׁנֵי הַמַּטּוֹת וַחֲצִי הַמַּטֶּה מֵעֵבֶר לַיַּרְדֵּן וְלַלְוִיִּם לֹא־נָתַן נַחֲלָה בְּתוֹכָם׃

4  for whereas the descendants of Yosef constituted two tribes, Menashe and Efraim, the Leviim were assigned no share in the land, but only some towns to live in, with the pastures for their livestock and cattle.

ד  כִּי־הָיוּ בְנֵי־יוֹסֵף שְׁנֵי מַטּוֹת מְנַשֶּׁה וְאֶפְרָיִם וְלֹא־נָתְנוּ חֵלֶק לַלְוִיִּם בָּאָרֶץ כִּי אִם־עָרִים לָשֶׁבֶת וּמִגְרְשֵׁיהֶם לְמִקְנֵיהֶם וּלְקִנְיָנָם׃

5  Just as Hashem had commanded Moshe, so the Israelites did when they apportioned the land.

ה  כַּאֲשֶׁר צִוָּה יְהֹוָה אֶת־מֹשֶׁה כֵּן עָשׂוּ בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל וַיַּחְלְקוּ אֶת־הָאָרֶץ׃

6  The Judites approached Yehoshua at Gilgal, and Kalev son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite said to him: “You know what instructions Hashem gave at Kadesh-barnea to Moshe, the man of Hashem, concerning you and me.

ו  וַיִּגְּשׁוּ בְנֵי־יְהוּדָה אֶל־יְהוֹשֻׁעַ בַּגִּלְגָּל וַיֹּאמֶר אֵלָיו כָּלֵב בֶּן־יְפֻנֶּה הַקְּנִזִּי אַתָּה יָדַעְתָּ אֶת־הַדָּבָר אֲשֶׁר־דִּבֶּר יְהֹוָה אֶל־מֹשֶׁה אִישׁ־הָאֱלֹהִים עַל אֹדוֹתַי וְעַל אֹדוֹתֶיךָ בְּקָדֵשׁ בַּרְנֵעַ׃

7  I was forty years old when Moshe the servant of Hashem sent me from Kadesh-barnea to spy out the land, and I gave him a forthright report.

ז  בֶּן־אַרְבָּעִים שָׁנָה אָנֹכִי בִּשְׁלֹחַ מֹשֶׁה עֶבֶד־יְהֹוָה אֹתִי מִקָּדֵשׁ בַּרְנֵעַ לְרַגֵּל אֶת־הָאָרֶץ וָאָשֵׁב אֹתוֹ דָּבָר כַּאֲשֶׁר עִם־לְבָבִי׃

8  While my companions who went up with me took the heart out of the people, I was loyal to Hashem my God.

ח  וְאַחַי אֲשֶׁר עָלוּ עִמִּי הִמְסִיו אֶת־לֵב הָעָם וְאָנֹכִי מִלֵּאתִי אַחֲרֵי יְהֹוָה אֱלֹהָי׃

9  On that day, Moshe promised on oath, ‘The land on which your foot trod shall be a portion for you and your descendants forever, because you were loyal to Hashem my God.’

ט  וַיִּשָּׁבַע מֹשֶׁה בַּיּוֹם הַהוּא לֵאמֹר אִם־לֹא הָאָרֶץ אֲשֶׁר דָּרְכָה רַגְלְךָ בָּהּ לְךָ תִהְיֶה לְנַחֲלָה וּלְבָנֶיךָ עַד־עוֹלָם כִּי מִלֵּאתָ אַחֲרֵי יְהֹוָה אֱלֹהָי׃

10  Now Hashem has preserved me, as He promised. It is forty-five years since Hashem made this promise to Moshe, when Yisrael was journeying through the wilderness; and here I am today, eighty-five years old.

י  וְעַתָּה הִנֵּה הֶחֱיָה יְהֹוָה אוֹתִי כַּאֲשֶׁר דִּבֵּר זֶה אַרְבָּעִים וְחָמֵשׁ שָׁנָה מֵאָז דִּבֶּר יְהֹוָה אֶת־הַדָּבָר הַזֶּה אֶל־מֹשֶׁה אֲשֶׁר־הָלַךְ יִשְׂרָאֵל בַּמִּדְבָּר וְעַתָּה הִנֵּה אָנֹכִי הַיּוֹם בֶּן־חָמֵשׁ וּשְׁמוֹנִים שָׁנָה׃

11  I am still as strong today as on the day that Moshe sent me; my strength is the same now as it was then, for battle and for activity.

יא  עוֹדֶנִּי הַיּוֹם חָזָק כַּאֲשֶׁר בְּיוֹם שְׁלֹחַ אוֹתִי מֹשֶׁה כְּכֹחִי אָז וּכְכֹחִי עָתָּה לַמִּלְחָמָה וְלָצֵאת וְלָבוֹא׃

12  So assign to me this hill country as Hashem promised on that day. Though you too heard on that day that Anakites are there and great fortified cities, if only Hashem is with me, I will dispossess them, as Hashem promised.”

יב  וְעַתָּה תְּנָה־לִּי אֶת־הָהָר הַזֶּה אֲשֶׁר־דִּבֶּר יְהֹוָה בַּיּוֹם הַהוּא כִּי אַתָּה־שָׁמַעְתָּ בַיּוֹם הַהוּא כִּי־עֲנָקִים שָׁם וְעָרִים גְּדֹלוֹת בְּצֻרוֹת אוּלַי יְהֹוָה אוֹתִי וְהוֹרַשְׁתִּים כַּאֲשֶׁר דִּבֶּר יְהֹוָה׃

13  So Yehoshua blessed Kalev son of Jephunneh and assigned Chevron to him as his portion.

vai-va-r’-KHAY-hu y’-ho-SHU-a va-yi-TAYN et khev-RON l’-kha-LAYV ben y’-fu-NEH l’-na-kha-LAH

יג  וַיְבָרְכֵהוּ יְהוֹשֻׁעַ וַיִּתֵּן אֶת־חֶבְרוֹן לְכָלֵב בֶּן־יְפֻנֶּה לְנַחֲלָה׃

14  Thus Chevron became the portion of Kalev son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite, as it still is, because he was loyal to Hashem, the God of Yisrael.

יד  עַל־כֵּן הָיְתָה־חֶבְרוֹן לְכָלֵב בֶּן־יְפֻנֶּה הַקְּנִזִּי לְנַחֲלָה עַד הַיּוֹם הַזֶּה יַעַן אֲשֶׁר מִלֵּא אַחֲרֵי יְהֹוָה אֱלֹהֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל׃

15  The name of Chevron was formerly Kiryat Arba: [Arba] was the great man among the Anakites. And the land had rest from war.

טו  וְשֵׁם חֶבְרוֹן לְפָנִים קִרְיַת אַרְבַּע הָאָדָם הַגָּדוֹל בָּעֲנָקִים הוּא וְהָאָרֶץ שָׁקְטָה מִמִּלְחָמָה׃

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