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King James Bible

Youngs Literal Translation


15:1 This then was the lot of the tribe of the children of Judah by their families; even to the border of Edom the wilderness of Zin southward was the uttermost part of the south coast. And the lot for the tribe of the sons of Judah, for their families, is unto the border of Edom; the wilderness of Zin southward, at the extremity of the south;
15:2 And their south border was from the shore of the salt sea, from the bay that looketh southward: and to them the south border is at the extremity of the salt sea, from the bay which is looking southward;
15:3 And it went out to the south side to Maalehacrabbim, and passed along to Zin, and ascended up on the south side unto Kadeshbarnea, and passed along to Hezron, and went up to Adar, and fetched a compass to Karkaa: and it hath gone out unto the south to Maaleh-Akrabbim, and passed over to Zin, and gone up on the south to Kadesh-Barnea, and passed over `to' Hezron, and gone up to Adar, and turned round to Karkaa,
15:4 From thence it passed toward Azmon, and went out unto the river of Egypt; and the goings out of that coast were at the sea: this shall be your south coast. and passed over `to' Azmon, and gone out `at' the brook of Egypt, and the outgoings of the border have been at the sea; this is to you the south border.
15:5 And the east border was the salt sea, even unto the end of Jordan. And their border in the north quarter was from the bay of the sea at the uttermost part of Jordan: And the east border `is' the salt sea, unto the extremity of the Jordan, and the border at the north quarter `is' from the bay of the sea, at the extremity of the Jordan;
15:6 And the border went up to Bethhogla, and passed along by the north of Betharabah; and the border went up to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben: and the border hath gone up `to' Beth-Hoglah, and passed over on the north of Beth-Arabah, and the border hath gone up `to' the stone of Bohan son of Reuben:
15:7 And the border went up toward Debir from the valley of Achor, and so northward, looking toward Gilgal, that is before the going up to Adummim, which is on the south side of the river: and the border passed toward the waters of Enshemesh, and the goings out thereof were at Enrogel: and the border hath gone up towards Debir from the valley of Achor, and northward looking unto Gilgal, which `is' over-against the ascent of Adummim, which `is' on the south of the brook, and the border hath passed over unto the waters of En-Shemesh, and its outgoings have been unto En-Rogel;
15:8 And the border went up by the valley of the son of Hinnom unto the south side of the Jebusite; the same is Jerusalem: and the border went up to the top of the mountain that lieth before the valley of Hinnom westward, which is at the end of the valley of the giants northward: and the border hath gone up the valley of the son of Hinnom, unto the side of the Jebusite on the south (it `is' Jerusalem), and the border hath gone up unto the top of the hill-country which `is' on the front of the valley of Hinnom westward, which `is' in the extremity of the valley of the Rephaim northward;
15:9 And the border was drawn from the top of the hill unto the fountain of the water of Nephtoah, and went out to the cities of mount Ephron; and the border was drawn to Baalah, which is Kirjathjearim: and the border hath been marked out, from the top of the hill-country unto the fountain of the waters of Nephtoah, and hath gone out unto the cities of mount Ephron, and the border hath been marked out `to' Baalah, (it `is' Kirjath-Jearim);
15:10 And the border compassed from Baalah westward unto mount Seir, and passed along unto the side of mount Jearim, which is Chesalon, on the north side, and went down to Bethshemesh, and passed on to Timnah: and the border hath gone round from Baalah westward, unto mount Seir, and passed over unto the side of mount Jearim (it `is' Chesalon), on the north, and gone down `to' Beth-Shemesh, and passed over to Timnah;
15:11 And the border went out unto the side of Ekron northward: and the border was drawn to Shicron, and passed along to mount Baalah, and went out unto Jabneel; and the goings out of the border were at the sea. and the border hath gone out unto the side of Ekron northward, and the border hath been marked out `to' Shicron, and hath passed over to mount Baalah, and gone out `to' Jabneel; and the outgoings of the border have been at the sea.
15:12 And the west border was to the great sea, and the coast thereof. This is the coast of the children of Judah round about according to their families. And the west border `is' to the great sea, and `its' border; this `is' the border of the sons of Judah round about for their families.
15:13 And unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh he gave a part among the children of Judah, according to the commandment of the LORD to Joshua, even the city of Arba the father of Anak, which city is Hebron. And to Caleb son of Jephunneh hath he given a portion in the midst of the sons of Judah, according to the command of Jehovah to Joshua, `even' the city of Arba, father of Anak -- it `is' Hebron.
15:14 And Caleb drove thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak. And Caleb is dispossessing thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, children of Anak,
15:15 And he went up thence to the inhabitants of Debir: and the name of Debir before was Kirjathsepher. and he goeth up thence unto the inhabitants of Debir; and the name of Debir formerly is Kirjath-Sepher.
15:16 And Caleb said, He that smiteth Kirjathsepher, and taketh it, to him will I give Achsah my daughter to wife. And Caleb saith, `He who smiteth Kirjath-Sephar, and hath captured it -- I have given to him Achsah my daughter for a wife.'
15:17 And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it: and he gave him Achsah his daughter to wife. And Othniel son of Kenaz, brother of Caleb, doth capture it, and he giveth to him Achsah his daughter for a wife.
15:18 And it came to pass, as she came unto him, that she moved him to ask of her father a field: and she lighted off her ass; and Caleb said unto her, What wouldest thou? And it cometh to pass, in her coming in, that she persuadeth him to ask from her father a field, and she lighteth from off the ass, and Caleb saith to her, `What -- to thee?'
15:19 Who answered, Give me a blessing; for thou hast given me a south land; give me also springs of water. And he gave her the upper springs, and the nether springs. And she saith, `Give to me a blessing; when the land of the south thou hast given me, then thou hast given to me springs of waters;' and he giveth to her the upper springs and the lower springs.
15:20 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Judah according to their families. This `is' the inheritance of the tribe of the sons of Judah, for their families.
15:21 And the uttermost cities of the tribe of the children of Judah toward the coast of Edom southward were Kabzeel, and Eder, and Jagur, And the cities at the extremity of the tribe of the sons of Judah are unto the border of Edom in the south, Kabzeel, and Eder, and Jagur,
15:22 And Kinah, and Dimonah, and Adadah, and Kinah, and Dimonah, and Adadah,
15:23 And Kedesh, and Hazor, and Ithnan, and Kedesh, and Hazor, and Ithnan,
15:24 Ziph, and Telem, and Bealoth, Ziph, and Telem, and Bealoth,
15:25 And Hazor, Hadattah, and Kerioth, and Hezron, which is Hazor, and Hazor, Hadattah, and Kerioth, Hezron, (it `is' Hazor,)
15:26 Amam, and Shema, and Moladah, Amam, and Shema, and Moladah,
15:27 And Hazargaddah, and Heshmon, and Bethpalet, and Hazar-Gaddah, and Heshmon, and Beth-Palet,
15:28 And Hazarshual, and Beersheba, and Bizjothjah, and Hazar-Shual, and Beer-Sheba, and Bizjothjah,
15:29 Baalah, and Iim, and Azem, Baalah, and Iim, and Azem,
15:30 And Eltolad, and Chesil, and Hormah, And Eltolad, and Chesil, and Hormah,
15:31 And Ziklag, and Madmannah, and Sansannah, and Ziklag, and Madmannah, and Sansannah,
15:32 And Lebaoth, and Shilhim, and Ain, and Rimmon: all the cities are twenty and nine, with their villages: and Lebaoth, and Shilhim, and Ain, and Rimmon; all the cities `are' twenty and nine, and their villages.
15:33 And in the valley, Eshtaol, and Zoreah, and Ashnah, In the low country: Eshtaol, and Zoreah, and Ashnah,
15:34 And Zanoah, and Engannim, Tappuah, and Enam, and Zanoah, and En-Gannim, Tappuah, and Enam,
15:35 Jarmuth, and Adullam, Socoh, and Azekah, Jarmuth, and Adullam, Socoh, and Azekah,
15:36 and Sharaim, and Adithaim, and Gederah, and Gederothaim; fourteen cities with their villages: and Sharaim, and Adithaim, and Gederah, and Gederothaim; fourteen cities and their villages.
15:37 Zenan, and Hadashah, and Migdalgad, Zenan, and Hadashah, and Migdal-Gad,
15:38 And Dilean, and Mizpeh, and Joktheel, and Dilean, and Mizpeh, and Joktheel,
15:39 Lachish, and Bozkath, and Eglon, Lachish, and Bozkath, and Eglon,
15:40 And Cabbon, and Lahmam, and Kithlish, and Cabbon, and Lahmam, and Kithlish,
15:41 And Gederoth, Bethdagon, and Naamah, and Makkedah; sixteen cities with their villages: and Gederoth, Beth-Dagon, and Naamah, and Makkedah; sixteen cities and their villages.
15:42 Libnah, and Ether, and Ashan, Libnah, and Ether, and Ashan,
15:43 And Jiphtah, and Ashnah, and Nezib, and Jiphtah, and Ashnah, and Nezib,
15:44 And Keilah, and Achzib, and Mareshah; nine cities with their villages: and Keilah, and Achzib, and Mareshah; nine cities and their villages.
15:45 Ekron, with her towns and her villages: Ekron and its towns and its villages,
15:46 From Ekron even unto the sea, all that lay near Ashdod, with their villages: from Ekron and westward, all that `are' by the side of Ashdod, and their villages.
15:47 Ashdod with her towns and her villages, Gaza with her towns and her villages, unto the river of Egypt, and the great sea, and the border thereof: Ashdod, its towns and its villages, Gaza, its towns and its villages, unto the brook of Egypt, and the great sea, and `its' border.
15:48 And in the mountains, Shamir, and Jattir, and Socoh, And in the hill-country: Shamir, and Jattir, and Socoh,
15:49 And Dannah, and Kirjathsannah, which is Debir, and Dannah, and Kirjath-Sannah (it `is' Debir)
15:50 And Anab, and Eshtemoh, and Anim, and Anab, and Eshtemoh, and Anim,
15:51 And Goshen, and Holon, and Giloh; eleven cities with their villages: and Goshen, and Holon, and Giloh; eleven cities and their villages.
15:52 Arab, and Dumah, and Eshean, Arab, and Dumah, and Eshean,
15:53 And Janum, and Bethtappuah, and Aphekah, and Janum, and Beth-Tappuah, and Aphekah,
15:54 And Humtah, and Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, and Zior; nine cities with their villages: and Humtah, and Kirjath-Arba (it `is' Hebron), and Zior; nine cities and their villages.
15:55 Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and Juttah, Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and Juttah,
15:56 And Jezreel, and Jokdeam, and Zanoah, and Jezreel, and Jokdeam, and Zanoah,
15:57 Cain, Gibeah, and Timnah; ten cities with their villages: Cain, Gibeah, and Timnah; ten cities and their villages.
15:58 Halhul, Bethzur, and Gedor, Halhul, Beth-Zur, and Gedor,
15:59 And Maarath, and Bethanoth, and Eltekon; six cities with their villages: and Maarath, and Beth-Anoth, and Eltekon; six cities and their villages.
15:60 Kirjathbaal, which is Kirjathjearim, and Rabbah; two cities with their villages: Kirjath-Baal (it `is' Kirjath-Jearim), and Rabbah; two cities and their villages.
15:61 In the wilderness, Betharabah, Middin, and Secacah, In the wilderness: Beth-Arabah, Middin, and Secacah,
15:62 And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and Engedi; six cities with their villages. and Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and En-Gedi; six cities and their villages.
15:63 As for the Jebusites the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the children of Judah could not drive them out: but the Jebusites dwell with the children of Judah at Jerusalem unto this day. As to the Jebusites, inhabitants of Jerusalem, the sons of Judah have not been able to dispossess them, and the Jebusite dwelleth with the sons of Judah in Jerusalem unto this day.