1 Now after Joshua's death, the Israelites consulted Yahweh, asking, 'Which of us is to march on the Canaanites first, to make war on them?'
Num 27:21 Judg 20:18 Judg 20:28 1Sam 22:9-10 1Sam 23:9-10 Exod 28:30 Josh 24:29-30
2 And Yahweh replied, 'Judah is to march on them first; I am delivering the country into his hands.'
Gen 49:8-10 Ps 78:68-70 Heb 7:14 Num 2:3 Num 7:12 Rev 5:5 Rev 19:11-16
3 Judah then said to his brother Simeon, 'March with me into the territory allotted to me; we shall make war on the Canaanites, and then I in my turn shall march into your territory with you.' And Simeon marched with him.
Judg 1:17 2Sam 10:11 Gen 29:33 Josh 19:1
4 So Judah marched on them, and Yahweh delivered the Canaanites and Perizzites into their hands, and they defeated them at Bezek-ten thousand of them!
1Sam 11:8 1Kgs 22:6 1Kgs 22:15 1Sam 14:6 1Sam 14:10 1Sam 17:46-47 Deut 7:2
5 At Bezek they came upon Adoni-Bezek; they joined battle with him and defeated the Canaanites and Perizzites.
6 Adoni-Bezek took to flight, but they chased and captured him and cut off his thumbs and big toes.
7 Adoni-Bezek said, 'Seventy kings with their thumbs and big toes cut off used to pick up the crumbs under my table. As I did, God does to me.' He was taken to Jerusalem, and there he died.
1Sam 15:33 Exod 21:23-25 Isa 33:1 Jas 2:13 Lev 24:19-21 Luke 6:37-38 Matt 7:1-2
8 (The sons of Judah attacked Jerusalem and took it: they put its people to the sword and set fire to the city.)
Josh 15:63 Judg 1:21
9 After this the sons of Judah went down to make war on the Canaanites who were living in the highlands, the Negeb and the lowlands.
Josh 10:36 Josh 11:21 Josh 15:13-20
10 Judah next marched on the Canaanites living in Hebron -- the name of Hebron in olden days was Kiriath-Arba -- and beat Sheshai, Ahiman and Talmai.
Josh 14:15 Num 13:22 Eccl 9:11 Jer 9:23 Josh 15:13-19 Judg 1:20 Num 13:33
11 From there, he marched on the inhabitants of Debir -- the name of Debir in olden days was Kiriath-Sepher.
Josh 15:15 Josh 10:38-39
12 Caleb said, 'To the man who conquers and captures Kiriath-Sepher, I shall give my daughter Achsah as wife.'
1Sam 17:25 1Sam 18:23 Josh 15:16-17
13 The man who captured it was Othniel son of Kenaz, younger brother of Caleb, who gave him his daughter Achsah as wife.
14 When she arrived, he urged her to ask her father for arable land, but when she alighted from the donkey and Caleb asked her, 'What is the matter?'
15 she said to him, 'Grant me a blessing! As the land you have given me is the Negeb, give me springs of water, too!' So Caleb gave her what she wanted: the upper springs and the lower springs.
1Pet 3:9 1Sam 25:18 1Sam 25:27 2Cor 9:5 Gen 33:11 Heb 6:7
16 The sons of Hobab the Kenite, father-in-law of Moses, marched up with the sons of Judah from the City of Palm Trees into the desert of Judah lying in the Negeb of Arad, where they went and settled among the people.
Num 10:29-32 1Sam 15:6 Deut 34:3 Judg 4:11 Num 21:1 Judg 3:13 Judg 4:17
17 Judah then set out with his brother Simeon. They beat the Canaanites who lived in Zephath and delivered it over to the curse of destruction; hence the town was given the name of Hormah.
Num 21:3 2Chr 14:10 Josh 19:4 Judg 1:3 Num 14:45
18 Judah then captured Gaza and its territory, Ashkelon and its territory, Ekron and its territory.And Yahweh was with Judah, who made himself master of the highlands;
Josh 11:22 Judg 3:3 1Sam 6:17 Exod 23:31 Josh 13:3 Josh 15:45-47 Judg 16:1-2
19 he could not, however, dispossess the inhabitants of the plain, since they had iron chariots.
Judg 1:2 2Kgs 18:7 2Sam 5:10 Eccl 9:11 Exod 14:7-31 Gen 39:2 Gen 39:21
20 As Moses had directed, Hebron was given to Caleb, and he drove the three sons of Anak out of it.
Judg 1:10 Josh 15:13-14 Deut 1:36 Num 14:24 Josh 14:9-14 Josh 21:11-12 Num 13:22
21 As regards the Jebusites living in Jerusalem, the sons of Benjamin did not dispossess them, and the Jebusites have been living in Jerusalem with the sons of Benjamin ever since.
Josh 15:63 2Sam 5:6-9 Josh 18:11-28 Judg 1:8 Judg 19:10-12
22 Similarly, the House of Joseph marched on Bethel, and Yahweh was with them.
Judg 1:19 1Chr 7:29 2Kgs 18:7 Gen 49:24 Josh 14:4 Josh 16:1-4 Num 1:10
23 The House of Joseph made a reconnaissance of Bethel. (In olden days, the name of the town was Luz.)
Gen 28:19 Gen 35:6 Gen 48:3 Josh 2:1 Josh 7:2 Judg 18:2
24 The scouts saw a man coming out of the town and said to him, 'Show us how to get into the town and we shall show you faithful love.'
1Sam 30:15 Josh 2:12-14
25 And when he had shown them a way into the town, they put the town to the sword but let the man and his whole clan go.
26 The man went off to the country of the Hittites and built a town which he called Luz; and that has been its name ever since.
2Chr 1:17 2Kgs 7:6
27 Manasseh did not dispossess Beth-Shean and its dependencies, nor Taanach and its dependencies, nor the inhabitants of Dor and its dependencies, nor the inhabitants of Ibleam and its dependencies, nor the inhabitants of Megiddo and its dependencies; in those parts the Canaanites held their ground.
Josh 17:11-13 1Sam 15:9 Jer 48:10 Ps 106:34-35 Deut 7:2 Exod 23:32 Josh 21:25
28 But when the Israelites became stronger, they subjected the Canaanites to forced labour, although they did not dispossess them.
29 Nor did Ephraim dispossess the Canaanites living in Gezer; thus, the Canaanites went on living in Gezer with him.
Josh 16:10 1Kgs 9:16
30 Zebulun did not dispossess the inhabitants of Kitron or of Nahalol. The Canaanites lived on with Zebulun but were subjected to forced labour.
31 Asher did not dispossess the inhabitants of Acco, nor those of Sidon, of Mahalab, of Achzib, of Helbah, of Aphek or of Rehob.
32 So the Asherites lived among the Canaanite inhabitants of the country, not having dispossessed them.
33 Naphtali did not dispossess the inhabitants of Beth-Shemesh or of Beth-Anath; they settled among the Canaanite inhabitants of the country, but the inhabitants of Beth-Shemesh and of Beth-Anath were subjected to forced labour for them.
Josh 19:32-38 Judg 1:30 Judg 1:35 Ps 18:24
34 The Amorites drove the Danites back into the highlands and would not let them come down into the plain.
Josh 19:47 Judg 18:1
35 The Amorites held their ground at Har -- Heres and Shaalbim, but when the hand of the House of Joseph grew heavier, they were subjected to forced labour. (
Josh 19:42 1Kgs 4:9 Josh 10:12 Judg 12:12
36 The territory of the Edomites begins at the Ascent of Scorpions, runs to the Rock and continues on upwards.)
Num 34:4 Josh 15:2-3