14:3 For Moses had given the inheritance of a two tribes and
an half tribe on the other side Jordan: but unto the
Levites he gave none inheritance among them.
(a) As Reuben and Gad and half the tribe of Manasseh,
14:4 For the children of Joseph were b two tribes, Manasseh
and Ephraim: therefore they gave no part unto the Levites
in the land, save cities to dwell [in], with their suburbs
for their cattle and for their substance.
(b) So though Levi lacked, yet were there still twelve
tribes by this means.
14:6 Then the children of Judah came unto Joshua in Gilgal: and
Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenezite said unto him, Thou
knowest the thing that the LORD said unto Moses the man of
God concerning me and c thee in Kadeshbarnea.
(c) Which was that only those two should enter into the
land, (Nu 14:24).
14:8 Nevertheless my d brethren that went up with me made the
heart of the people melt: but I wholly followed the LORD my
(d) Which were the ten other spies.
14:12 Now therefore give me this mountain, whereof the LORD
spake in that day; for thou heardest in that day how the
Anakims [were] there, and [that] the cities [were] great
[and] fenced: e if so be the LORD [will be] with me,
then I shall be able to drive them out, as the LORD said.
(e) This he spoke out of modesty, and not from doubting.
14:15 And the name of Hebron before [was] Kirjatharba; [which
Arba was] a f great man among the Anakims. And the land
had rest from war.