The land distribution ends today with the faithful spy Joshua receiving his land in the mountains of Ephriam. So all the land was distributed according to the lots assigned by the Lord in Shiloh at the door of the tabernacle. Next, the 6 cities of refuge and 42 towns for the Levites were appointed just as the Lord instructed Moses in Numbers 35. “And the children of Israel gave these cities with their common lands by lot to the Levites, as the Lord has commanded by the hand of Moses.” The Levites were to maintain the cities of refuge and minister to the people with the Word of God as teachers, judges, and medical care givers. Tomorrow’s reading concludes the Conquest Era 🎉 so keep reading!
(Joshua 19:49-21:45, 1 Chronicles 6:54-81)