約書亞記 Joshua


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18:1
以色列的全会众都聚集在示罗,把会幕设立在那里,那地已经被他们制伏了。
The whole assembly of the Israelites gathered at Shiloh and set up the Tent of Meeting there. The country was brought under their control,
18:2
以色列人中其余的七个支派还没有分给他们地业。
but there were still seven Israelite tribes who had not yet received their inheritance.
18:3
约书亚对以色列人说,耶和华你们列祖的神所赐给你们的地,你们耽延不去得,要到几时呢?
So Joshua said to the Israelites: "How long will you wait before you begin to take possession of the land that the Lord , the God of your fathers, has given you?
18:4
你们每支派当选举三个人,我要打发他们去,他们就要起身走遍那地,按着各支派应得的地业写明(或作画图),就回到我这里来。
Appoint three men from each tribe. I will send them out to make a survey of the land and to write a description of it, according to the inheritance of each. Then they will return to me.
18:5
他们要将地分作七分。犹大仍在南方,住在他的境内。约瑟家仍在北方,住在他的境内。
You are to divide the land into seven parts. Judah is to remain in its territory on the south and the house of Joseph in its territory on the north.
18:6
你们要将地分作七分,写明了拿到我这里来。我要在耶和华我们神面前,为你们拈阄。
After you have written descriptions of the seven parts of the land, bring them here to me and I will cast lots for you in the presence of the Lord our God.
18:7
利未人在你们中间没有分,因为供耶和华祭司的职任就是他们的产业。迦得支派,流便支派,和玛拿西半支派已经在约旦河东得了地业,就是耶和华仆人摩西所给他们的。
The Levites, however, do not get a portion among you, because the priestly service of the Lord is their inheritance. And Gad, Reuben and the half-tribe of Manasseh have already received their inheritance on the east side of the Jordan. Moses the servant of the Lord gave it to them."
18:8
划地势的人起身去的时候,约书亚嘱咐他们说,你们去走遍那地,划明地势,就回到我这里来。我要在示罗这里,耶和华面前,为你们拈阄。
As the men started on their way to map out the land, Joshua instructed them, "Go and make a survey of the land and write a description of it. Then return to me, and I will cast lots for you here at Shiloh in the presence of the Lord ."
18:9
他们就去了,走遍那地,按着城邑分作七分,写在册子上,回到示罗营中见约书亚。
So the men left and went through the land. They wrote its description on a scroll, town by town, in seven parts, and returned to Joshua in the camp at Shiloh.
18:10
约书亚就在示罗,耶和华面前,为他们拈阄。约书亚在那里,按着以色列人的支派,将地分给他们。
Joshua then cast lots for them in Shiloh in the presence of the Lord , and there he distributed the land to the Israelites according to their tribal divisions.
18:11
便雅悯支派,按着宗族拈阄所得之地,是在犹大,约瑟子孙中间。
The lot came up for the tribe of Benjamin, clan by clan. Their allotted territory lay between the tribes of Judah and Joseph:
18:12
他们的北界是从约旦河起,往上贴近耶利哥的北边。又往西通过山地,直到伯亚文的旷野。
On the north side their boundary began at the Jordan, passed the northern slope of Jericho and headed west into the hill country, coming out at the desert of Beth Aven.
18:13
从那里往南接连到路斯,贴近路斯(路斯就是伯特利),又下到亚他绿亚达,靠近下伯和仑南边的山。
From there it crossed to the south slope of Luz (that is, Bethel) and went down to Ataroth Addar on the hill south of Lower Beth Horon.
18:14
从那里往西,又转向南,从伯和仑南对面的山,直达到犹大人的城基列巴力(基列巴力就是基列耶琳)。这是西界。
From the hill facing Beth Horon on the south the boundary turned south along the western side and came out at Kiriath Baal (that is, Kiriath Jearim), a town of the people of Judah. This was the western side.
18:15
南界是从基列耶琳的尽边起,往西达到尼弗多亚的水源。
The southern side began at the outskirts of Kiriath Jearim on the west, and the boundary came out at the spring of the waters of Nephtoah.
18:16
又下到欣嫩子谷对面山的尽边,就是利乏音谷北边的山。又下到欣嫩谷,贴近耶布斯的南边。又下到隐罗结。
The boundary went down to the foot of the hill facing the Valley of Ben Hinnom, north of the Valley of Rephaim. It continued down the Hinnom Valley along the southern slope of the Jebusite city and so to En Rogel.
18:17
又往北通到隐示麦,达到亚都冥坡对面的基利绿。又下到流便之子波罕的磐石。
It then curved north, went to En Shemesh, continued to Geliloth, which faces the Pass of Adummim, and ran down to the Stone of Bohan son of Reuben.
18:18
又接连到亚拉巴对面,往北下到亚拉巴。
It continued to the northern slope of Beth Arabah and on down into the Arabah.
18:19
又接连到伯曷拉的北边,直通到盐海的北汊,就是约旦河的南头。这是南界。
It then went to the northern slope of Beth Hoglah and came out at the northern bay of the Salt Sea, at the mouth of the Jordan in the south. This was the southern boundary.
18:20
东界是约旦河。这是便雅悯人按着宗族,照他们四围的交界所得的地业。
The Jordan formed the boundary on the eastern side. These were the boundaries that marked out the inheritance of the clans of Benjamin on all sides.
18:21
便雅悯支派按着宗族所得的城邑就是,耶利哥,伯曷拉,伊麦基悉,
The tribe of Benjamin, clan by clan, had the following cities: Jericho, Beth Hoglah, Emek Keziz,
18:22
伯亚拉巴,洗玛脸,伯特利,
Beth Arabah, Zemaraim, Bethel,
18:23
亚文,巴拉,俄弗拉,
Avvim, Parah, Ophrah,
18:24
基法阿摩尼,俄弗尼,迦巴,共十二座城,还有属城的村庄。
Kephar Ammoni, Ophni and Geba-twelve towns and their villages.
18:25
又有基遍,拉玛,比录,
Gibeon, Ramah, Beeroth,
18:26
米斯巴,基非拉,摩撒,
Mizpah, Kephirah, Mozah,
18:27
利坚,伊利毗勒,他拉拉,
Rekem, Irpeel, Taralah,
18:28
洗拉,以利弗,耶布斯(耶布斯就是耶路撒冷),基比亚,基列,共十四座城,还有属城的村庄。这是便雅悯人按着宗族所得的地业。
Zelah, Haeleph, the Jebusite city (that is, Jerusalem), Gibeah and Kiriath-fourteen towns and their villages. This was the inheritance of Benjamin for its clans.