Joshua 13. The main divisions of this chapter: Joshua 13:1-7 is a general description of the land that remained to be possessed by Israel. Joshua 13:8-14 are the general borders of the territory east of Jordan. Also, as the end of the chapter, this section ends describing that the Levites received no specific territory for an inheritance, only cities and fields around the cities. Joshua 13:15-33 describes the territory that was inherited by tribes of Israel in the Transjordan (the land east of the Jordan River). Joshua 13:15-23 describes the inheritance of the tribe of Reuben: the plateau. Joshua 13:24-28 describes the inheritance of the tribe of Gad, which was south-Gilead and the Jordan plain to the Sea of Galilee. Joshua 13:29-33 describes the inheritance of the half-tribe of Manasseh, which was north-Gilead and Bashan.
well advanced in years.” An idiom. The Hebrew is “come in days.” The same phrase occurs in Joshua 23:1. . Joshua died at 110 years old (Josh. 24:29, Judg. 2:8).