You are to write a description of the land in seven parts and bring the description here to me, and I will cast lots for you here before Yahweh our God. Bible see other translations

“here.” In Shiloh where the Tent of Meeting was at the time.

“cast lots.” The Hebrew is “throw a lot,” but the singular verb is likely a collective singular. By using the lot, the decision about which tribe got which land area was up to Yahweh (cp. Prov. 16:33).

Commentary for: Joshua 18:6