Bible: Judges 1:16-36
1:16 Now the descendants of the Kenite, Moses’ father-in-law, went up with the people of Judah from the City of Date Palm Trees to Arad in the desert of Judah, 1 located in the Negev. 2 They went and lived with the people of Judah. 3
1:17 The men of Judah went with their brothers the men of Simeon 4 and defeated the Canaanites living in Zephath. They wiped out Zephath. 5 So people now call the city Hormah. 6 1:18 The men of Judah captured Gaza, Ashkelon, Ekron, and the territory surrounding each of these cities. 7
1:22 When the men 14 of Joseph attacked 15 Bethel, 16 the
1:27 The men of Manasseh did not conquer Beth Shan, Taanach, or their surrounding towns. Nor did they conquer the people living in Dor, Ibleam, Megiddo 19 or their surrounding towns. 20 The Canaanites managed 21 to remain in those areas. 22 1:28 Whenever Israel was strong militarily, they forced the Canaanites to do hard labor, but they never totally conquered them.
1:29 The men of Ephraim did not conquer the Canaanites living in Gezer. The Canaanites lived among them in Gezer.
1:30 The men of Zebulun did not conquer the people living in Kitron and Nahalol. 23 The Canaanites lived among them and were forced to do hard labor.
1:31 The men of Asher did not conquer the people living in Acco or Sidon, 24 nor did they conquer Ahlab, Aczib, Helbah, Aphek, or Rehob. 25 1:32 The people of Asher live among the Canaanites residing in the land because they did not conquer them.
1:33 The men of Naphtali did not conquer the people living in Beth Shemesh or Beth Anath. 26 They live among the Canaanites residing in the land. The Canaanites 27 living in Beth Shemesh and Beth Anath were forced to do hard labor for them.
1:34 The Amorites forced the people of Dan to live in the hill country. They did not allow them to live in 28 the coastal plain. 1:35 The Amorites managed 29 to remain in Har Heres, 30 Aijalon, and Shaalbim. Whenever the tribe of Joseph was strong militarily, 31 the Amorites were forced to do hard labor. 1:36 The border of Amorite territory ran from the Scorpion Ascent 32 to Sela and on up. 33