Q&A: Tribal Boundaries in Joshua

Tribal Boundaries in Joshua

What is the significance of the specific tribal boundaries found in Joshua?

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The division of the land in the book of Joshua was something that was very important because that division of the land proved that the Lord actually fulfilled his promise. Not just one tribe or two tribes, but all tribes, the entire nation of Israel received their share. And because of that, each of these tribes then became a part of the community that was tied exclusively to the Lord. They had responsibilities toward God, and they enjoyed every blessing that the Lord gave them. So, this division of the land was something that was very important, very crucial in the book of Joshua, proving that God did not forget even one of his children. Every tribe received the inheritance that God had promised them.