Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

Joshua 18:10

And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the Lord , and there Joshua divided the land to the sons of Israel according to their divisions.
New American Standard Version

Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Lot, the;   Shiloh;   Thompson Chain Reference - Casting Lots;   Lots, Casting;  
Dictionaries:
Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Gilgal;   Shiloh;   Fausset Bible Dictionary - Bochim;   Shiloh (1);   Shiloh (2);   Holman Bible Dictionary - Joshua, the Book of;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Joshua;   Priests and Levites;   Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament - Lots;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Shiloh ;   The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Shiloh;   Smith Bible Dictionary - Shi'loh;  
Encyclopedias:
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Division;   Joshua (2);   Joshua, Book of;   Libraries;   The Jewish Encyclopedia - Lots;  

Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible

Cast lots - See the Joshua 14:2 note.

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Barnes, Albert. "Commentary on Joshua 18:10". "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/joshua-18.html. 1870.

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the Lord,.... For the seven tribes, as he had for the two tribes and a half at Gilgal; of the manner of casting lots; see Gill on Numbers 26:55,

and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their division: the land that was divided into seven parts, he distributed to the seven tribes, as the lot came up for them, and then divided these several parts according to the families and households in each tribe.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on Joshua 18:10". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/joshua-18.html. 1999.

Geneva Study Bible

And Joshua h cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD: and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their divisions.

(h) That everyone should be content with God's appointment.
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Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on Joshua 18:10". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/joshua-18.html. 1599-1645.

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

Joshua 18:10. Divided by lot.

Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the Lord — before the tabernacle, where the divine presence was manifested, and which associated with the lot the idea of divine sanction.

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Jamieson, Robert, D.D.; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. "Commentary on Joshua 18:10". "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfb/joshua-18.html. 1871-8.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

Joshua 18:10 And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD: and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their divisions.

Ver. 10. In Shiloh.] Whither was now removed from Gilgal both the tabernacle and the camp, as a place more convenient.

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on Joshua 18:10". John Trapp Complete Commentary. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/joshua-18.html. 1865-1868.

Peter Pett's Commentary on the Bible

And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before YHWH, and there Joshua divided the land to the children of Israel according to their divisions.’

The lots were cast before YHWH and the land divided according to the divisions the surveyors had made. Again there was more to it than stated. No doubt their work would be checked and approved before the final actions were taken.

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Pett, Peter. "Commentary on Joshua 18:10". "Peter Pett's Commentary on the Bible ". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pet/joshua-18.html. 2013.

E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Joshua cast lots. He directing Eleazar the priest, without whom no lot could be cast. See note on Exodus 28:30. Numbers 26:55.

according to, Some codices, with five early printed editions, read "in their portions".

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Joshua 18:10". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/joshua-18.html. 1909-1922.

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged

And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD: and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their divisions.

Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the Lord - before the tabernacle, where the divine presence was manifested, and which associated with the lot the ides of divine sanction.

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Jamieson, Robert, D.D.; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. "Commentary on Joshua 18:10". "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/joshua-18.html. 1871-8.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD: and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their divisions.
cast lots
6,8; Proverbs 18:18; Ezekiel 47:22; 48:29; Matthew 27:35; Acts 13:19
before the Lord
Psalms 16:5,6; 47:4; 61:5; John 17:2; Acts 26:18; Colossians 1:12
Reciprocal: Leviticus 16:8 - cast lots;  Numbers 26:55 - by lot;  Joshua 19:51 - in Shiloh;  Joshua 23:4 - Behold;  1 Chronicles 24:5 - they divided by lot;  Nehemiah 11:1 - cast lots;  Proverbs 16:33 - GeneralMicah 2:5 - cast;  Acts 1:26 - they

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Joshua 18:10". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/joshua-18.html.