Notwithstanding the land shall be divided by lot
: according to the names of the tribes of their fathers they shall inherit. ... For the LORD had said of them, They shall
surely die in the wilderness. And there was not left a man of them, save Caleb
the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun.
In the morning therefore ye shall be brought according to your tribes: and it shall be, [that
] the tribe
which the LORD taketh shall come according to the families [thereof
]; and the family which the LORD shall take shall come by households; and the household which the LORD shall take shall come man by man.
And they shall divide it into seven parts: Judah shall
abide in their coast on the south, and the house
of Joseph shall abide in their coasts on the north.
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.
1 Samuel 14:41
Saul said unto the LORD God of Israel, Give a perfect [lot]
. And Saul
and Jonathan were taken: but the people escaped
. ... And Saul said, Cast [lots
] between me and Jonathan my son. And Jonathan was taken.
And the rulers
of the people dwelt at Jerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots
, to bring one of ten
to dwell in Jerusalem the holy
city, and nine parts [to dwell
] in [other
And they said every
one to his fellow, Come, and let
us cast lots, that we may know for
whose cause this evil [is
] upon us. So they cast lots, and the
lot fell upon Jonah.
gave forth their lots; and the lot fell upon Matthias
; and he was numbered with the eleven apostles.