map of the 12 tribes of Israel. The Tribe of Levi did not received land, but 46 cities, 6 of which were Cities of Refuge. Joseph had no land, but his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim did. Eventually, Dan moved north and had a city. Simeon was absorbed into Judah as well as Benjamin. After the invasion of Assyria, those west of the Jordan, moved into Judah as well.
"God put himself in a dark, tight, claustrophobic room and allowed them to seal it shut. The Light of the world was mummied in cloth ---and the Hope of humanity was shut in a tomb. Nothing is blacker than a grave, as lifeless as a pit, as permanent as the crypt. But into the crypt He came. The next time you find yourself entombed in a darkened world of fear, remember that! The next time pain boxes you in a world of horror, remember the tomb. The next time a stone seals your exit to peace, think
Photographic Print: Western Wall and Dome of the Rock Mosque, Jerusalem, Israel by Michele Falzone : 24x18in