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All the inhabitants of the hill country from Lebanon unto Misrephothmaim, and all the Sidonians, them will I drive out from before the children of Israel: only divide thou it by lot unto the Israelites for an inheritance, as I have commanded thee.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

13:6 by lot. The respective inheritances were determined to some extent by lot (see also Joshua 14:2; 18:6), but other considerations (e.g., size–Numbers 33:54) were evaluated, presumably by the representative committee mentioned in Joshua 18:4-10).

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