“An inheritance he shall not have” (Dt.18:2)—
within the inheritance of the three
[trans-Jordanian tribes, Gad, Reuben, and Manasseh].
“In the midst of his brothers” (Dt.18:2)—
nor within the inheritance of the five
[Canaanite nations, the Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites,
Hivites, and Jebusites (e.g. Dt.20:17)].
“HASHEM is his inheritance, as He has promised him” (Dt.18:2)—
this explains the rationale behind