As we approach Joshua 22, the conquest of Canaan has been completed. When Israel made its way toward the land of Canaan, Israel conquered nations on the eastern side of the Jordan River, before crossing the river and conquering the land of Canaan. When Israel had completed conquering the land to the east, the tribe of Reuben, the tribe of Gad, and half of the tribe of Manasseh wanted to live there rather than live on the land west of the Jordan River. However, these tribes were required to go into the land of Canaan and help the rest of the nation of Israel with the conquest of the land.
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