Verses 1-15 – Notice that these boundaries and descriptions of the Promise Land are very specific. God was telling Israel exactly what to do, and was giving them what they needed. There was no room for disobedience or misunderstanding.
Verses 16-19 – Othniel became Israel’s fist judge after Joshua’s death (Judges 1:13; 3:9-11). He played an important role in reforming Israel by chasing away an oppressive enemy army and bringing peace back to the land.