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Joshua 21
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21Then the heads of the families of the Levites came to the priest Eleazar and to Joshua son of Nun and to the heads of the families of the tribes of the Israelites;H5066H7218H1H3881H499H3548H3091H1121H5126H7218H1H4294H1121H3478 2they said to them at Shiloh in the land of Canaan, "The LORD commanded through Moses that we be given towns to live in, along with their pasture lands for our livestock."H1696H7887H776H3667H559H3068H6680H3027H4872H5414H5892H3427H4054H929 3So by command of the LORD the Israelites gave to the Levites the following towns and pasture lands out of their inheritance.H1121H3478H5414H3881H5159H6310H3068H5892H4054 4The lot came out for the families of the Kohathites. So those Levites who were descendants of Aaron the priest received by lot thirteen towns from the tribes of Judah, Simeon, and Benjamin.H1486H3318H4940H6956H1121H175H3548H3881H1486H4294H3063H4294H8099H4294H1144H7969H6240H5892 5The rest of the Kohathites received by lot ten towns from the families of the tribe of Ephraim, from the tribe of Dan, and the half-tribe of Manasseh.H3498H1121H6955H1486H4940H4294H669H4294H1835H2677H4294H4519H6235H5892 6The Gershonites received by lot thirteen towns from the families of the tribe of Issachar, from the tribe of Asher, from the tribe of Naphtali, and from the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.H1121H1648H1486H4940H4294H3485H4294H836H4294H5321H2677H4294H4519H1316H7969H6240H5892 7The Merarites according to their families received twelve towns from the tribe of Reuben, the tribe of Gad, and the tribe of Zebulun.H1121H4847H4940H4294H7205H4294H1410H4294H2074H8147H6240H5892 8These towns and their pasture lands the Israelites gave by lot to the Levites, as the LORD had commanded through Moses.H1121H3478H5414H1486H3881H5892H4054H3068H6680H3027H4872 9Out of the tribe of Judah and the tribe of Simeon they gave the following towns mentioned by name,H5414H4294H1121H3063H4294H1121H8095H5892H7121H8034 10which went to the descendants of Aaron, one of the families of the Kohathites who belonged to the Levites, since the lot fell to them first.H1121H175H4940H6956H1121H3878H7223H7223H1486 11They gave them Kiriath-arba (Arba being the father of Anak), that is Hebron, in the hill country of Judah, along with the pasture lands around it.H5414H7151H704H7153H1H6061H2275H2022H3063H4054H5439 12But the fields of the town and its villages had been given to Caleb son of Jephunneh as his holding.H7704H5892H2691H5414H3612H1121H3312H272 13To the descendants of Aaron the priest they gave Hebron, the city of refuge for the slayer, with its pasture lands, Libnah with its pasture lands,H5414H1121H175H3548H2275H4054H5892H4733H7523H3841H4054 14Jattir with its pasture lands, Eshtemoa with its pasture lands,H3492H4054H851H4054 15Holon with its pasture lands, Debir with its pasture lands,H2473H4054H1688H4054 16Ain with its pasture lands, Juttah with its pasture lands, and Beth-shemesh with its pasture lands—nine towns out of these two tribes.H5871H4054H3194H4054H1053H4054H8672H5892H8147H7626 17Out of the tribe of Benjamin: Gibeon with its pasture lands, Geba with its pasture lands,H4294H1144H1391H4054H1387H4054 18Anathoth with its pasture lands, and Almon with its pasture lands—four towns.H6068H4054H5960H4054H702H5892 19The towns of the descendants of Aaron—the priests—were thirteen in all, with their pasture lands.H5892H1121H175H3548H7969H6240H5892H4054 20As to the rest of the Kohathites belonging to the Kohathite families of the Levites, the towns allotted to them were out of the tribe of Ephraim.H4940H1121H6955H3881H3498H1121H6955H5892H1486H4294H669 21To them were given Shechem, the city of refuge for the slayer, with its pasture lands in the hill country of Ephraim, Gezer with its pasture lands,H5414H7927H4054H2022H669H5892H4733H7523H1507H4054 22Kibzaim with its pasture lands, and Beth-horon with its pasture lands—four towns.H6911H4054H1032H4054H702H5892 23Out of the tribe of Dan: Elteke with its pasture lands, Gibbethon with its pasture lands,H4294H1835H514H4054H1405H4054 24Aijalon with its pasture lands, Gath-rimmon with its pasture lands—four towns.H357H4054H1667H4054H702H5892 25Out of the half-tribe of Manasseh: Taanach with its pasture lands, and Gath-rimmon with its pasture lands—two towns.H4276H4294H4519H8590H4054H1667H4054H8147H5892 26The towns of the families of the rest of the Kohathites were ten in all, with their pasture lands.H5892H6235H4054H4940H1121H6955H3498 27To the Gershonites, one of the families of the Levites, were given out of the half-tribe of Manasseh, Golan in Bashan with its pasture lands, the city of refuge for the slayer, and Beeshterah with its pasture lands—two towns.H1121H1648H4940H3881H2677H4294H4519H1474H1316H4054H5892H4733H7523H1203H4054H8147H5892 28Out of the tribe of Issachar: Kishion with its pasture lands, Daberath with its pasture lands,H4294H3485H7191H4054H1705H4054 29Jarmuth with its pasture lands, En-gannim with its pasture lands—four towns;H3412H4054H5873H4054H702H5892 30Out of the tribe of Asher: Mishal with its pasture lands, Abdon with its pasture lands,H4294H836H4861H4054H5658H4054 31Helkath with its pasture lands, and Rehob with its pasture lands—four towns.H2520H4054H7340H4054H702H5892 32Out of the tribe of Naphtali: Kedesh in Galilee with its pasture lands, the city of refuge for the slayer, Hammoth-dor with its pasture lands, and Kartan with its pasture lands—three towns.H4294H5321H6943H1551H4054H5892H4733H7523H2576H4054H7178H4054H7969H5892 33The towns of the several families of the Gershonites were in all thirteen, with their pasture lands.H5892H1649H4940H7969H6240H5892H4054 34To the rest of the Levites—the Merarite families—were given out of the tribe of Zebulun: Jokneam with its pasture lands, Kartah with its pasture lands,H4940H1121H4847H3498H3881H4294H2074H3362H4054H7177H4054 35Dimnah with its pasture lands, Nahalal with its pasture lands—four towns.H1829H4054H5096H4054H702H5892 36Out of the tribe of Reuben: Bezer with its pasture lands, Jahzah with its pasture lands,H7205H1221H3096 37Kedemoth with its pasture lands, and Mephaath with its pasture lands—four towns.H6932H4158H702H5892 38Out of the tribe of Gad: Ramoth in Gilead with its pasture lands, the city of refuge for the slayer, Mahanaim with its pasture lands,H4294H1410H7433H1568H4054H5892H4733H7523H4266H4054 39Heshbon with its pasture lands, Jazer with its pasture lands—four towns in all.H2809H4054H3270H4054H702H5892 40As for the towns of the several Merarite families, that is, the remainder of the families of the Levites, those allotted to them were twelve in all.H5892H1121H4847H4940H3498H4940H3881H1486H8147H6240H5892 41The towns of the Levites within the holdings of the Israelites were in all forty-eight towns with their pasture lands.H5892H3881H8432H272H1121H3478H705H8083H5892H4054 42Each of these towns had its pasture lands around it; so it was with all these towns.H5892H5892H5892H4054H5439H5892 43Thus the LORD gave to Israel all the land that he swore to their ancestors that he would give them; and having taken possession of it, they settled there.H3068H5414H3478H776H7650H5414H1H3423H3427 44And the LORD gave them rest on every side just as he had sworn to their ancestors; not one of all their enemies had withstood them, for the LORD had given all their enemies into their hands.H3068H5117H5439H7650H1H5975H376H341H6440H3068H5414H341H3027 45Not one of all the good promises that the LORD had made to the house of Israel had failed; all came to pass.H5307H1697H2896H1697H3068H1696H1004H3478H935


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