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Joshua 21
King James Version

Cities of the Levites

21Then came near the heads of the fathers of the Levites unto Eleazar the priest, and unto Joshua the son of Nun, and unto the heads of the fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel;H5066H7218H1H3881H499H3548H3091H1121H5126H7218H1H4294H1121H3478 2And they spake unto them at Shiloh in the land of Canaan, saying, The LORD commanded by the hand of Moses to give us cities to dwell in, with the suburbs thereof for our cattle.H1696H7887H776H3667H559H3068H6680H3027H4872H5414H5892H3427H4054H929 3And the children of Israel gave unto the Levites out of their inheritance, at the commandment of the LORD, these cities and their suburbs.H1121H3478H5414H3881H5159H6310H3068H5892H4054 4And the lot came out for the families of the Kohathites: and the children of Aaron the priest, which were of the Levites, had by lot out of the tribe of Judah, and out of the tribe of Simeon, and out of the tribe of Benjamin, thirteen cities.H1486H3318H4940H6956H1121H175H3548H3881H1486H4294H3063H4294H8099H4294H1144H7969H6240H5892 5And the rest of the children of Kohath had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Ephraim, and out of the tribe of Dan, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh, ten cities.H3498H1121H6955H1486H4940H4294H669H4294H1835H2677H4294H4519H6235H5892 6And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.H1121H1648H1486H4940H4294H3485H4294H836H4294H5321H2677H4294H4519H1316H7969H6240H5892 7The children of Merari by their families had out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.H1121H4847H4940H4294H7205H4294H1410H4294H2074H8147H6240H5892 8And the children of Israel gave by lot unto the Levites these cities with their suburbs, as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses.H1121H3478H5414H1486H3881H5892H4054H3068H6680H3027H4872 9And they gave out of the tribe of the children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, these cities which are here mentioned by name.H5414H4294H1121H3063H4294H1121H8095H5892H7121H8034 10Which the children of Aaron, being of the families of the Kohathites, who were of the children of Levi, had: for theirs was the first lot.H1121H175H4940H6956H1121H3878H7223H7223H1486 11And they gave them the city of Arba the father of Anak, which city is Hebron, in the hill country of Judah, with the suburbs thereof round about it.H5414H7151H704H7153H1H6061H2275H2022H3063H4054H5439 12But the fields of the city, and the villages thereof, gave they to Caleb the son of Jephunneh for his possession.H7704H5892H2691H5414H3612H1121H3312H272 13Thus they gave to the children of Aaron the priest Hebron with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Libnah with her suburbs,H5414H1121H175H3548H2275H4054H5892H4733H7523H3841H4054 14And Jattir with her suburbs, and Eshtemoa with her suburbs,H3492H4054H851H4054 15And Holon with her suburbs, and Debir with her suburbs,H2473H4054H1688H4054 16And Ain with her suburbs, and Juttah with her suburbs, and Bethshemesh with her suburbs; nine cities out of those two tribes.H5871H4054H3194H4054H1053H4054H8672H5892H8147H7626 17And out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with her suburbs, Geba with her suburbs,H4294H1144H1391H4054H1387H4054 18Anathoth with her suburbs, and Almon with her suburbs; four cities.H6068H4054H5960H4054H702H5892 19All the cities of the children of Aaron, the priests, were thirteen cities with their suburbs.H5892H1121H175H3548H7969H6240H5892H4054 20And the families of the children of Kohath, the Levites which remained of the children of Kohath, even they had the cities of their lot out of the tribe of Ephraim.H4940H1121H6955H3881H3498H1121H6955H5892H1486H4294H669 21For they gave them Shechem with her suburbs in mount Ephraim, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Gezer with her suburbs,H5414H7927H4054H2022H669H5892H4733H7523H1507H4054 22And Kibzaim with her suburbs, and Bethhoron with her suburbs; four cities.H6911H4054H1032H4054H702H5892 23And out of the tribe of Dan, Eltekeh with her suburbs, Gibbethon with her suburbs,H4294H1835H514H4054H1405H4054 24Aijalon with her suburbs, Gathrimmon with her suburbs; four cities.H357H4054H1667H4054H702H5892 25And out of the half tribe of Manasseh, Tanach with her suburbs, and Gathrimmon with her suburbs; two cities.H4276H4294H4519H8590H4054H1667H4054H8147H5892 26All the cities were ten with their suburbs for the families of the children of Kohath that remained.H5892H6235H4054H4940H1121H6955H3498 27And unto the children of Gershon, of the families of the Levites, out of the other half tribe of Manasseh they gave Golan in Bashan with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Beeshterah with her suburbs; two cities.H1121H1648H4940H3881H2677H4294H4519H1474H1316H4054H5892H4733H7523H1203H4054H8147H5892 28And out of the tribe of Issachar, Kishon with her suburbs, Dabareh with her suburbs,H4294H3485H7191H4054H1705H4054 29Jarmuth with her suburbs, Engannim with her suburbs; four cities.H3412H4054H5873H4054H702H5892 30And out of the tribe of Asher, Mishal with her suburbs, Abdon with her suburbs,H4294H836H4861H4054H5658H4054 31Helkath with her suburbs, and Rehob with her suburbs; four cities.H2520H4054H7340H4054H702H5892 32And out of the tribe of Naphtali, Kedesh in Galilee with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Hammothdor with her suburbs, and Kartan with her suburbs; three cities.H4294H5321H6943H1551H4054H5892H4733H7523H2576H4054H7178H4054H7969H5892 33All the cities of the Gershonites according to their families were thirteen cities with their suburbs.H5892H1649H4940H7969H6240H5892H4054 34And unto the families of the children of Merari, the rest of the Levites, out of the tribe of Zebulun, Jokneam with her suburbs, and Kartah with her suburbs,H4940H1121H4847H3498H3881H4294H2074H3362H4054H7177H4054 35Dimnah with her suburbs, Nahalal with her suburbs; four cities.H1829H4054H5096H4054H702H5892 36And out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer with her suburbs, and Jahazah with her suburbs,H7205H1221H3096 37Kedemoth with her suburbs, and Mephaath with her suburbs; four cities.H6932H4158H702H5892 38And out of the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Mahanaim with her suburbs,H4294H1410H7433H1568H4054H5892H4733H7523H4266H4054 39Heshbon with her suburbs, Jazer with her suburbs; four cities in all.H2809H4054H3270H4054H702H5892 40So all the cities for the children of Merari by their families, which were remaining of the families of the Levites, were by their lot twelve cities.H5892H1121H4847H4940H3498H4940H3881H1486H8147H6240H5892 41All the cities of the Levites within the possession of the children of Israel were forty and eight cities with their suburbs.H5892H3881H8432H272H1121H3478H705H8083H5892H4054 42These cities were every one with their suburbs round about them: thus were all these cities.H5892H5892H5892H4054H5439H5892

The Promise Fulfilled

43And the LORD gave unto Israel all the land which he sware to give unto their fathers; and they possessed it, and dwelt therein.H3068H5414H3478H776H7650H5414H1H3423H3427 44And the LORD gave them rest round about, according to all that he sware unto their fathers: and there stood not a man of all their enemies before them; the LORD delivered all their enemies into their hand.H3068H5117H5439H7650H1H5975H376H341H6440H3068H5414H341H3027 45There failed not ought of any good thing which the LORD had spoken unto the house of Israel; all came to pass.H5307H1697H2896H1697H3068H1696H1004H3478H935


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