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