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Joshua 21
Holman Christian Standard Bible
21The heads of the Levite families approached Eleazar the priest, Joshua son of Nun, and the heads of the families of the Israelite tribes.H5066H7218H1H3881H499H3548H3091H1121H5126H7218H1H4294H1121H3478 2They told them at Shiloh in the land of Canaan: "The LORD commanded through Moses that we be given cities to live in, with their pasturelands for our livestock."H1696H7887H776H3667H559H3068H6680H3027H4872H5414H5892H3427H4054H929 3So the Israelites, by the LORD's command, gave the Levites these cities with their pasturelands from their inheritance.H1121H3478H5414H3881H5159H6310H3068H5892H4054 4The lot came out for the Kohathite clans: The Levites who were the descendants of Aaron the priest received 13 cities by lot from the tribes of Judah, Simeon, and Benjamin.H1486H3318H4940H6956H1121H175H3548H3881H1486H4294H3063H4294H8099H4294H1144H7969H6240H5892 5The remaining descendants of Kohath received 10 cities by lot from the clans of the tribes of Ephraim, Dan, and half the tribe of Manasseh.H3498H1121H6955H1486H4940H4294H669H4294H1835H2677H4294H4519H6235H5892 6Gershon's descendants received 13 cities by lot from the clans of the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and half the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.H1121H1648H1486H4940H4294H3485H4294H836H4294H5321H2677H4294H4519H1316H7969H6240H5892 7Merari's descendants received 12 cities for their clans from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.H1121H4847H4940H4294H7205H4294H1410H4294H2074H8147H6240H5892 8The Israelites gave these cities with their pasturelands around them to the Levites by lot, as the LORD had commanded through Moses.H1121H3478H5414H1486H3881H5892H4054H3068H6680H3027H4872 9The Israelites gave these cities by name from the tribes of the descendants of Judah and SimeonH5414H4294H1121H3063H4294H1121H8095H5892H7121H8034 10to the descendants of Aaron from the Kohathite clans of the Levites, because they received the first lot.H1121H175H4940H6956H1121H3878H7223H7223H1486 11They gave them Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) with its surrounding pasturelands in the hill country of Judah. Arba was the father of Anak.H5414H7151H704H7153H1H6061H2275H2022H3063H4054H5439 12But they gave the fields and villages of the city to Caleb son of Jephunneh as his possession.H7704H5892H2691H5414H3612H1121H3312H272 13They gave to the descendants of Aaron the priest: Hebron, the city of refuge for the one who commits manslaughter, 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, and Beth-shemesh with its pasturelands— nine cities from these two tribes.H5871H4054H3194H4054H1053H4054H8672H5892H8147H7626 17From the tribe of Benjamin [they gave]: Gibeon with its pasturelands, Geba with its pasturelands,H4294H1144H1391H4054H1387H4054 18Anathoth with its pasturelands, and Almon with its pasturelands— four cities.H6068H4054H5960H4054H702H5892 19All 13 cities with their pasturelands were for the priests, the descendants of Aaron.H5892H1121H175H3548H7969H6240H5892H4054 20The allotted cities to the remaining clans of Kohath's descendants, who were Levites, came from the tribe of Ephraim.H4940H1121H6955H3881H3498H1121H6955H5892H1486H4294H669 21The Israelites gave them: Shechem, the city of refuge for the one who commits manslaughter, with its pasturelands in the hill country of Ephraim, Gezer with its pasturelands,H5414H7927H4054H2022H669H5892H4733H7523H1507H4054 22Kibzaim with its pasturelands, and Beth-horon with its pasturelands— four cities.H6911H4054H1032H4054H702H5892 23From the tribe of Dan [they gave]: Elteke with its pasturelands, Gibbethon with its pasturelands,H4294H1835H514H4054H1405H4054 24Aijalon with its pasturelands, and Gath-rimmon with its pasturelands— four cities.H357H4054H1667H4054H702H5892 25From half the tribe of Manasseh [they gave]: Taanach with its pasturelands and Gath-rimmon with its pasturelands— two cities.H4276H4294H4519H8590H4054H1667H4054H8147H5892 26All 10 cities with their pasturelands were for the clans of Kohath's other descendants.H5892H6235H4054H4940H1121H6955H3498 27From half the tribe of Manasseh, [they gave] to the descendants of Gershon, who were one of the Levite clans: Golan, the city of refuge for the one who commits manslaughter, with its pasturelands in Bashan, and Beeshterah with its pasturelands— two cities.H1121H1648H4940H3881H2677H4294H4519H1474H1316H4054H5892H4733H7523H1203H4054H8147H5892 28From the tribe of Issachar [they gave]: Kishion with its pasturelands, Daberath with its pasturelands,H4294H3485H7191H4054H1705H4054 29Jarmuth with its pasturelands, and En-gannim with its pasturelands— four cities.H3412H4054H5873H4054H702H5892 30From the tribe of Asher [they gave]: Mishal with its pasturelands, Abdon with its pasturelands,H4294H836H4861H4054H5658H4054 31Helkath with its pasturelands, and Rehob with its pasturelands— four cities.H2520H4054H7340H4054H702H5892 32From the tribe of Naphtali [they gave]: Kedesh in Galilee, the city of refuge for the one who commits manslaughter, with its pasturelands, Hammoth-dor with its pasturelands, and Kartan with its pasturelands— three cities.H4294H5321H6943H1551H4054H5892H4733H7523H2576H4054H7178H4054H7969H5892 33All 13 cities with their pasturelands were for the Gershonites by their clans.H5892H1649H4940H7969H6240H5892H4054 34From the tribe of Zebulun, [they gave] to the clans of the descendants of Merari, who were the remaining Levites: Jokneam with its pasturelands, Kartah with its pasturelands,H4940H1121H4847H3498H3881H4294H2074H3362H4054H7177H4054 35Dimnah with its pasturelands, and Nahalal with its pasturelands— four cities.H1829H4054H5096H4054H702H5892 36From the tribe of Reuben, [they gave]: Bezer with its pasturelands, Jahzah with its pasturelands,H7205H1221H3096 37Kedemoth with its pasturelands, and Mephaath with its pasturelands— four cities.H6932H4158H702H5892 38From the tribe of Gad, [they gave]: Ramoth in Gilead, the city of refuge for the one who commits manslaughter, with its pasturelands, Mahanaim with its pasturelands,H4294H1410H7433H1568H4054H5892H4733H7523H4266H4054 39Heshbon with its pasturelands, and Jazer with its pasturelands— four cities in all.H2809H4054H3270H4054H702H5892 40All 12 cities were allotted to the clans of Merari's descendants, the remaining Levite clans.H5892H1121H4847H4940H3498H4940H3881H1486H8147H6240H5892 41Within the Israelite possession there were 48 cities in all with their pasturelands for the Levites.H5892H3881H8432H272H1121H3478H705H8083H5892H4054 42Each of these cities had its own surrounding pasturelands; this was true for all the cities.H5892H5892H5892H4054H5439H5892 43So the LORD gave Israel all the land He had sworn to give their fathers, and they took possession of it and settled there.H3068H5414H3478H776H7650H5414H1H3423H3427 44The LORD gave them rest on every side according to all He had sworn to their fathers. None of their enemies were able to stand against them, for the LORD handed over all their enemies to them.H3068H5117H5439H7650H1H5975H376H341H6440H3068H5414H341H3027 45None of the good promises the LORD had made to the house of Israel failed. Everything was fulfilled.H5307H1697H2896H1697H3068H1696H1004H3478H935


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