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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 Joshua son of Nun and the heads of the fathers' houses of the Israelite tribes.H5066H7218H1H3881H499H3548H3091H1121H5126H7218H1H4294H1121H3478 2They said to them at Shiloh in Canaan, The Lord commanded through Moses that we should be given cities to dwell in, with their pasturelands (suburbs) for our cattle.H1696H7887H776H3667H559H3068H6680H3027H4872H5414H5892H3427H4054H929 3So the Israelites gave to the Levites out of their own inheritance, at the command of the Lord, these cities and their suburbs.H1121H3478H5414H3881H5159H6310H3068H5892H4054 4The [first] lot came out for the families 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 families of the tribes of Ephraim, Dan, and the half-tribe of Manasseh ten cities.H3498H1121H6955H1486H4940H4294H669H4294H1835H2677H4294H4519H6235H5892 6The Gershonites received by lot from the families of the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan thirteen cities.H1121H1648H1486H4940H4294H3485H4294H836H4294H5321H2677H4294H4519H1316H7969H6240H5892 7The Merarites received according to their families from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun twelve cities.H1121H4847H4940H4294H7205H4294H1410H4294H2074H8147H6240H5892 8The Israelites gave by lot to the Levites these cities with their pasturelands (suburbs), as the Lord commanded through Moses.H1121H3478H5414H1486H3881H5892H4054H3068H6680H3027H4872 9They gave from the tribes of Judah and Simeon the cities here mentioned by name,H5414H4294H1121H3063H4294H1121H8095H5892H7121H8034 10Which went to the families of the descendants of Aaron, of the Kohathite branch of the Levites, for the lot fell to them first.H1121H175H4940H6956H1121H3878H7223H7223H1486 11They gave them [the city of] Kiriath-arba, Arba being the father of Anak, which city is Hebron, in the hill country of Judah, with its pasturelands round about it.H5414H7151H704H7153H1H6061H2275H2022H3063H4054H5439 12But the city's fields and villages they gave to Caleb son of Jephunneh as his own.H7704H5892H2691H5414H3612H1121H3312H272 13Thus to the descendants of Aaron the priest they gave Hebron, the city of refuge for the slayer, with its pasturelands (suburbs), and together with their suburbs, Libnah,H5414H1121H175H3548H2275H4054H5892H4733H7523H3841H4054 14Jattir, Eshtemoa,H3492H4054H851H4054 15Holon, Debir,H2473H4054H1688H4054 16Ain, Juttah, and Beth-shemesh; nine cities, each with its suburbs, out of those two tribes.H5871H4054H3194H4054H1053H4054H8672H5892H8147H7626 17Out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon, Geba,H4294H1144H1391H4054H1387H4054 18Anathoth, and Almon; four cities, each with its suburbs.H6068H4054H5960H4054H702H5892 19The cities of the sons of Aaron, the priests, were thirteen, with their suburbs.H5892H1121H175H3548H7969H6240H5892H4054 20The rest of the Kohathites belonging to the Levitical families were allotted cities out of the tribe of Ephraim.H4940H1121H6955H3881H3498H1121H6955H5892H1486H4294H669 21To them were given, each with its pasturelands (suburbs), Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, as the city of refuge for the slayer, and Gezer,H5414H7927H4054H2022H669H5892H4733H7523H1507H4054 22And Kibzaim, and Beth-horon; four cities, each with its pasturelands (suburbs).H6911H4054H1032H4054H702H5892 23And out of the tribe of Dan, each with its pasturelands (suburbs), Eltekeh, Gibbethon,H4294H1835H514H4054H1405H4054 24Aijalon, and Gath-rimmon; four cities, each with its pasturelands (suburbs).H357H4054H1667H4054H702H5892 25And out of the half-tribe of Manasseh, Taanach, and [another] Gath-rimmon; two cities, each with its pasturelands (suburbs).H4276H4294H4519H8590H4054H1667H4054H8147H5892 26All the cities for the families of the remaining Kohathites were ten, with their pasturelands (suburbs).H5892H6235H4054H4940H1121H6955H3498 27And to the Gershonites of the families of the Levites they gave out of the other half-tribe of Manasseh the city of Golan in Bashan, as the city of refuge for the slayer, and Be-eshterah; two cities, each with its pasturelands.H1121H1648H4940H3881H2677H4294H4519H1474H1316H4054H5892H4733H7523H1203H4054H8147H5892 28Out of the tribe of Issachar, Kishion, Daberath,H4294H3485H7191H4054H1705H4054 29Jarmuth, and En-gannim; four cities, each with its suburbs.H3412H4054H5873H4054H702H5892 30Out of the tribe of Asher, Mishal, Abdon,H4294H836H4861H4054H5658H4054 31Helkath, and Rehob; four cities, each with its pasturelands.H2520H4054H7340H4054H702H5892 32And out of the tribe of Naphtali, Kedesh in Galilee, city of refuge for the slayer, and Hammoth-dor, and Kartan; three cities, each with its suburbs.H4294H5321H6943H1551H4054H5892H4733H7523H2576H4054H7178H4054H7969H5892 33All the cities of the Gershonite families were thirteen, with their pasturelands (suburbs).H5892H1649H4940H7969H6240H5892H4054 34And to the families of the Merarites, the rest of the Levites, out of the tribe of Zebulun were given Jokneam, Kartah,H4940H1121H4847H3498H3881H4294H2074H3362H4054H7177H4054 35Dimnah, and Nahalal; four cities, each with its pasturelands (suburbs).H1829H4054H5096H4054H702H5892 36And out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer, Jahaz,H7205H1221H3096 37Kedemoth, and Mephaath; four cities, each with its pasturelands (suburbs).H6932H4158H702H5892 38And out of the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead, as the city of refuge for the slayer, and Mahanaim,H4294H1410H7433H1568H4054H5892H4733H7523H4266H4054 39Heshbon, and Jazer; four cities in all, each with its pasturelands (suburbs).H2809H4054H3270H4054H702H5892 40So all the cities allotted to the Merarite families, that is, the remainder of the Levite families, were twelve cities.H5892H1121H4847H4940H3498H4940H3881H1486H8147H6240H5892 41The cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the Israelites were forty-eight cities in all, with their pasturelands (suburbs).H5892H3881H8432H272H1121H3478H705H8083H5892H4054 42These cities all had their pasturelands (suburbs) around them.H5892H5892H5892H4054H5439H5892 43And the Lord gave to Israel all the land which He had sworn to give to their fathers, and they possessed it and dwelt in it.H3068H5414H3478H776H7650H5414H1H3423H3427 44The Lord gave them rest round about, just as He had sworn to their fathers. Not one of all their enemies withstood them; the Lord delivered all their enemies into their hands.H3068H5117H5439H7650H1H5975H376H341H6440H3068H5414H341H3027 45There failed no part of any good thing which the Lord had promised to the house of Israel; all came to pass.H5307H1697H2896H1697H3068H1696H1004H3478H935


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