Numbers 35:1-5 NIV

Towns for the Levites

1 On the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho, the LORD said to Moses,

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2 “Command the Israelites to give the Levites towns to live in from the inheritance the Israelites will possess. And give them pasturelands around the towns.

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3 Then they will have towns to live in and pasturelands for the cattle they own and all their other animals.

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4 “The pasturelands around the towns that you give the Levites will extend a thousand cubitsa from the town wall.

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    • ± 35:4 - That is, about 1,500 feet or about 450 meters
      5 Outside the town, measure two thousand cubitsb on the east side, two thousand on the south side, two thousand on the west and two thousand on the north, with the town in the center. They will have this area as pastureland for the towns.

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        • ² 35:5 - That is, about 3,000 feet or about 900 meters