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Joshua 21

NIV 1 Now the family heads of the Levites approached Eleazar the priest, Joshua son of Nun, and the heads of the other tribal families of Israel NIV 1 Now the family heads of the Levites approached Eleazar the priest, Joshua son of Nun, and the heads of the other tribal families of Israel NIV 2 at Shiloh in Canaan and said to them, "The LORD commanded through Moses that you give us towns to live in, with pasturelands for our livestock." NIV 2 at Shiloh in Canaan and said to them, "The LORD commanded through Moses that you give us towns to live in, with pasturelands for our livestock." NIV 3 So, as the LORD had commanded, the Israelites gave the Levites the following towns and pasturelands out of their own inheritance: NIV 3 So, as the LORD had commanded, the Israelites gave the Levites the following towns and pasturelands out of their own inheritance: NIV 4 The first lot came out for the Kohathites, clan by clan. The Levites who were descendants of Aaron the priest were allotted thirteen towns from the tribes of Judah, Simeon and Benjamin. NIV 4 The first lot came out for the Kohathites, clan by clan. The Levites who were descendants of Aaron the priest were allotted thirteen towns from the tribes of Judah, Simeon and Benjamin. NIV 5 The rest of Kohath's descendants were allotted ten towns from the clans of the tribes of Ephraim, Dan and half of Manasseh. NIV 5 The rest of Kohath's descendants were allotted ten towns from the clans of the tribes of Ephraim, Dan and half of Manasseh. NIV 6 The descendants of Gershon were allotted thirteen towns from the clans of the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali and the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan. NIV 6 The descendants of Gershon were allotted thirteen towns from the clans of the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali and the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan. NIV 7 The descendants of Merari, clan by clan, received twelve towns from the tribes of Reuben, Gad and Zebulun. NIV 7 The descendants of Merari, clan by clan, received twelve towns from the tribes of Reuben, Gad and Zebulun. NIV 8 So the Israelites allotted to the Levites these towns and their pasturelands, as the LORD had commanded through Moses. NIV 8 So the Israelites allotted to the Levites these towns and their pasturelands, as the LORD had commanded through Moses. NIV 9 From the tribes of Judah and Simeon they allotted the following towns by name NIV 9 From the tribes of Judah and Simeon they allotted the following towns by name NIV 10 (these towns were assigned to the descendants of Aaron who were from the Kohathite clans of the Levites, because the first lot fell to them): NIV 10 (these towns were assigned to the descendants of Aaron who were from the Kohathite clans of the Levites, because the first lot fell to them): NIV 11 They gave them Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron), with its surrounding pastureland, in the hill country of Judah. (Arba was the forefather of Anak.) NIV 11 They gave them Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron), with its surrounding pastureland, in the hill country of Judah. (Arba was the forefather of Anak.) NIV 12 But the fields and villages around the city they had given to Caleb son of Jephunneh as his possession. NIV 12 But the fields and villages around the city they had given to Caleb son of Jephunneh as his possession. NIV 13 So to the descendants of Aaron the priest they gave Hebron (a city of refuge for one accused of murder), Libnah, NIV 13 So to the descendants of Aaron the priest they gave Hebron (a city of refuge for one accused of murder), Libnah, NIV 14 Jattir, Eshtemoa, NIV 14 Jattir, Eshtemoa, NIV 15 Holon, Debir, NIV 15 Holon, Debir, NIV 16 Ain, Juttah and Beth Shemesh, together with their pasturelands--nine towns from these two tribes. NIV 16 Ain, Juttah and Beth Shemesh, together with their pasturelands--nine towns from these two tribes. NIV 17 And from the tribe of Benjamin they gave them Gibeon, Geba, NIV 17 And from the tribe of Benjamin they gave them Gibeon, Geba, NIV 18 Anathoth and Almon, together with their pasturelands--four towns. NIV 18 Anathoth and Almon, together with their pasturelands--four towns. NIV 19 All the towns for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, were thirteen, together with their pasturelands. NIV 19 All the towns for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, were thirteen, together with their pasturelands. NIV 20 The rest of the Kohathite clans of the Levites were allotted towns from the tribe of Ephraim: NIV 20 The rest of the Kohathite clans of the Levites were allotted towns from the tribe of Ephraim: NIV 21 In the hill country of Ephraim they were given Shechem (a city of refuge for one accused of murder) and Gezer, NIV 21 In the hill country of Ephraim they were given Shechem (a city of refuge for one accused of murder) and Gezer, NIV 22 Kibzaim and Beth Horon, together with their pasturelands--four towns. NIV 22 Kibzaim and Beth Horon, together with their pasturelands--four towns. NIV 23 Also from the tribe of Dan they received Eltekeh, Gibbethon, NIV 23 Also from the tribe of Dan they received Eltekeh, Gibbethon, NIV 24 Aijalon and Gath Rimmon, together with their pasturelands--four towns. NIV 24 Aijalon and Gath Rimmon, together with their pasturelands--four towns. NIV 25 From half the tribe of Manasseh they received Taanach and Gath Rimmon, together with their pasturelands--two towns. NIV 25 From half the tribe of Manasseh they received Taanach and Gath Rimmon, together with their pasturelands--two towns. NIV 26 All these ten towns and their pasturelands were given to the rest of the Kohathite clans. NIV 26 All these ten towns and their pasturelands were given to the rest of the Kohathite clans. NIV 27 The Levite clans of the Gershonites were given: from the half-tribe of Manasseh, Golan in Bashan (a city of refuge for one accused of murder) and Be Eshtarah, together with their pasturelands--two towns; NIV 27 The Levite clans of the Gershonites were given: from the half-tribe of Manasseh, Golan in Bashan (a city of refuge for one accused of murder) and Be Eshtarah, together with their pasturelands--two towns; NIV 28 from the tribe of Issachar, Kishion, Daberath, NIV 28 from the tribe of Issachar, Kishion, Daberath, NIV 29 Jarmuth and En Gannim, together with their pasturelands--four towns; NIV 29 Jarmuth and En Gannim, together with their pasturelands--four towns; NIV 30 from the tribe of Asher, Mishal, Abdon, NIV 30 from the tribe of Asher, Mishal, Abdon, NIV 31 Helkath and Rehob, together with their pasturelands--four towns; NIV 31 Helkath and Rehob, together with their pasturelands--four towns; NIV 32 from the tribe of Naphtali, Kedesh in Galilee (a city of refuge for one accused of murder), Hammoth Dor and Kartan, together with their pasturelands--three towns. NIV 32 from the tribe of Naphtali, Kedesh in Galilee (a city of refuge for one accused of murder), Hammoth Dor and Kartan, together with their pasturelands--three towns. NIV 33 All the towns of the Gershonite clans were thirteen, together with their pasturelands. NIV 33 All the towns of the Gershonite clans were thirteen, together with their pasturelands. NIV 34 The Merarite clans (the rest of the Levites) were given: from the tribe of Zebulun, Jokneam, Kartah, NIV 34 The Merarite clans (the rest of the Levites) were given: from the tribe of Zebulun, Jokneam, Kartah, NIV 35 Dimnah and Nahalal, together with their pasturelands--four towns; NIV 35 Dimnah and Nahalal, together with their pasturelands--four towns; NIV 36 from the tribe of Reuben, Bezer, Jahaz, NIV 36 from the tribe of Reuben, Bezer, Jahaz, NIV 37 Kedemoth and Mephaath, together with their pasturelands--four towns; NIV 37 Kedemoth and Mephaath, together with their pasturelands--four towns; NIV 38 from the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead (a city of refuge for one accused of murder), Mahanaim, NIV 38 from the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead (a city of refuge for one accused of murder), Mahanaim, NIV 39 Heshbon and Jazer, together with their pasturelands--four towns in all. NIV 39 Heshbon and Jazer, together with their pasturelands--four towns in all. NIV 40 All the towns allotted to the Merarite clans, who were the rest of the Levites, were twelve. NIV 40 All the towns allotted to the Merarite clans, who were the rest of the Levites, were twelve. NIV 41 The towns of the Levites in the territory held by the Israelites were forty-eight in all, together with their pasturelands. NIV 41 The towns of the Levites in the territory held by the Israelites were forty-eight in all, together with their pasturelands. NIV 42 Each of these towns had pasturelands surrounding it; this was true for all these towns. NIV 42 Each of these towns had pasturelands surrounding it; this was true for all these towns. NIV 43 So the LORD gave Israel all the land he had sworn to give their forefathers, and they took possession of it and settled there. NIV 43 So the LORD gave Israel all the land he had sworn to give their forefathers, and they took possession of it and settled there. NIV 44 The LORD gave them rest on every side, just as he had sworn to their forefathers. Not one of their enemies withstood them; the LORD handed all their enemies over to them. NIV 44 The LORD gave them rest on every side, just as he had sworn to their forefathers. Not one of their enemies withstood them; the LORD handed all their enemies over to them. NIV 45 Not one of all the LORD's good promises to the house of Israel failed; every one was fulfilled. NIV 45 Not one of all the LORD's good promises to the house of Israel failed; every one was fulfilled.