a-sin (nathan, "to give," or "grant," i.e. apportion):

Used (Joshua 20:8) of Moses setting apart Bezer as one of the three cities of refuge on the East of the Jordan (compare Deuteronomy 4:41-43); also of Joab's stationing Uriah in a place of mortal peril in battle (2 Samuel 11:16).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ASSIGN'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.