12 But the fields and villages around the city they had given to Caleb son of Jephunneh as his possession.

Read Joshua 21:12 Using Other Translations

But the fields of the city, and the villages thereof, gave they to Caleb the son of Jephunneh for his possession.
But the fields of the city and its villages had been given to Caleb the son of Jephunneh as his possession.
But the open fields beyond the town and the surrounding villages were given to Caleb son of Jephunneh as his possession.