Joshua 21:21

21 In the hill country of Ephraim they were given Shechem (a city of refuge for one accused of murder) and Gezer,

Read Joshua 21:21 Using Other Translations

For they gave them Shechem with her suburbs in mount Ephraim, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Gezer with her suburbs,
To them were given Shechem, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasturelands in the hill country of Ephraim, Gezer with its pasturelands,
Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim (a city of refuge for those who accidentally killed someone), Gezer,

What does Joshua 21:21 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Joshua 21:21

For they gave them Shechem, with her suburbs, in Mount
Ephraim
Of which see ( Joshua 20:7 ) ; [to be] a city of refuge for the slayer;
which being on a mountain, was the more conspicuous, and the fitter for this purpose, as was Hebron in the hill country of Judea, ( Joshua 21:11 Joshua 21:13 ) ; this is the second; city of refuge mentioned: and Gezer with her suburbs:
a place from whence the Canaanites were not expelled; (See Gill on Joshua 16:10).

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