Joshua 21:39

39 Heshbon and Jazer, together with their pasturelands—four towns in all.

Joshua 21:39 in Other Translations

39 Heshbon with her suburbs, Jazer with her suburbs; four cities in all.
39 Heshbon with its pasturelands, Jazer with its pasturelands--four cities in all.
39 Heshbon, and Jazer—four towns.
39 Heshbon, and Jazer, with their pastures - a total of four towns.
39 Heshbon with its pasturelands, and Jazer with its pasturelands-four cities in all.

Joshua 21:39 Meaning and Commentary

Joshua 21:39

Heshbon with her suburbs
Which was formerly the royal city of Sihon king of the Amorites, and was first given to and rebuilt by the Reubenites, but was upon the border of the tribe of Gad; and appears from hence to have been one of their cities, ( Numbers 21:26 ) ( 32:37 ) ( Joshua 13:17 Joshua 13:21 Joshua 13:26 ) ;

Jazer with her suburbs;
sometimes called Jaazer, another city in the same country, and near Heshbon; see ( Numbers 21:32 ) ;

four cities in all:
which were Ramothgilead, Mahanaim, Heshbon, and Jazer.

Joshua 21:39 In-Context

37 Kedemoth and Mephaath, together with their pasturelands—four towns;
38 from the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead (a city of refuge for one accused of murder), Mahanaim,
39 Heshbon and Jazer, together with their pasturelands—four towns in all.
40 The total number of towns allotted to the Merarite clans, who were the rest of the Levites, came to twelve.
41 The towns of the Levites in the territory held by the Israelites were forty-eight in all, together with their pasturelands.

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