Nehemiah 11:25

25 As for the villages with their fields, some of the people of Judah lived in Kiriath Arba and its surrounding settlements, in Dibon and its settlements, in Jekabzeel and its villages,

Read Nehemiah 11:25 Using Other Translations

And for the villages, with their fields, some of the children of Judah dwelt at Kirjatharba, and in the villages thereof, and at Dibon, and in the villages thereof, and at Jekabzeel, and in the villages thereof,
And as for the villages, with their fields, some of the people of Judah lived in Kiriath-arba and its villages, and in Dibon and its villages, and in Jekabzeel and its villages,
As for the surrounding villages with their open fields, some of the people of Judah lived in Kiriath-arba with its settlements, Dibon with its settlements, and Jekabzeel with its villages.

What does Nehemiah 11:25 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Nehemiah 11:25

And for the villages, with their fields
The cities and villages in the country, an account of the inhabitants of them next follows:

some of the children of Judah dwelt at Kirjatharba, and in the
villages thereof;
the same with Hebron, ( Joshua 15:54 )

and at Dibon;
the same with Dimonah, ( Joshua 15:22 )

and at Jekabzeel, and in the villages thereof;
the same with Kabzeel, one of the uttermost cities of the tribe of Judah southward, ( Joshua 15:21 ) , of which city was Benaiah, one of David's worthies, ( 2 Samuel 23:20 ) , from hence to the end of ( Nehemiah 11:30 ) mention is made of various cities and towns, in the tribe of Judah, inhabited by the men of it, which are to be met with in ( Joshua 15:1 ) excepting Jeshua and Mekonah, ( Nehemiah 11:26 Nehemiah 11:28 ) , of which we nowhere else read.

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