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Joshua 21

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JOSH 21:1 Then came near the heads of the fathers of the Levites to Eleazar the priest, and to Joshua the son of Nun, and to the heads of the fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel;

JOSH 21:2 And they spoke to them at Shiloh in the land of Canaan, saying, the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses to give us cities to dwell in, with their suburbs for our cattle.

JOSH 21:3 And the children of Israel gave to the Levites out of their inheritance, at the commandment of the LORD, these cities and their suburbs.

JOSH 21:4 And the lot came out for the families of the Kohathites: and the children of Aaron the priest, who were of the Levites, had by lot out of the tribe of Judah, and out of the tribe of Simeon, and out of the tribe of Benjamin, thirteen cities.

JOSH 21:5 And the rest of the children of Kohath had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Ephraim, and out of the tribe of Dan, and out of the half-tribe of Manasseh, ten cities.

JOSH 21:6 And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

JOSH 21:7 The children of Merari by their families had out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

JOSH 21:8 And the children of Israel gave by lot to the Levites these cities with their suburbs, as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses.

JOSH 21:9 And they gave out of the tribe of the children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, these cities which are here mentioned by name,

JOSH 21:10 Which the children of Aaron, being of the families of the Kohathites, who were of the children of Levi, had: for theirs was the first lot.

JOSH 21:11 And they gave them the city of Arba the father of Anak (which city is Hebron) in the hill-country of Judah, with its suburbs round it.

JOSH 21:12 But the fields of the city, and its villages, they gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh for his possession.

JOSH 21:13 Thus they gave to the children of Aaron the priest, Hebron with its suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Libnah with its suburbs,

JOSH 21:14 And Jattir with its suburbs, and Eshtemoa with its suburbs,

JOSH 21:15 And Holon with its suburbs, and Debir with its suburbs,

JOSH 21:16 And Ain with its suburbs, and Juttah with its suburbs, and Beth-shemesh with its suburbs; nine cities out of those two tribes.

JOSH 21:17 And out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with its suburbs, Geba with its suburbs,

JOSH 21:18 Anathoth with its suburbs, and Almon with its suburbs; four cities.

JOSH 21:19 All the cities of the children of Aaron, the priests, were thirteen cities with their suburbs.

JOSH 21:20 And the families of the children of Kohath, the Levites who remained of the children of Kohath, even they had the cities of their lot out of the tribe of Ephraim.

JOSH 21:21 For they gave them Shechem with its suburbs in mount Ephraim, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Gezer with its suburbs,

JOSH 21:22 And Kibzaim with its suburbs, and Beth-horon with its suburbs; four cities.

JOSH 21:23 And out of the tribe of Dan, Eltekeh with its suburbs, Gibbethon with its suburbs,

JOSH 21:24 Ajalon with its suburbs, Gath-rimmon with its suburbs; four cities.

JOSH 21:25 And out of the half-tribe of Manasseh, Taanach with its suburbs, and Gath-rimmon with its suburbs; two cities.

JOSH 21:26 All the cities were ten with their suburbs, for the families of the children of Kohath that remained.

JOSH 21:27 And to the children of Gershon, of the families of the Levites, out of the other half-tribe of Manasseh they gave Golan in Bashan with its suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer, and Beesh-terah with its suburbs; two cities.

JOSH 21:28 And out of the tribe of Issachar, Kishon with its suburbs, Dabareh with its suburbs,

JOSH 21:29 Jarmuth with its suburbs, En-gannim with its suburbs; four cities.

JOSH 21:30 And out of the tribe of Asher, Mishal with its suburbs, Abdon with its suburbs,

JOSH 21:31 Helkath with its suburbs, and Rehob with its suburbs; four cities.

JOSH 21:32 And out of the tribe of Naphtali, Kedesh in Galilee with its suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Hammoth-dor with its suburbs, and Kartan with its suburbs; three cities.

JOSH 21:33 All the cities of the Gershonites, according to their families, were thirteen cities with their suburbs.

JOSH 21:34 And to the families of the children of Merari, the rest of the Levites, out of the tribe of Zebulun, Jokneam with its suburbs, and Kartah with its suburbs,

JOSH 21:35 Dimnah with its suburbs, Nahalal with its suburbs; four cities.

JOSH 21:36 And out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer with its suburbs, and Jahazah with its suburbs,

JOSH 21:37 Kedemoth with its suburbs, and Mephaath with its suburbs; four cities.

JOSH 21:38 And out of the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead with its suburbs to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Mahanaim with its suburbs,

JOSH 21:39 Heshbon with its suburbs, Jazer with its suburbs; four cities in all.

JOSH 21:40 So all the cities for the children of Merari by their families, which were remaining of the families of the Levites, were by their lot twelve cities.

JOSH 21:41 All the cities of the Levites within the possession of the children of Israel were forty and eight cities with their suburbs.

JOSH 21:42 These cities were every one with their suburbs around them. Thus were all these cities.

JOSH 21:43 And the LORD gave to Israel all the land which he swore to give to their fathers: and they possessed it, and dwelt in it.

JOSH 21:44 And the LORD gave them rest on all sides, according to all that he swore to their fathers: and there stood not a man of all their enemies before them; the LORD delivered all their enemies into their hand.

JOSH 21:45 There failed not aught of any good thing which the LORD had spoken to the house of Israel; all came to pass.