1 Chronicles 6:64
New International Version
So the Israelites gave the Levites these towns and their pasturelands.

New Living Translation
So the people of Israel assigned all these towns and pasturelands to the Levites.

English Standard Version
So the people of Israel gave the Levites the cities with their pasturelands.

Berean Study Bible
So the Israelites gave to the Levites these cities and their pasturelands.

King James Bible
And the children of Israel gave to the Levites these cities with their suburbs.

New King James Version
So the children of Israel gave these cities with their common-lands to the Levites.

New American Standard Bible
So the sons of Israel gave the Levites the cities with their pasture lands.

NASB 1995
So the sons of Israel gave to the Levites the cities with their pasture lands.

NASB 1977
So the sons of Israel gave to the Levites the cities with their pasture lands.

Amplified Bible
So the sons of Israel gave to the Levites these cities with their pasture lands.

Christian Standard Bible
So the Israelites gave these towns and their pasturelands to the Levites.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the Israelites gave these towns and their pasturelands to the Levites.

American Standard Version
And the children of Israel gave to the Levites the cities with their suburbs.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So the children of Israel gave to the Levites the cities and their suburbs.

Contemporary English Version
So the people of Israel gave the Levites towns to live in and the pastureland around them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the children of Israel gave to the Levites the cities, and their suburbs.

English Revised Version
And the children of Israel gave to the Levites the cities with their suburbs.

Good News Translation
In this way the people of Israel assigned towns for the Levites to live in, together with the pasture lands around the towns. (

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the Israelites gave the Levites the cities with their pasturelands.

International Standard Version
So the people of Israel gave the descendants of Levi the towns with their surrounding suburbs,

JPS Tanakh 1917
So the children of Israel gave to the Levites the cities with the open land about them.

Literal Standard Version
And the sons of Israel give the cities and their outskirts to the Levites.

NET Bible
So the Israelites gave to the Levites these cities and their pasturelands.

New Heart English Bible
The people of Israel gave to the Levites the cities with their suburbs.

World English Bible
The children of Israel gave to the Levites the cities with their suburbs.

Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel give to the Levites the cities and their suburbs.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Territories for the Levites
63The Merarites, according to their families, were allotted twelve cities from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun. 64So the Israelites gave to the Levites these cities and their pasturelands. 65They assigned by lot the cities named above from the tribes of Judah, Simeon, and Benjamin.…

Cross References
Numbers 35:1
Again the LORD spoke to Moses on the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho:

Joshua 21:3
So by the command of the LORD, the Israelites gave the Levites these cities and their pasturelands out of their own inheritance:

Joshua 21:41
For the Levites, then, there were forty-eight cities in all, together with their pasturelands, within the territory of the Israelites.


Treasury of Scripture

And the children of Israel gave to the Levites these cities with their suburbs.

the children.

Joshua 21:41,42
All the cities of the Levites within the possession of the children of Israel were forty and eight cities with their suburbs…

with their.

Numbers 35:2-5
Command the children of Israel, that they give unto the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and ye shall give also unto the Levites suburbs for the cities round about them…









(64, 65) "So the sons of Israel gave to the Levites the cities and their pastures. And they gave by the lot, out of the tribe of the sons of Judah, and out of the tribe of the sons of Simeon, and out of the tribe of the sons of Benjamin, those cities which are called by names;" named, that is, in the list of 1Chronicles 6:55-60, above. This is clearly a summing up of the whole account so far. The eleven tribes have all been mentioned in 1Chronicles 6:61-65.

The "cities" of 1Chronicles 6:64 are those included in 1Chronicles 6:61-63. So the parallel verse (Joshua 21:8) refers back to Joshua 21:5-7, which is parallel to our 1Chronicles 6:61-63. Joshua 21:9 (=our 1Chronicles 6:65) introduces the names of the cities which fell to the Aaronites. But there is no real divergence between that account and this; because 1Chronicles 6:65 also refers back to the list of the same cities in 1Chronicles 6:55-60. The chronicler adds Benjamin, with reference to 1Chronicles 6:60, to make his tribal list complete.

(66?81) The names of the cities numbered in 1Chronicles 6:61-64. (Comp. Joshua 21:20-26.)



Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
So the Israelites
בְנֵי־ (ḇə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

gave
וַיִּתְּנ֥וּ (way·yit·tə·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

to the Levites
לַלְוִיִּ֑ם (lal·wî·yim)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3881: Levites -- descendant of Levi

[these] cities
הֶעָרִ֖ים (he·‘ā·rîm)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

and their pasturelands.
מִגְרְשֵׁיהֶֽם׃ (miḡ·rə·šê·hem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4054: A suburb, the area around a, building, the margin of the sea


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