Joshua 21:17
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New American Standard Bible
From the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with its pasture lands, Geba with its pasture lands,

King James Bible
And out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with her suburbs, Geba with her suburbs,

Darby Bible Translation
and out of the tribe of Benjamin: Gibeon and its suburbs, Geba and its suburbs,

World English Bible
Out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with its suburbs, Geba with its suburbs,

Young's Literal Translation
And out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon and its suburbs, Geba and its suburbs,

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Joshua 21:17 Parallel Commentaries

The Mountainous Country of Judea.
"What is the mountainous country of Judea? It is the king's mountain." However Judea, here and there, doth swell out much with mountains, yet its chief swelling appears in that broad back of mountains, that runs from the utmost southern cost as far as Hebron, and almost as Jerusalem itself. Which the Holy Scripture called "The hill-country of Judah," Joshua 21:11; Luke 1:39. Unless I am very much mistaken,--the maps of Adricomus, Tirinius, and others, ought to be corrected, which have feigned to
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

The book of Joshua is the natural complement of the Pentateuch. Moses is dead, but the people are on the verge of the promised land, and the story of early Israel would be incomplete, did it not record the conquest of that land and her establishment upon it. The divine purpose moves restlessly on, until it is accomplished; so "after the death of Moses, Jehovah spake to Joshua," i. 1. The book falls naturally into three divisions: (a) the conquest of Canaan (i.-xii.), (b) the settlement of the
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Joshua 9:3
When the inhabitants of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done to Jericho and to Ai,

Joshua 18:24
and Chephar-ammoni and Ophni and Geba; twelve cities with their villages.

Joshua 18:25
Gibeon and Ramah and Beeroth,

Joshua 21:18
Anathoth with its pasture lands and Almon with its pasture lands; four cities.

1 Kings 15:22
Then King Asa made a proclamation to all Judah-- none was exempt-- and they carried away the stones of Ramah and its timber with which Baasha had built. And King Asa built with them Geba of Benjamin and Mizpah.

2 Kings 23:8
Then he brought all the priests from the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba to Beersheba; and he broke down the high places of the gates which were at the entrance of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on one's left at the city gate.

Isaiah 10:29
They have gone through the pass, saying, "Geba will be our lodging place." Ramah is terrified, and Gibeah of Saul has fled away.

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