New International Version
And from the tribe of Benjamin they were given Gibeon, Geba, Alemeth and Anathoth, together with their pasturelands. The total number of towns distributed among the Kohathite clans came to thirteen.
King James Bible
And out of the tribe of Benjamin; Geba with her suburbs, and Alemeth with her suburbs, and Anathoth with her suburbs. All their cities throughout their families were thirteen cities.
Darby Bible Translation
and, out of the tribe of Benjamin, Geba and its suburbs, and Allemeth and its suburbs, and Anathoth and its suburbs: all their cities, thirteen cities, according to their families.
World English Bible
and out of the tribe of Benjamin, Geba with its suburbs, and Allemeth with its suburbs, and Anathoth with its suburbs. All their cities throughout their families were thirteen cities.
Young's Literal Translation
And from the tribe of Benjamin, Geba and its suburbs, and Allemeth and its suburbs, and Anathoth and its suburbs. All their cities are thirteen cities, for their families.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
All their cities - were thirteen - But there are only eleven reckoned here, Gibeon and Juttah being omitted, and the names of some of the others changed. None of the versions give the full number of names, although they all give the whole sum thirteen.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Alemeth. i.e., covering a hiding place
called also Almon,
(3) Compare Alameth.
son of Becher. Almon and Alemeth having the same signification, are perfectly interchangeable.
thirteen cities. Here there are only eleven enumerated; but two more are added in the book of Joshua--Juttah and Gibeon--which make thirteen.
None of the versions give the full number of names, though they all give the whole sum of thirteen; and it is probable that these two cities had been destroyed and lay in ruins when this book was written, and hence were not enumerated.
'They stood in their office, according to their order.'--1 CHRON. vi. 32 (R.V. margin). This brief note is buried in the catalogue of the singers appointed by David for 'the service of song in the house of the Lord.' The waves of their choral praise have long ages since ceased to eddy round the 'tabernacle of the tent of meeting,' and all that is left of their melodious companies is a dry list of names, in spite of which the dead owners of them are nameless. But the chronicler's description of them …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
1 Chronicles 6:59
Ashan, Juttah and Beth Shemesh, together with their pasturelands.
1 Chronicles 6:61
The rest of Kohath's descendants were allotted ten towns from the clans of half the tribe of Manasseh.
The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests at Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin.
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