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Then the LORD said to Joshua:
King James Bible
The LORD also spake unto Joshua, saying,
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah spoke to Joshua, saying,
World English Bible
Yahweh spoke to Joshua, saying,
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah speaketh unto Joshua, saying,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
At the door of the tabernacle - All the inheritances were determined by lot, and this was cast before the Lord - every thing was done in his immediate presence, as under his eye; hence there was no murmuring, each having received his inheritance as from the hand of God himself, though some of them thought they must have additional territory, because of the great increase of their families.
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LibraryThe Cities of Refuge
'The Lord also spake unto Joshua, saying, 2. Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses: 3. That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood. 4. And when he that doth flee unto one of those cities shall stand at the entering of the gate of the city, and shall declare his cause in the ears of the elders of that city, they shall …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Of the Cities of Refuge.
However, if it is not done intentionally, but God lets it happen, they are to flee to a place I will designate.
"Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'When you cross the Jordan into Canaan,
These are the territories that Eleazar the priest, Joshua son of Nun and the heads of the tribal clans of Israel assigned by lot at Shiloh in the presence of the LORD at the entrance to the tent of meeting. And so they finished dividing the land.
"Tell the Israelites to designate the cities of refuge, as I instructed you through Moses,
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