New International Version
So to the descendants of Aaron the priest they gave Hebron (a city of refuge for one accused of murder), Libnah,
King James Bible
Thus they gave to the children of Aaron the priest Hebron with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Libnah with her suburbs,
Darby Bible Translation
And they gave to the children of Aaron the priest the city of refuge for the slayer, Hebron and its suburbs; and Libnah and its suburbs,
World English Bible
To the children of Aaron the priest they gave Hebron with its suburbs, the city of refuge for the manslayer, Libnah with its suburbs,
Young's Literal Translation
And to the sons of Aaron the priest they have given the city of refuge for the man-slayer, Hebron and its suburbs, and Libnah and its suburbs,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The fields of the city - gave they to Caleb - This was an exclusive privilege to him and his family, with which the grant to the Levites did not interfere. See the notes on Joshua 14:14.
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LibraryOctober 8. "There Failed not Aught of any Good Thing which the Lord had Spoken" (Josh. xxi. 45).
"There failed not aught of any good thing which the Lord had spoken" (Josh. xxi. 45). Some day, even you, trembling, faltering one, shall stand upon those heights and look back upon all you have passed through, all you have narrowly escaped, all the perils through which He guided you, the stumblings through which He guarded you, and the sins from which He saved you; and you shall shout, with a meaning you cannot understand now, "Salvation unto Him who sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb." …
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Then Joshua and all Israel with him moved on from Makkedah to Libnah and attacked it.
Libnah, Ether, Ashan,
Humtah, Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron) and Zior--nine towns and their villages.
But the fields and villages around the city they had given to Caleb son of Jephunneh as his possession.
2 Kings 8:22
To this day Edom has been in rebellion against Judah. Libnah revolted at the same time.
1 Chronicles 6:57
So the descendants of Aaron were given Hebron (a city of refuge), and Libnah, Jattir, Eshtemoa,
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