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Joshua 14:4

for Joseph’s descendants had become two tribes—Manasseh and Ephraim.n The Levites received no share of the land but only towns to live in, with pasturelands for their flocks and herds.o

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Joshua 14:4 — English Standard Version (ESV)

For the people of Joseph were two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim. And no portion was given to the Levites in the land, but only cities to dwell in, with their pasturelands for their livestock and their substance.

Joshua 14:4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

For the children of Joseph were two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim: therefore they gave no part unto the Levites in the land, save cities to dwell in, with their suburbs for their cattle and for their substance.

Joshua 14:4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The descendants of Joseph had become two separate tribes—Manasseh and Ephraim. And the Levites were given no land at all, only towns to live in with surrounding pasturelands for their livestock and all their possessions.

Joshua 14:4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

For the children of Joseph were two tribes: Manasseh and Ephraim. And they gave no part to the Levites in the land, except cities to dwell in, with their common-lands for their livestock and their property.

Joshua 14:4 — New Century Version (NCV)

The sons of Joseph had divided into two tribes—Manasseh and Ephraim. The tribe of Levi was not given any land. It was given only some towns in which to live and pastures for its animals.

Joshua 14:4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

For the children of Joseph were two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim: and they gave no portion unto the Levites in the land, save cities to dwell in, with the suburbs thereof for their cattle and for their substance.

Joshua 14:4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

For the children of Joseph were two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim; and they gave no part to the Levites in the land, save cities to dwell in, and their suburbs for their cattle and for their substance.

Joshua 14:4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

because Joseph’s descendants, Manasseh and Ephraim, formed two tribes. The Levites were not given a share of the land. Joseph’s descendants gave the Levites cities to live in with pasturelands for their cattle and everything they had.

Joshua 14:4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The descendants of Joseph became two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim. No portion of the land was given to the Levites except cities to live in, along with pasturelands for their cattle and livestock.

Joshua 14:4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For the people of Joseph were two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim; and no portion was given to the Levites in the land, but only towns to live in, with their pasture lands for their flocks and herds.

Joshua 14:4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

For the descendants of Joseph were two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim, and they did not give a plot of ground to the Levites in the land, only cities to live in, with their pastureland for their flocks and for their goods.

Joshua 14:4 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Manasseh and Ephraim were the sons of Joseph. They had become two tribes. The Levites didn’t receive any share of the land. They only received towns to live in and grasslands for their flocks and herds.

Joshua 14:4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

For the sons of Joseph were two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim, and they did not give a portion to the Levites in the land, except cities to live in, with their pasture lands for their livestock and for their property.