3 So the sons of Israel gave the Levites from their inheritance these cities with their pasture lands, according to the 1command of the Lord.
4 Then the lot came out for the families of the Kohathites. And the sons of Aaron the priest, who were of the Levites, 1received thirteen cities by lot from the tribe of Judah and from the tribe of the Simeonites and from the tribe of Benjamin.
5 The rest of the sons of Kohath 1received ten cities by lot from the families of the tribe of Ephraim and from the tribe of Dan and from the half-tribe of Manasseh.
6 The sons of Gershon 1received thirteen cities by lot from the families of the tribe of Issachar and from the tribe of Asher and from the tribe of Naphtali and from the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.
7 The sons of Merari according to their families 1received twelve cities from the tribe of Reuben and from the tribe of Gad and from the tribe of Zebulun.
18 Anathoth with its pasture lands and 1Almon with its pasture lands; four cities.
20 Then the cities from the tribe of Ephraim were allotted to the afamilies of the sons of Kohath, the Levites, even to the rest of the sons of Kohath.
21 They gave them aShechem, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands, in the hill country of Ephraim, and Gezer with its pasture lands,
27 aTo the sons of Gershon, one of the families of the Levites, from the half-tribe of Manasseh, they gave Golan in Bashan, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands, and Be-eshterah with its pasture lands; two cities.
32 From the tribe of Naphtali, they gave aKedesh in Galilee, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands and Hammoth-dor with its pasture lands and Kartan with its pasture lands; three cities.
34 To the families of athe sons of Merari, the rest of the Levites, they gave from the tribe of Zebulun, Jokneam with its pasture lands and Kartah with its pasture lands.
36 From the tribe of Reuben, they gave aBezer with its pasture lands and Jahaz with its pasture lands,
41 aAll the cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the sons of Israel were forty-eight cities with their pasture lands.
44 And the Lord agave them rest on every side, according to all that He had sworn to their fathers, and bno one of all their enemies stood before them; cthe Lord gave all their enemies into their hand.
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