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Joshua 21:9

    Joshua 21:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And they gave out of the tribe of the children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, these cities which are here mentioned by name,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And they gave out of the tribe of the children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, these cities which are here mentioned by name.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they gave out of the tribe of the children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, these cities which are here mentioned by name:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    From the tribes of the children of Judah and the children of Simeon they gave these towns, listed here by name:

    Webster's Revision

    And they gave out of the tribe of the children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, these cities which are here mentioned by name:

    World English Bible

    They gave out of the tribe of the children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, these cities which are mentioned by name:

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they gave out of the tribe of the children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, these cities which are here mentioned by name:

    Barnes' Notes on Joshua 21:9

    The thirteen priestly cities (see the marginal references) were all in the tribes of Judah, Simeon, and Benjamin. Thus, as Calvin remarks, God so overruled it that the priestly families were placed upon the spot which He had determined before hand to choose as the site of His temple.