1 Chronicles 6:78
New International Version
from the tribe of Reuben across the Jordan east of Jericho they received Bezer in the wilderness, Jahzah,

New Living Translation
From the territory of Reuben, east of the Jordan River opposite Jericho, they received Bezer (a desert town), Jahaz,

English Standard Version
and beyond the Jordan at Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, out of the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the wilderness with its pasturelands, Jahzah with its pasturelands,

Berean Study Bible
From the tribe of Reuben east of the Jordan opposite Jericho they were given Bezer in the wilderness, Jahzah,

King James Bible
And on the other side Jordan by Jericho, on the east side of Jordan, were given them out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wilderness with her suburbs, and Jahzah with her suburbs,

New King James Version
And on the other side of the Jordan, across from Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, they were given from the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the wilderness with its common-lands, Jahzah with its common-lands,

New American Standard Bible
and beyond the Jordan at Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, were given them, from the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the wilderness with its pasture lands, Jahzah with its pasture lands,

NASB 1995
and beyond the Jordan at Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, were given them, from the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the wilderness with its pasture lands, Jahzah with its pasture lands,

NASB 1977
and beyond the Jordan at Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, were given them, from the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the wilderness with its pasture lands, Jahzah with its pasture lands,

Amplified Bible
and on the other side of the Jordan at Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan the Levites were given, from the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the wilderness and Jahzah with their pasture lands,

Christian Standard Bible
From the tribe of Reuben across the Jordan at Jericho, to the east of the Jordan, they received Bezer in the desert and its pasturelands, Jahzah and its pasturelands,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
From the tribe of Reuben across the Jordan at Jericho, to the east of the Jordan, they received Bezer in the desert and its pasturelands, Jahzah and its pasturelands,

American Standard Version
and beyond the Jordan at Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, were given them, out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wilderness with its suburbs, and Jahzah with its suburbs,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And at the crossing of Jordan of Yerikho, from the east of the Jordan, from the tribe of the house of Rubil: Butsar in the wilderness and its hamlets, Mepuphath and its hamlets, Yahats and its hamlets

Brenton Septuagint Translation
out of the country beyond Jordan; Jericho westward of Jordan: out of the tribe of Ruben; Bosor in the wilderness and her suburbs, and Jasa and her suburbs,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Beyond the Jordan also over against Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, out of the tribe of Ruben, Bosor in the wilderness with its suburbs, and Jassa with its suburbs;

Good News Translation
In the territory of Reuben, east of the Jordan River beyond Jericho: Bezer on the plateau, Jahzah,

International Standard Version
across the Jordan from Jericho, that is, on the east side of the Jordan, from the tribe of Reuben were allotted Bezer in the steppe with its surrounding suburbs, Jahzah with its surrounding suburbs,

JPS Tanakh 1917
and beyond the Jordan at Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, were given them, out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wilderness with the open land about it, and Jahaz with the open land about it,

Literal Standard Version
and from beyond the Jordan by Jericho, at the east of the Jordan, from the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the wilderness and its outskirts, and Jahzah and its outskirts,

New American Bible
Across the Jordan at Jericho (that is, east of the Jordan) they received from the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the desert with its pasture lands, Jahzah with its pasture lands,

NET Bible
Within the territory of the tribe of Reuben across the Jordan River east of Jericho: Bezer in the desert and its pasturelands, Jahzah and its pasturelands,

New Revised Standard Version
and across the Jordan from Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, out of the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the steppe with its pasture lands, Jahzah with its pasture lands,

New Heart English Bible
And beyond the Jordan at Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, were given them, out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wilderness with its suburbs, and Jahzah with its suburbs,

World English Bible
and beyond the Jordan at Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, [were given them], out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wilderness with its suburbs, and Jahzah with its suburbs,

Young's Literal Translation
and from beyond the Jordan by Jericho, at the east of the Jordan, from the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wilderness and its suburbs, and Jahzah and its suburbs,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Territories for the Levites
77The Merarites (the rest of the Levites) received the following: From the tribe of Zebulun they were given Rimmono and Tabor, together with their pasturelands. 78From the tribe of Reuben east of the Jordan opposite Jericho they were given Bezer in the wilderness, Jahzah, 79Kedemoth, and Mephaath, together with their pasturelands.…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 6:77
The Merarites (the rest of the Levites) received the following: From the tribe of Zebulun they were given Rimmono and Tabor, together with their pasturelands.

1 Chronicles 6:79
Kedemoth, and Mephaath, together with their pasturelands.


Treasury of Scripture

And on the other side Jordan by Jericho, on the east side of Jordan, were given them out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wilderness with her suburbs, and Jahzah with her suburbs,

Bezer.

Deuteronomy 4:41-43
Then Moses severed three cities on this side Jordan toward the sunrising; …

Joshua 20:8
And on the other side Jordan by Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness upon the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh.

Joshua 21:36
And out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer with her suburbs, and Jahazah with her suburbs,

Jahzah.

1 Chronicles 6:78
And on the other side Jordan by Jericho, on the east side of Jordan, were given them out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wilderness with her suburbs, and Jahzah with her suburbs,

Joshua 13:18
And Jahazah, and Kedemoth, and Mephaath,

Jeremiah 48:21
And judgment is come upon the plain country; upon Holon, and upon Jahazah, and upon Mephaath,

Jahazah.











Verse 78. - Bezer. The full description of the place is "Bezer in the wilderness, in the land of the Mishor" (Deuteronomy 4:43), and "Bezer in the wilderness, in the Mishor," i.e. "the plain," or as some, "the downs" (Joshua 20:8). This, as mentioned above, was one of the three cities of refuge east of the Jordan. Jahzah (Authorized Version, Joshua 21:36, Jahazah).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
From the tribe
מִמַּטֵּ֣ה (mim·maṭ·ṭêh)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4294: A staff, rod, shaft, branch, a tribe

of Reuben
רְאוּבֵ֔ן (rə·’ū·ḇên)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 7205: Reuben -- 'behold a son!' oldest son of Jacob, also his desc

east
לְמִזְרַ֣ח (lə·miz·raḥ)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4217: Place of sunrise, the east

of the Jordan
לְיַרְדֵּ֣ן (lə·yar·dên)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3383: Jordan -- the principal river of Palestine

opposite Jericho
יְרֵחוֹ֮ (yə·rê·ḥōw)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3405: Jericho -- a city in the Jordan Valley captured by Joshua

[they were given] Bezer
בֶּ֥צֶר (be·ṣer)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 1221: Bezer -- 'fortress', a city in Reuben, also a descendant of Asher

in the wilderness,
בַּמִּדְבָּ֖ר (bam·miḏ·bār)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4057: A pasture, a desert, speech

Jahzah,
יַ֖הְצָה (yah·ṣāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3096: Jahaz -- a place in Moab


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