So they set apart Kedesh in Galilee in the hill country of Naphtali, Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the hill country of Judah.
Cross ReferencesLuke 1:39
In those days Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judah,
She died in Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham went out to mourn and to weep for her.
Six of the cities you give the Levites are to be appointed as cities of refuge, to which a manslayer may flee. In addition to these, give the Levites forty-two other cities.
Then Moses set aside three cities across the Jordan to the east
and if you carefully observe all these commandments I am giving you today, loving the LORD your God and walking in His ways at all times, then you are to add three more cities to these three.
the king of Kedesh, one; the king of Jokneam in Carmel, one;
And beyond the Jordan, east of Jericho, they designated Bezer on the wilderness plateau from the tribe of Reuben, Ramoth in Gilead from the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan from the tribe of Manasseh.
They gave them Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron), with its surrounding pasturelands, in the hill country of Judah. (Arba was the father of Anak.)
they were given Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim (a city of refuge for the manslayer), Gezer,
And from the tribe of Naphtali they received Kedesh in Galilee (a city of refuge for the manslayer), Hammoth-dor, and Kartan--three cities, along with their pasturelands.
1 Chronicles 6:76
And from the tribe of Naphtali they were given Kedesh in Galilee, Hammon, and Kiriathaim, together with their pasturelands.
Chapter Outline1. God commands
7. and the children of Israel appoint the six cities of refuge
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1 Chronicles 6:76
Genesis 33:18, 19
2 Chronicles 10:1
Joshua 21:11, 13
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