Joshua 21:41
New International Version
The towns of the Levites in the territory held by the Israelites were forty-eight in all, together with their pasturelands.

New Living Translation
The total number of towns and pasturelands within Israelite territory given to the Levites came to forty-eight.

English Standard Version
The cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the people of Israel were in all forty-eight cities with their pasturelands.

Berean Study Bible
For the Levites, then, there were forty-eight cities in all, together with their pasturelands, within the territory of the Israelites.

King James Bible
All the cities of the Levites within the possession of the children of Israel were forty and eight cities with their suburbs.

New King James Version
All the cities of the Levites within the possession of the children of Israel were forty-eight cities with their common-lands.

New American Standard Bible
All the cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the sons of Israel were forty-eight cities with their pasture lands.

NASB 1995
All the cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the sons of Israel were forty-eight cities with their pasture lands.

NASB 1977
All the cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the sons of Israel were forty-eight cities with their pasture lands.

Amplified Bible
All the cities of the Levites in the midst of the property of the sons of Israel were forty-eight cities with their pasture lands.

Christian Standard Bible
Within the Israelite possession there were forty-eight cities in all with their pasturelands for the Levites.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Within the Israelite possession there were 48 cities in all with their pasturelands for the Levites.

American Standard Version
All the cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the children of Israel were forty and eight cities with their suburbs.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And all these cities of the Levites within the inheritance are of the children of Israel, and the cities of Levi were forty and eight and their fields

Brenton Septuagint Translation
All the cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the children of Israel, were forty-eight cities, and their suburbs round about these cities:

Douay-Rheims Bible
So all the cities of the Levites within the possession of the children of Israel were forty-eight,

English Revised Version
All the cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the children of Israel were forty and eight cities with their suburbs.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Within the territory owned by the Israelites there were 48 cities in all for Levi's descendants.

International Standard Version
All of the cities of the descendants of Levi that had been set apart among the territorial possession of the Israelis totaled 48, along with their pasture lands.

JPS Tanakh 1917
All the cities of the Levites--forty and eight cities with the open land about them--shall be in the midst of the possession of the children of Israel,

Literal Standard Version
All the cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the sons of Israel [are] forty-eight cities, and their outskirts.

NET Bible
The Levites received within the land owned by the Israelites forty-eight cities in all and their grazing areas.

New Heart English Bible
All the cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the children of Israel were forty-eight cities with their suburbs.

World English Bible
All the cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the children of Israel were forty-eight cities with their suburbs.

Young's Literal Translation
All the cities of the Levites in the midst of the possession of the sons of Israel are forty and eight cities, and their suburbs.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Forty-Eight Cities for the Levites
40In all, twelve cities were allotted to the clans of Merari, the remaining Levite clans. 41For the Levites, then, there were forty-eight cities in all, together with their pasturelands, within the territory of the Israelites. 42Each of these cities had its own surrounding pasturelands; this was true for all the cities.…

Cross References
Numbers 35:7
The total number of cities you give the Levites will be forty-eight, with their corresponding pasturelands.

Joshua 21:40
In all, twelve cities were allotted to the clans of Merari, the remaining Levite clans.

Joshua 21:42
Each of these cities had its own surrounding pasturelands; this was true for all the cities.

1 Chronicles 6:64
So the Israelites gave to the Levites these cities and their pasturelands.


Treasury of Scripture

All the cities of the Levites within the possession of the children of Israel were forty and eight cities with their suburbs.

within

Genesis 49:7
Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.

Numbers 35:1-8
And the LORD spake unto Moses in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho, saying, …

Deuteronomy 33:10
They shall teach Jacob thy judgments, and Israel thy law: they shall put incense before thee, and whole burnt sacrifice upon thine altar.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So in all
כֹּ֚ל (kōl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

there were forty-eight
אַרְבָּעִ֥ים (’ar·bā·‘îm)
Number - common plural
Strong's 705: Forty

cities
עָרֵ֣י (‘ā·rê)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 5892: Excitement

for the Levites,
הַלְוִיִּ֔ם (hal·wî·yim)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's 3881: Levites -- descendant of Levi

along with their pasturelands,
וּמִגְרְשֵׁיהֶֽן׃ (ū·miḡ·rə·šê·hen)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine plural
Strong's 4054: A suburb, the area around a, building, the margin of the sea

within
בְּת֖וֹךְ (bə·ṯō·wḵ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8432: A bisection, the centre

the territory
אֲחֻזַּ֣ת (’ă·ḥuz·zaṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 272: Something seized, a possession

of the Israelites.
בְּנֵֽי־ (bə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son


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