Joshua 21:6
New International Version
The descendants of Gershon were allotted thirteen towns from the clans of the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali and the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.

New Living Translation
The clan of Gershon was allotted thirteen towns from the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.

English Standard Version
The Gershonites received by lot from the clans of the tribe of Issachar, from the tribe of Asher, from the tribe of Naphtali, and from the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

Berean Study Bible
The descendants of Gershon received thirteen cities by lot from the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.

New American Standard Bible
The sons of Gershon received 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.

King James Bible
And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

Christian Standard Bible
Gershon's descendants received thirteen cities by lot from the clans of the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and half the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.

Contemporary English Version
The clans that were descendants of Gershon were given 13 towns from the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and East Manasseh.

Good News Translation
The clan of Gershon was assigned thirteen cities from the territories of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and East Manasseh.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Gershon's descendants received 13 cities by lot from the clans of the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and half the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.

International Standard Version
The descendants of Gershon received thirteen cities by random lot from the families of the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and from the half-tribe of Manasseh located in Bashan.

NET Bible
Gershon's descendants were allotted thirteen cities from the clans of the tribe of Issachar, and from the tribes of Asher and Naphtali and the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.

New Heart English Bible
The children of Gershon had thirteen cities by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, out of the tribe of Asher, out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Gershon's descendants received 13 cities from the families of the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and half of the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

New American Standard 1977
And the sons of Gershon received 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.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the sons of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar and out of the tribe of Asher and out of the tribe of Naphtali and out of the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

King James 2000 Bible
And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

American King James Version
And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

American Standard Version
And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the lot came out to the children of Gerson, that they should take of the tribes of Issachar and of Aser and of Nephtali, and of the half tribe of Manasses in Basan, thirteen cities.

Darby Bible Translation
And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

English Revised Version
And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

World English Bible
The children of Gershon had thirteen cities by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, out of the tribe of Asher, out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.

Young's Literal Translation
And for the sons of Gershon are, out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, by lot, thirteen cities.
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
Forty-Eight Cities for the Levites
5The remaining descendants of Kohath received ten cities by lot from the tribes of Ephraim, Dan, and the half-tribe of Manasseh. 6The descendants of Gershon received thirteen cities by lot from the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan. 7The descendants of Merari received twelve cities from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.…
Cross References
Joshua 21:5
The remaining descendants of Kohath received ten cities by lot from the tribes of Ephraim, Dan, and the half-tribe of Manasseh.

Joshua 21:7
The descendants of Merari received twelve cities from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.

Treasury of Scripture

And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

Joshua 21:27-33 And to the children of Gershon, of the families of the Levites…

Exodus 6:16,17 And these are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations; …

Numbers 3:21,22 Of Gershon was the family of the Libnites, and the family of the …

1 Chronicles 6:62,71-76 And to the sons of Gershom throughout their families out of the tribe …







Lexicon
The descendants
וְלִבְנֵ֣י (wə·liḇ·nê)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of Gershon
גֵרְשׁ֗וֹן (ḡê·rə·šō·wn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1648: Gershon -- a son of Levi

received thirteen
שְׁלֹ֥שׁ (šə·lōš)
Number - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7969: Three, third, thrice

cities
עָרִ֖ים (‘ā·rîm)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

by lot
בַּגּוֹרָ֔ל (bag·gō·w·rāl)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1486: Lot -- a lot (for casting)

from the tribes
מַטֵּֽה־ (maṭ·ṭêh-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4294: A staff, rod, shaft, branch, a tribe

of Issachar,
יִשָּׂשכָ֣ר (yiś·śā·š·ḵār)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3485: Issachar -- perhaps 'there is recompense', a son of Jacob and Leah, also a son of Obed-edom

Asher,
אָ֠שֵׁר (’ā·šêr)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 836: Asher -- 'happy one', a son of Jacob, also the tribe descended from him, also perhaps a city in Palestine

Naphtali,
נַפְתָּלִ֜י (nap̄·tā·lî)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5321: Naphtali -- a son of Jacob, also his descendants and the district settled by them

and the half-tribe
וּ֠מֵחֲצִי (ū·mê·ḥă·ṣî)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 2677: The half, middle

of Manasseh
מְנַשֶּׁ֤ה (mə·naš·šeh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4519: Manasseh -- 'causing to forget', a son of Joseph, also a king of Judah, also two Israelites

in Bashan.
בַבָּשָׁן֙ (ḇab·bā·šān)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1316: Bashan -- 'smooth', a region East of the Jordan
21:1-8 The Levites waited till the other tribes were provided for, before they preferred their claim to Joshua. They build their claim upon a very good foundation; not their own merits or services, but the Divine precept. The maintenance of ministers is not a thing left merely to the will of the people, that they may let them starve if they please; they which preach the gospel should live by the gospel, and should live comfortably.
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