Joshua 21:7
New International Version
The descendants of Merari, according to their clans, received twelve towns from the tribes of Reuben, Gad and Zebulun.

New Living Translation
The clan of Merari was allotted twelve towns from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.

English Standard Version
The Merarites according to their clans received from the tribe of Reuben, the tribe of Gad, and the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

Berean Study Bible
The descendants of Merari received twelve cities from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.

New American Standard Bible
The sons of Merari according to their families received twelve cities from the tribe of Reuben and from the tribe of Gad and from the tribe of Zebulun.

King James Bible
The children of Merari by their families had out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

Christian Standard Bible
Merari's descendants received twelve cities for their clans from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.

Contemporary English Version
The clans that were descendants of Merari received 12 towns from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.

Good News Translation
The families of the clan of Merari were assigned twelve cities from the territories of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Merari's descendants received 12 cities for their clans from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.

International Standard Version
The descendants of Merari, allocated according to their families, received twelve cities from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.

NET Bible
Merari's descendants by their clans were allotted twelve cities from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.

New Heart English Bible
The children of Merari according to their families had twelve cities by lot out of the tribe of Reuben, out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Merari's descendants received 12 cities for their families from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The children of Merari according to their families had out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

New American Standard 1977
The sons of Merari according to their families received twelve cities from the tribe of Reuben and from the tribe of Gad and from the tribe of Zebulun.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The sons of Merari by their families had out of the tribe of Reuben and out of the tribe of Gad and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

King James 2000 Bible
The children of Merari by their families had out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

American King James Version
The children of Merari by their families had out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

American Standard Version
The children of Merari according to their families had out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the sons of Merari according to their families had by lot twelve cities, out of the tribe of Ruben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zabulon.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And to the sons of Merari by their kindreds, of the tribes of Ruben and or Cad and of Zabulon, twelve cities.

Darby Bible Translation
The children of Merari according to their families had by lot out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

English Revised Version
The children of Merari according to their families had out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

Webster's Bible Translation
The children of Merari by their families had out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

World English Bible
The children of Merari according to their families had twelve cities out of the tribe of Reuben, out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun.

Young's Literal Translation
For the sons of Merari, for their families, are, out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.
Study Bible
Forty-Eight Cities for the Levites
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. 8So the Israelites allotted to the Levites these cities along with their pasturelands, as the LORD had commanded through Moses.…
Cross References
Joshua 21:6
The descendants of Gershon received thirteen cities by lot from the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.

Joshua 21:8
So the Israelites allotted to the Levites these cities along with their pasturelands, as the LORD had commanded through Moses.

1 Chronicles 6:63
The Merarites, according to their families, were allotted twelve cities from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.

Treasury of Scripture

The children of Merari by their families had out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

Joshua 21:34-40
And unto the families of the children of Merari, the rest of the Levites, out of the tribe of Zebulun, Jokneam with her suburbs, and Kartah with her suburbs, …

Exodus 6:19
And the sons of Merari; Mahali and Mushi: these are the families of Levi according to their generations.

Numbers 3:20
And the sons of Merari by their families; Mahli, and Mushi. These are the families of the Levites according to the house of their fathers.







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

of Merari
מְרָרִ֜י (mə·rā·rî)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4847: Merari -- a son of Levi

received twelve
שְׁתֵּ֥ים (šə·têm)
Number - fd
Strong's Hebrew 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

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

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

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

Gad,
גָד֙ (ḡāḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1410: Gad -- a son of Jacob, also his tribe and its territory, also a prophet

and Zebulun.
זְבוּלֻ֔ן (zə·ḇū·lun)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2074: Zebulun -- a son of Jacob, also his descendants and their territory
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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