New International Version
But the fields and villages around the city were given to Caleb son of Jephunneh.
King James Bible
But the fields of the city, and the villages thereof, they gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh.
Darby Bible Translation
but the fields of the city, and the hamlets thereof gave they to Caleb the son of Jephunneh.
World English Bible
but the fields of the city, and its villages, they gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh.
Young's Literal Translation
and the field of the city and its villages they gave to Caleb son of Jephunneh.
1 Chronicles 6:56 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Theirs was the lot - All the tribes and families obtained their respective inheritances by lot, but to the sons of Aaron was the first lot; and so the Syriac and Arabic have understood this place. The first lot, says Jarchi, fell to Judah, that they might give to the priests and the Levites the cities marked below. See an account of the possessions of the priests and Levites, Joshua 20:1-9, 21.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'They stood in their office, according to their order.'--1 CHRON. vi. 32 (R.V. margin). This brief note is buried in the catalogue of the singers appointed by David for 'the service of song in the house of the Lord.' The waves of their choral praise have long ages since ceased to eddy round the 'tabernacle of the tent of meeting,' and all that is left of their melodious companies is a dry list of names, in spite of which the dead owners of them are nameless. But the chronicler's description of them …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
from the tribe of Judah, Caleb son of Jephunneh;
In accordance with the LORD's command to him, Joshua gave to Caleb son of Jephunneh a portion in Judah--Kiriath Arba, that is, Hebron. (Arba was the forefather of Anak.)
Jump to PreviousCaleb City Country Field Fields Hamlets Jephunneh Jephun'neh Open Places Round Small Thereof Villages
Jump to NextCaleb City Country Field Fields Hamlets Jephunneh Jephun'neh Open Places Round Small Thereof Villages
Links1 Chronicles 6:56 NIV
1 Chronicles 6:56 NLT
1 Chronicles 6:56 ESV
1 Chronicles 6:56 NASB
1 Chronicles 6:56 KJV
1 Chronicles 6:56 Bible Apps
1 Chronicles 6:56 Biblia Paralela
1 Chronicles 6:56 Chinese Bible
1 Chronicles 6:56 French Bible
1 Chronicles 6:56 German Bible
1 Chronicles 6:56 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.