Joshua 21:16
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New International Version
Ain, Juttah and Beth Shemesh, together with their pasturelands--nine towns from these two tribes.

King James Bible
And Ain with her suburbs, and Juttah with her suburbs, and Bethshemesh with her suburbs; nine cities out of those two tribes.

Darby Bible Translation
and Ain and its suburbs, and Juttah and its suburbs, [and] Beth-shemesh and its suburbs: nine cities out of those two tribes;

World English Bible
Ain with its suburbs, Juttah with its suburbs, and Beth Shemesh with its suburbs; nine cities out of those two tribes.

Young's Literal Translation
and Ain and its suburbs, and Juttah and its suburbs, Beth-Shemesh and its suburbs; nine cities out of these two tribes.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The fields of the city - gave they to Caleb - This was an exclusive privilege to him and his family, with which the grant to the Levites did not interfere. See the notes on Joshua 14:14.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Ain

Joshua 15:42 Libnah, and Ether, and Ashan,

1 Chronicles 6:59 And Ashan with her suburbs, and Bethshemesh with her suburbs:

Ashan
Juttah Eusebius says Juttah was a great town

18 miles south from Eleutheropolis

Joshua 15:55 Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and Juttah,

Bethshemesh

Joshua 15:10 And the border compassed from Baalah westward to mount Seir, and passed along to the side of mount Jearim, which is Chesalon...

1 Samuel 6:9,12 And see, if it goes up by the way of his own coast to Bethshemesh, then he has done us this great evil: but if not...

1 Chronicles 6:59 And Ashan with her suburbs, and Bethshemesh with her suburbs:

Library
October 8. "There Failed not Aught of any Good Thing which the Lord had Spoken" (Josh. xxi. 45).
"There failed not aught of any good thing which the Lord had spoken" (Josh. xxi. 45). Some day, even you, trembling, faltering one, shall stand upon those heights and look back upon all you have passed through, all you have narrowly escaped, all the perils through which He guided you, the stumblings through which He guarded you, and the sins from which He saved you; and you shall shout, with a meaning you cannot understand now, "Salvation unto Him who sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb."
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Divers Matters.
I. Beth-cerem, Nehemiah 3:14. "The stones, as well of the altar, as of the ascent to the altar, were from the valley of Beth-cerem, which they digged out beneath the barren land. And thence they are wont to bring whole stones, upon which the working iron came not." The fathers of the traditions, treating concerning the blood of women's terms, reckon up five colours of it; among which that, "which is like the water of the earth, out of the valley of Beth-cerem."--Where the Gloss writes thus, "Beth-cerem
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Cross References
Joshua 15:10
Then it curved westward from Baalah to Mount Seir, ran along the northern slope of Mount Jearim (that is, Kesalon), continued down to Beth Shemesh and crossed to Timnah.

Joshua 15:55
Maon, Carmel, Ziph, Juttah,

1 Samuel 6:9
but keep watching it. If it goes up to its own territory, toward Beth Shemesh, then the LORD has brought this great disaster on us. But if it does not, then we will know that it was not his hand that struck us but that it happened to us by chance."

1 Kings 4:9
Ben-Deker--in Makaz, Shaalbim, Beth Shemesh and Elon Bethhanan;

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