Joshua 21:17
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New International Version
And from the tribe of Benjamin they gave them Gibeon, Geba,

King James Bible
And out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with her suburbs, Geba with her suburbs,

Darby Bible Translation
and out of the tribe of Benjamin: Gibeon and its suburbs, Geba and its suburbs,

World English Bible
Out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with its suburbs, Geba with its suburbs,

Young's Literal Translation
And out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon and its suburbs, Geba and its suburbs,

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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.

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Joshua 9:3 And when the inhabitants of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done to Jericho and to Ai,

Joshua 18:25 Gibeon, and Ramah, and Beeroth,

1 Chronicles 6:60 And out of the tribe of Benjamin; Geba with her suburbs, and Alemeth with her suburbs, and Anathoth with her suburbs...


Joshua 18:24 And Chepharhaammonai, and Ophni, and Gaba; twelve cities with their villages:


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 9:3
However, when the people of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done to Jericho and Ai,

Joshua 18:24
Kephar Ammoni, Ophni and Geba--twelve towns and their villages.

Joshua 18:25
Gibeon, Ramah, Beeroth,

Joshua 21:18
Anathoth and Almon, together with their pasturelands--four towns.

1 Kings 15:22
Then King Asa issued an order to all Judah--no one was exempt--and they carried away from Ramah the stones and timber Baasha had been using there. With them King Asa built up Geba in Benjamin, and also Mizpah.

2 Kings 23:8
Josiah brought all the priests from the towns of Judah and desecrated the high places, from Geba to Beersheba, where the priests had burned incense. He broke down the gateway at the entrance of the Gate of Joshua, the city governor, which was on the left of the city gate.

Isaiah 10:29
They go over the pass, and say, "We will camp overnight at Geba." Ramah trembles; Gibeah of Saul flees.

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