Joshua 21:19
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New International Version
The total number of towns for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, came to thirteen, together with their pasturelands.

King James Bible
All the cities of the children of Aaron, the priests, were thirteen cities with their suburbs.

Darby Bible Translation
All the cities of the children of Aaron, the priests, were thirteen cities and their suburbs.

World English Bible
All the cities of the children of Aaron, the priests, were thirteen cities with their suburbs.

Young's Literal Translation
all the cities of the sons of Aaron the priests, are thirteen cities and their suburbs.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thirteen cities with their suburbs - At the time mentioned here certainly thirteen cities were too large a proportion for the priests, as they and their families amounted to a very small number: but this ample provision was made in reference to their great increase in after times, when they formed twenty-four courses, as in the days of David.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Joshua 21:5 And the rest of the children of Kohath had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Ephraim, and out of the tribe of Dan...

1 Chronicles 6:66 And the residue of the families of the sons of Kohath had cities of their coasts out of the tribe of Ephraim.

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

Joshua 21:20
The rest of the Kohathite clans of the Levites were allotted towns from the tribe of Ephraim:

1 Chronicles 6:57
So the descendants of Aaron were given Hebron (a city of refuge), and Libnah, Jattir, Eshtemoa,

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