Numbers 35:4
New International Version
“The pasturelands around the towns that you give the Levites will extend a thousand cubits from the town wall.

New Living Translation
The pastureland assigned to the Levites around these towns will extend 1,500 feet from the town walls in every direction.

English Standard Version
The pasturelands of the cities, which you shall give to the Levites, shall reach from the wall of the city outward a thousand cubits all around.

Berean Study Bible
The pasturelands around the cities you are to give the Levites will extend a thousand cubits from the wall on every side.

King James Bible
And the suburbs of the cities, which ye shall give unto the Levites, shall reach from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits round about.

New King James Version
The common-land of the cities which you will give the Levites shall extend from the wall of the city outward a thousand cubits all around.

New American Standard Bible
“The pasture lands of the cities which you are to give to the Levites shall extend from the wall of the city outward a thousand cubits around.

NASB 1995
“The pasture lands of the cities which you shall give to the Levites shall extend from the wall of the city outward a thousand cubits around.

NASB 1977
“And the pasture lands of the cities which you shall give to the Levites shall extend from the wall of the city outward a thousand cubits around.

Amplified Bible
“The pasture lands around the cities which you shall give to the Levites shall reach from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits (1,500 ft.) around.

Christian Standard Bible
The pasturelands of the cities you are to give the Levites will extend from the city wall five hundred yards on every side.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The pasturelands of the cities you are to give the Levites will extend from the city wall 500 yards on every side.

American Standard Version
And the suburbs of the cities, which ye shall give unto the Levites, shall be from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits round about.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the fields of the villages that you will give to the Levites are from the wall of the city and outward, one thousand cubits as a circle.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the suburbs of the cities which ye shall give to the Levites, shall be from the wall of the city and outwards two thousand cubits round about.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Which suburbs shall reach from the walls of the cities outward, a thousand paces on every side:

Good News Translation
The pasture land is to extend outward from the city walls five hundred yards in each direction,

International Standard Version
The grazing lands that you are to reserve for use by the descendants of Levi are to extend 1,000 cubits from the walls of the town.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the open land about the cities, which ye shall give unto the Levites, shall be from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits round about.

Literal Standard Version
And the outskirts of the cities which you give to the Levites [are], from the wall of the city and outside, one thousand cubits around.

New American Bible
The pasture lands of the cities to be assigned the Levites shall extend a thousand cubits out from the city walls in every direction.

NET Bible
The grazing lands around the towns that you will give to the Levites must extend to a distance of 500 yards from the town wall.

New Revised Standard Version
The pasture lands of the towns, which you shall give to the Levites, shall reach from the wall of the town outward a thousand cubits all around.

New Heart English Bible
"The suburbs of the cities, which you shall give to the Levites, shall be from the wall of the city and outward one thousand seven hundred twenty-two feet six inches, around it.

World English Bible
"The suburbs of the cities, which you shall give to the Levites, shall be from the wall of the city and outward one thousand cubits around it.

Young's Literal Translation
And the suburbs of the cities which ye give to the Levites are, from the wall of the city and without, a thousand cubits round about.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Forty-Eight Cities for the Levites
3The cities will be for them to live in, and the pasturelands will be for their herds, their flocks, and all their other livestock. 4The pasturelands around the cities you are to give the Levites will extend a thousand cubits from the wall on every side. 5You are also to measure two thousand cubits outside the city on the east, two thousand on the south, two thousand on the west, and two thousand on the north, with the city in the center. These areas will serve as larger pasturelands for the cities.…

Cross References
Numbers 35:3
The cities will be for them to live in, and the pasturelands will be for their herds, their flocks, and all their other livestock.

Numbers 35:5
You are also to measure two thousand cubits outside the city on the east, two thousand on the south, two thousand on the west, and two thousand on the north, with the city in the center. These areas will serve as larger pasturelands for the cities.


Treasury of Scripture

And the suburbs of the cities, which you shall give to the Levites, shall reach from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits round about.

thousand cubits.

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Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The pasturelands
וּמִגְרְשֵׁי֙ (ū·miḡ·rə·šê)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 4054: A suburb, the area around a, building, the margin of the sea

around the cities
הֶֽעָרִ֔ים (he·‘ā·rîm)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 5892: Excitement

you are to give
תִּתְּנ֖וּ (tit·tə·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

the Levites
לַלְוִיִּ֑ם (lal·wî·yim)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's 3881: Levites -- descendant of Levi

[will extend]
וָח֔וּצָה (wā·ḥū·ṣāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 2351: Separate by a, wall, outside, outdoors

a thousand
אֶ֥לֶף (’e·lep̄)
Number - masculine singular construct
Strong's 505: A thousand

cubits
אַמָּ֖ה (’am·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 520: A mother, a cubit, a door-base

from the wall
מִקִּ֤יר (miq·qîr)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7023: A wall

on every side.
סָבִֽיב׃ (sā·ḇîḇ)
Adverb
Strong's 5439: A circle, neighbour, environs, around


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