Joshua 21:3
Modern Translations
New International Version
So, as the LORD had commanded, the Israelites gave the Levites the following towns and pasturelands out of their own inheritance:

New Living Translation
So by the command of the LORD the people of Israel gave the Levites the following towns and pasturelands out of their own grants of land.

English Standard Version
So by command of the LORD the people of Israel gave to the Levites the following cities and pasturelands out of their inheritance.

Berean Study Bible
So by the command of the LORD, the Israelites gave the Levites these cities and their pasturelands out of their own inheritance:

New American Standard Bible
So the sons of Israel gave the Levites from their inheritance these cities with their pasture lands, in accordance with the command of the LORD.

NASB 1995
So the sons of Israel gave the Levites from their inheritance these cities with their pasture lands, according to the command of the LORD.

NASB 1977
So the sons of Israel gave the Levites from their inheritance these cities with their pasture lands, according to the command of the LORD.

Amplified Bible
So the sons of Israel gave the Levites from their inheritance these [forty-eight] cities and their pasture lands, in accordance with the command of the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
So the Israelites, by the LORD’s command, gave the Levites these cities with their pasturelands from their inheritance.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the Israelites, by the LORD's command, gave the Levites these cities with their pasturelands from their inheritance.

Contemporary English Version
Since the LORD had said this, the leaders of the other Israelite tribes agreed to give some of the towns and pastures from their tribal lands to Levi.

Good News Translation
So in accordance with the LORD's command the people of Israel gave the Levites certain cities and pasture lands out of their own territories.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So, as the LORD had instructed, Levi's descendants were given the following cities with pasturelands from the Israelites' inheritance.

International Standard Version
So, just as the Lord had said, the Israelis set aside cities for the descendants of Levi from a portion of their own inheritances, along with their grazing lands.

NET Bible
So the Israelites assigned these cities and their grazing areas to the Levites from their own holdings, as the LORD had instructed.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And the children of Israel gave unto the Levites out of their inheritance, at the commandment of the LORD, these cities and their suburbs.

New King James Version
So the children of Israel gave to the Levites from their inheritance, at the commandment of the LORD, these cities and their common-lands:

King James 2000 Bible
And the children of Israel gave unto the Levites out of their inheritance, at the commandment of the LORD, these cities and their pasture lands.

New Heart English Bible
The children of Israel gave to the Levites out of their inheritance, according to the commandment of the LORD, these cities with their suburbs.

World English Bible
The children of Israel gave to the Levites out of their inheritance, according to the commandment of Yahweh, these cities with their suburbs.

American King James Version
And the children of Israel gave to the Levites out of their inheritance, at the commandment of the LORD, these cities and their suburbs.

American Standard Version
And the children of Israel gave unto the Levites out of their inheritance, according to the commandment of Jehovah, these cities with their suburbs.

A Faithful Version
And the children of Israel gave to the Levites out of their inheritance these cities and their open lands, at the command of the LORD:

Darby Bible Translation
And the children of Israel gave to the Levites out of their inheritance, according to the word of Jehovah, these cities and their suburbs.

English Revised Version
And the children of Israel gave unto the Levites out of their inheritance, according to the commandment of the LORD, these cities with their suburbs.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the children of Israel gave to the Levites out of their inheritance, at the commandment of the LORD, these cities and their suburbs.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
So the children of Israel gaue vnto the Leuites, out of their inheritance at the commaundement of the Lord these cities with their suburbes.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And the children of Israel gaue vnto the Leuites, out of their inheritaunce at the biddyng of the Lorde, these cities folowing with their suburbes.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Then the children of Israel gaue of their enheritaunce these cities and the suburbes therof, vnto the Leuites, acordynge to the commaundement of the LORDE.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the sons of Israel give to the Levites, out of their inheritance, at the command of YHWH, these cities and their outskirts:

Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel give to the Levites, out of their inheritance, at the command of Jehovah, these cities and their suburbs:

Smith's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel will give to the Levites out of their inheritance at the mouth of Jehovah these cities and their areas.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And the children of Israel gave out of their possessions according to the commandment of the Lord, cities and their suburbs.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And so the sons of Israel gave cities and their suburbs from their possessions, in accord with the order of the Lord.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the children of Israel gave these cities and their fields to the Levites from their inheritance, because of the word of the mouth of LORD JEHOVAH

Lamsa Bible
And the children of Israel gave to the Levites out of their inheritance, at the commandment of the LORD, these cities and their suburbs.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And the children of Israel gave unto the Levites out of their inheritance, according to the commandment of the LORD, these cities with the open land about them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So the children of Israel gave to the Levites in their inheritance by the command of the Lord the cities and the country round.








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